Space News Archive - July 31, 2010
Don Backer, a professor in the Department of Astronomy at the University of California, Berkeley, and a world leader in the field of radio astronomy, died on Sunday, July 25, after collapsing outside his home.
Researchers using the four spacecraft of ESA's Cluster mission have uncovered the long journey that energetic ions undergo during geomagnetic storms and how they ultimately precipitate into the Earth's atmosphere.
Venus and Earth are often described as sister worlds, however, the second planet from the Sun has obviously evolved in a very different manner from our Earth.
NASA has awarded a sole-source interim contract for electrical systems engineering services to MEI Technologies in Houston.
NASA has awarded a contract to Raytheon Technical Services Co of Webster, Texas, to operate, maintain and provide sustaining engineering at the Johnson Space Center's Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory and Space Vehicle Mockup Facility in Houston.
NASA's Robonaut 2 has no voice but is ready to tell you its story -- in 140 characters or less.