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Hubble's Back, but Only Using One Gyro

Reported by Universe Today

The Hubble Space Telescope has experienced ongoing problems with one of its three remaining gyroscopes, so NASA has decided to shift the telescope into single gyro mode. While the venerable space telescope has now returned to daily science operations, sing...
  • By: Universe Today
  • On: Tue, 18 Jun 2024 23:58 +0000

The Marshall Star for June 18, 2024

Reported by NASA

California Teams Win $1.5 Million in NASA’s Break the Ice Lunar Challenge By Savannah Bullard After two days of live competitions, two teams from southern California are heading home with a combined $1.5 million from NASA’s Break the Ice Lunar Challeng...
  • By: NASA
  • On: Tue, 18 Jun 2024 21:58 +0000

High-Speed Market Studies

Reported by NASA

Owing to NASA’s Quesst mission and Commercial Supersonic Technology project, there is growing industry interest in commercial aircraft that fly faster than the speed of sound. In 2020, NASA funded two independent studies to investigate the economic v...
  • By: NASA
  • On: Tue, 18 Jun 2024 21:31 +0000

NASA Releases Hubble Image Taken in New Pointing Mode

Reported by NASA

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has taken its first new images since changing to an alternate operating mode that uses one gyro. The spacecraft returned to science operations June 14 after being offline for several weeks due to an issue with one of its gyr...
  • By: NASA
  • On: Tue, 18 Jun 2024 21:25 +0000

Artemis, Architecture, and Lunar Science: SMD and ESDMD Associate Administrators visits Tokyo

Reported by NASA

June 18, 2024 At NASA we always say that exploration enables science, and science enables exploration. During a recent, quick trip to Tokyo, Japan with our Associate Administrator for the Exploration Systems Development Mission Directorate (ESDMD), Cathy K...
  • By: NASA
  • On: Tue, 18 Jun 2024 21:02 +0000

NASA Awards Logistic Services, Management Contract

Reported by NASA

NASA has awarded the Goddard Logistics Services Contract to TRAX International Corporation of Las Vegas to provide logistics services and management for NASA missions. The cost-plus-fixed-fee contract includes a base period and up to five options with a po...
  • By: NASA
  • On: Tue, 18 Jun 2024 20:51 +0000