NASA’s portable antennas help bring space data back to Earth
March 19, 2018
Spacecraft wouldn’t have to wait to talk to giant ground stations. Spacecraft don’t usually have much flexibility when it comes to sending data back to Earth: they either have to venture within range of a dedicated ground station or offload it by returning ‘
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Newt Gingrich: A glimpse of America’s future in space in 2024 on 22nd of Apr 2018 Every time I turn around, I run into smart people (some still students) who are creating a better, cheaper, more capable future. Today they are outside the planning and procurement systems of NASA and the Department of Defense. That must change immediately.
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Senate OK’s New NASA Head by Razor (Apr 2018) “The NASA investment in Earth Science need not be focused on the political aspects of climate change, but for the good of society understanding what the future holds is critical to our success as a nation and as a civilization,” he added. Rachel
US Senate narrowly confirms Trump's new NASA chief (Apr 2018) "The @NASA administrator should be a consummate space professional—not a politician," Nelson tweeted. "He or she must also be a leader who has the ability to bring us together on a shared vision for future space exploration." NASA's previous full-time