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NEW CAMERA SYSTEM TO OFFER HIGH-RESOLUTION IMAGES AND VIDEO OF LUNAR LANDINGS

A new spacecraft-mounted camera system funded by NASA is poised to return the first high-resolution video of a landing plume as it lands on the Moon.  The Heimdall camera system project, headed by Planetary Science Institute Senior Scientist R. Aileen Yingst, consists of four color cameras and a DVR to store images until they can […]

MOONWATCHER WILL LAUNCH ON VIRGIN GALACTIC’S LAUNCHERONE

Imagine seeing the Moon as only astronauts have seen it before. Now with MoonWatcher, the FIRST private satellite mounted with a state of the art camera, you will have this amazing opportunity. Spectacular images of the Moon will stream LIVE to the Internet with accompanying information and featuring the latest lunar news. To accelerate the […]

ROCKET LAB COMPLETES WORLD’S FIRST PRIVATE ORBITAL LAUNCH SITE

Rocket Lab has completed the world’s first private orbital launch complex, Launch Complex 1. Located on New Zealand’s Mahia Peninsula, Launch Complex 1 is set to enable the highest frequency of space launches in history. The facility will be the primary site for launches of Rocket Lab’s Electron vehicle, designed to lift a 150 kg […]

ASTRONAUT SCOTT KELLY’S PHOTOGRAPHIC YEAR IN SPACE

Astronaut Scott Kelly spent nearly a year in Space working aboard the International Space Station. During that time, he snapped hundreds of photos from space using a Nikon camera to shoot images of the Earth from his camera platform 249 miles up. He gazed out of the cupola, and with his camera captured images that […]

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