(in January of 1975)
Map registration is a technique that matches (“registers”) a location in an image to the identical location on a map. Astrobotic’s landing technology registers high-quality, real-time camera images taken during the lander’s descent with terrain maps
Astrobotic’s rover development group at Carnegie Mellon University is developing the Mobility Testbed – a rover to facilitate testing representative of the rover that will fly on Astrobotic’s mission to the Moon’s Lacus Mortis region.
The likely termination of the Constellation moon project points to the constraints on the once ambitious space program that accomplished so much in half a century.
The White House rolled out a sweeping national space policy for the United States on Monday, one that aims to boost international cooperation and reiterates plans to send Americans to visit an asteroid by 2025.
"You're freezing cold and there's glacial ice everywhere, and it gets just warm enough that you get a river," said James Dickson, a research analyst also at Brown University.
For the first time ever, astronomers have captured images of an exoplanet orbiting its star from one side of the star to the other. The orbit of the exoplanet is at about the same distance as that of Saturn to our Sun. After interpreting the data, sc
At 2:45 Eastern this afternoon in Florida the private Falcon 9 rocket launched on its first test flight. Its mission was to place a mockup of the Dragon space capsule into orbit. It is the first truly private rocket designed to put people into orbit
Two California companies, one a rocket engine builder and the other a mock moon lander champion, have teamed up to develop new private unmanned vehicles that NASA could send to the moon, Mars and asteroids.
The next chapter in space transportation is being written right now in the State of New Mexico. Forward-thinking pioneers are developing both vertical and horizontal launch vehicles using the power of free-market enterprise. As the world’s first
Scientists in China have broken the record for quantum teleportation, achieving a distance of about 10 miles, according to a new study in Nature Photonics.