NASA also will host a #ToBennuAndBack Virtual NASA Social. The 10th and final payload aboard this mission, Canon Electronics Inc.’s CE-SAT-IIB, was arranged by satellite rideshare and mission management provider Spaceflight Inc. CE-SAT-IIB is a technical demonstration microsatellite developed by Canon Electronics Inc. The U.S. Space Force will activate its first field station today, Oct. 21, in a ceremony to redesignate the Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs, Colorado as its first Space Operations Command. All membership questions must be answered to be accepted to the group. Buckle your seatbelts, it's a busy day in space . It is the 385th Delta launch since 1960, the 12th Delta IV Heavy and the 8th Heavy for the NRO. Each of the nine SuperDoves will be integrated with and deployed from Rocket Lab’s Maxwell dispensers, the industry’s lightest CubeSat dispenser in its class. This rideshare mission will be Electron’s 15th launch overall and fifth in 2020, making Electron the second most-frequently launched U.S. rocket this year. Planet's SuperDove satellites are part of a constellation of imaging craft designed to fly in a 500-kilometer orbit and provide global medium-resolution coverage of the Earth. NASA will broadcast coverage of a first for the agency as its Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) mission attempts to collect a sample of asteroid Bennu on Tuesday, Oct. 20, at 6:12 p.m. EDT.
Full mission coverage and participants (all times Eastern): 1 p.m. – Asteroid Science and Planetary Defense media teleconference with the following participants: Lori Glaze, Planetary Science Division director, NASA Headquarters, Washington, Hal Levison, Lucy mission principal investigator, Southwest Research Institute, Boulder, Colorado, Lindy Elkins-Tanton, Psyche mission principal investigator, Arizona State University, Tempe, Andrea Riley, DART mission program executive, NASA Headquarters, Jamie Elsila, research scientist at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland. Find out what the astronauts and cosmonauts aboard the International Space Station are up to by tuning in to the "ISS Live" broadcast. For more information on the OSIRIS-REx mission, visit: The OSIRIS-REx press kit is available at: https://www.asteroidmission.org/press-kit/. Watch a rocket launch, spaceship landing, asteroid update and more live today. Up to three crew members can return to Earth from the International Space Station aboard a Soyuz TMA spacecraft. Rocket Lab will launch an Electron rocket today (Oct. 21) to deliver 10 Earth-observing satellites into orbit for Canon Electronics and Earth imagery company Planet. OSIRIS-REx "tagged" the asteroid Bennu on Tuesday in an attempt to collect samples from the space rock 207 million miles from Earth. Electoral College map: The swing states Trump and Biden need to win in the 2020 election, Peer remembers ‘mounting panic’ of holidays without free school meals that Etonians ‘won’t experience’, Celebrity Antiques Road Trip's David Harper talks 'demanding' celebrities on the show, Saira Khan sends fans wild in the most lavish floor-length dress, Juventus vs FC Barcelona: Champions League preview - Cristiano Ronaldo set to miss Lionel Messi reunion, Insider Q&A: Google's Annie Jean-Baptiste on inclusion, This 5TB hard drive deal is the smartest solution to the tiny PS5 and Series X SSD problem, Linda Nolan lies in bed and thinks about the future amid cancer battle, UK cycling groups say rule on riding side-by-side is 'causing confusion', Edinburgh: ministers reject plans to convert neoclassical building into hotel, Cadbury Blossom Cookies Will Be Your New Favourite Spring Cookie. Canon's CE-SAT-IIB is a technology demonstration satellite designed to test a middle-size telescope ultra-high sensitivity camera to snap nighttime images of the Earth. UK coronavirus LIVE: 22,885 new cases as UK records highest death toll for five months, BBC takes down Oscar Pistorius documentary trailer after backlash over failing to mention Reeva Steenkamp, The secret to Victoria Beckham's glowing skin revealed, Shakhtar Donetsk 0-0 Inter: Lukaku scoring streak ends in Kiev stalemate, T-Mobile offers up yet another TV streaming service, Best hi-fi systems 2020: micro, hi-fi, vinyl, 'Drag Race UK' stars reveal why they kept their sexuality a secret at school, Dramatic moment police intercept a suspected drink driver, Wildebeest migration watched by only a handful of tourists, Cheesy Leeks Is A 10/10 On The Roast Dinner Side Chart, 2020 election polls: Majority thinks US worse than before Trump elected and 40% believes civil war is possible, Businesses warn over Scotland’s new five-tier system of coronavirus restrictions, Stevie Nicks: I talk to the spirits of Tom Petty and Prince, Countess Sophie stuns in beautiful jewellery as she makes surprise new appearance, Lokomotiv Moscow 1-2 Bayern Munich: Kimmich spares defending champions' blushes with late winner, Mercedes seals deal to take up to 20% stake in Aston Martin, Samsung Galaxy S21 springs iPhone 12-style "most basic" fail on fans, Death rates halved among critically-ill COVID patients in England in just three months, study suggests, A one-man 'A Christmas Carol' fills theater need in pandemic.
We’ll have a new commenting experience online soon. A new launch date has not yet been announced. The Electron’s first stage will be equipped with new hardware, including a reaction control system and an in-house designed parachute system, to orient the booster during its re-entry descent and slow down the first stage before a soft landing in the ocean where it will be collected by a ship. Watch it live in the window above, courtesy of ULA. "The Soyuz ride home, we have heard lots about it, somewhere between (riding in) a washing machine and a roller coaster, three-and-a-half hours of … “With Electron, we designed a launch system that makes access to space easy and puts our customers in the driver’s seat of their missions, and we’re proud to be delivering on that even through times of global disruption.”. Liftoff is set 5:14 p.m. EDT (2115 GMT) from Rocket Lab's Launch Complex 1 on the Mahia Peninsula of New Zealand. OSIRIS-REx, which is about the size of a 15-passenger van, is currently orbiting the asteroid Bennu 200 million miles from Earth.
"Since the station orbits the Earth once every 90 minutes, it experiences a sunrise or a sunset about every 45 minutes. The animation commences with the spacecraft’s slew into position for the Orbit Departure Maneuver and runs through the entire sequence of TAG events, concluding after the spacecraft’s back-away burn. Mission Information: A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV Heavy rocket will launch the NROL-44 mission for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO). When the crew is off duty, you can enjoy live views of Earth from Space. Hosted by Dante Lauretta, OSIRIS-REx principal investigator at the University of Arizona, and Michelle Thaller, science communicator at Goddard, the broadcast will cover milestones in the last 90 minutes leading up to TAG and spacecraft back-away. Update for Sept. 30, 11:59 p.m. EDT: Tonight's launch attempt was scrubbed after the rocket's Terminal Countdown Sequencer Rack detected an issue. OSIRIS-REx is the third mission in NASA’s New Frontiers Program, which is managed by NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, for the agency’s Science Mission Directorate in Washington. Use #ToBennuAndBack to participate. A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the GPS III SV04 satellite for the U.S. Space Force and Air Force from Space Launch Complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. You can see the Space Force's recruitment ad above until streaming begins. Bennu contains material from the early solar system and may contain the molecular precursors to life and Earth’s oceans. The spacecraft will deploy approximately 1 hour and 29 minutes after liftoff. For phone bridge information, media should contact Lonnie Shekhtman at email@example.com no later than 1 p.m. Oct. 21. It has a middle-size telescope equipped with an ultra-high sensitivity camera to take night images of the Earth and small size telescopes which are suitable for CubeSat use. Rocket Lab To Launch Commercial Earth-Imaging Rideshare Mission For Planet, Canon Electronics. 5 to 6:30 p.m. – Live broadcast from Lockheed Martin of OSIRIS-REx’s descent to the surface of Bennu and attempt at sample collection. Last week, the United States Space Force’s Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) announced an agreement with SpaceX to launch previously flown boosters on future National Security Space Launch (NSSL) missions. When is the 2020 US election and will it go forward as planned?
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