Archive: 6/10/2012

NASA to upgrade vital communications link

Technicians and engineers are completing final system checks and spacecraft inspections on the first of NASA's third-generation Tracking and Data Relay Satellites (TDRS). Boeing Space Systems will ship TDRS-K from its satellite ...

dateOct 06, 2012 in Space Exploration
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Getting Solar Dynamic Observatory into focus

From Sept. 6 to Sept. 29, 2012, NASA's Solar Dynamic Observatory (SDO) moved into its semi-annual eclipse season, a time when Earth blocks the telescope's view of the sun for a period of time each day. Scientists choose orbits ...

dateOct 06, 2012 in Space Exploration
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