Italian Space Agency

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Name: Italian Space Agency
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Rosetta's Comet Scrambling Its Jets

This image of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, taken by Rosetta’s Optical, Spectroscopic, and Infrared Remote Imaging System (OSIRIS) on Sept. 20, from a distance of 4.5 miles (7.2 kilometers), shows jets of dust and gas streaming into space from the ... [Published Space Fellowship - 22 hours ago]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Cassini Images Yield Information On Saturn Moon Mimas

Relatively dark regions below bright crater walls and streaks on some of the walls are seen in this mosaic of Saturn’s moon Mimas, created from images taken by NASA’s Cassini spacecraft during its closest flyby of the moon. The crater floors and surroundings ... [Published WireNews - Oct 21 2014]
Entities: Saturn, Impurity, NASA, yield
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Thales Alenia Space to Build Cosmo Skymed-CSO Interface for $3.2 Million

Artist’s rendition of a Cosmo Skymed satellite. Photo: Agenzia Spaziale Italiana (ASI )[Via Satellite 10-17-2014] Thales Alenia Space will create a Common Interoperability Layer (CIL) between France’s Composante Spatiale Optique (CSO) military system ... [Published Satellite Today - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

‘Death Star moon’ could be hiding underground ocean, says NASA

, just before Mimas went into shadow behind Saturn. Image via NASA. A new study examining Saturn’s moon, Mimas, otherwise known as the ‘Death Star moon’ for its similarity to the Star Wars ship, has found it could possibly be hiding an underground ocean. ... [Published Silicon Republic - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Name Rosetta Mission’s Landing Site

ESA and its Rosetta mission partners are inviting you to suggest a name for the site where lander Philae will touch down on Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko on 12 November.As the location of the first soft landing of a human-made object on a comet, the ... [Published SpaceRef - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

NASA photo: The neighborhood of Saturn

Tethys appears to be stuck to the A and F rings of Saturn.NASA’s Cassini spacecraft is doing a lot of heavy lifting by analyzing the atmosphere of Saturn and its moons, surface conditions and changes all in the name of science and human knowledge. But ... [Published seattlepi.com - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

High Resolution Data from the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission to Be Made Publicly Available

By Elise Mulder Osenga , posted on October 7th, 2014 in Climate , Disasters , Quick LookPerspective with Landsat Overlay, Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. Image Credit: USGS .High-resolution data can have a direct impact on human safety. Satellite data, such ... [Published Earthzine - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 04 2014 - Updated Oct 04 2014 - 1 reports

Saturday Space Sight: The Odd Trio

The Cassini spacecraft captures a rare family photo of three of Saturn’s moons that couldn’t be more different from each other!As the largest of the three, Tethys (image center) is round and has a variety of terrains across its surface. Meanwhile, Hyperion ... [Published Armed with Science - Oct 04 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 1 reports

On Titan found a cloud of hydrocyanic acid

Scientists from the Netherlands, England and France have found over the South pole of Titan cloud of hydrogen cyanide. The results of own researches of the authors published in the journal Nature.The accumulation of frozen particles of hydrocyanic acid ... [Published RIN.ru - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

ISS astronauts will soon enjoy Italian coffee

The Italians really know what matters.  This week, at the 65th International Astronautics Conference (IAC) in Toronto, a cutting-edge espresso maker was on the show floor.  Italian coffee company Lavazza partnered with Argotech and the Italian Space Agency ... [Published WAAY-TV - Oct 01 2014]
Entities: Austronaut, Lavazza, Coffee
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Cassini Watches Mysterious Feature Evolve in Titan Sea

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft is monitoring the evolution of a mysterious feature in a large hydrocarbon sea on Saturn’s moon Titan. The feature covers an area of about 100 square miles (260 square kilometers) in Ligeia Mare, one of the largest seas on Titan. ... [Published Space Fellowship - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Italian Space Agency (ASI): fundamental physics on Earth and Space symposium next Monday

UsernamePasswordMemorize the usernameMemorize the password ... [Published Avio News - Sep 17 2014]

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"The idea that methane clouds could form this high on Titan is completely new" said Carrie Anderson, a Cassini participating scientist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, and lead author of the study...
"We really didn't expect to see such a massive cloud so high in the"
Titan's hydrocarbon lakes have long intrigued scientists, who speculate that life may be able to survive on the moon's surface. "But if life exists on Titan, it would be very different than life on Earth, which is intimately tied to liquid water" Space.com notes
...and a different electronic controller so we could resume thrusting quickly," said Dawn Mission Director and Chief Engineer Marc Rayman of JPL. "We have a plan in place to revive this disabled component later this year."

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Rosetta's Comet Scrambling Its Jets [Published Space Fellowship - 22 hours ago]
NASA identifies ice cloud above cruising altitu... [Published EurekAlert! - Oct 24 2014]
Cassini Images Yield Information On Saturn Moon... [Published WireNews - Oct 21 2014]
Explore Export – Italy [Published Business Weekly UK - Oct 19 2014]
Saturday Space Sight: Rosetta Comet Fires Its Jets [Published Armed with Science - Oct 18 2014]
Thales Alenia Space to Build Cosmo Skymed-CSO I... [Published Satellite Today - Oct 18 2014]
‘Death Star moon’ could be hiding underground o... [Published Silicon Republic - Oct 17 2014]
[tt] (ESA) Titan’s swirling polar cloud is cold... [Published TranshumanTech - Oct 17 2014]
Cassini Caught in Hyperion's Particle Beam [Published Space Fellowship - Oct 16 2014]
Name Rosetta Mission’s Landing Site [Published SpaceRef - Oct 16 2014]
Rosetta’s Comet Landing Site Close Up [Published Space Fellowship - Oct 16 2014]
PUBLICIS GROUPE : Rosetta Selflessly Beams Back... [Published 4 Traders - Oct 15 2014]
NASA photo: The neighborhood of Saturn [Published seattlepi.com - Oct 14 2014]
High Resolution Data from the Shuttle Radar Top... [Published Earthzine - Oct 08 2014]
What We Are Reading [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Oct 07 2014]
65th International Astronautical Congress | Exo... [Published Space News - Oct 06 2014]
Montage Shows Rosetta Comet Firing Its Jets [Published Red Orbit - Oct 06 2014]
Saturday Space Sight: The Odd Trio [Published Armed with Science - Oct 04 2014]
A new and efficient tool for optical designs [Published OE Magazine - Oct 02 2014]
On Titan found a cloud of hydrocyanic acid [Published RIN.ru - Oct 02 2014]
ExoMars Funding Commitment Needed in December, ... [Published Space News - Oct 02 2014]
Swirling Cloud at Titan's Pole is Cold and Toxic [Published Space Fellowship - Oct 02 2014]
What's that shiny, mysterious object in the sea... [Published Catholic Online - Oct 01 2014]
ISS astronauts will soon enjoy Italian coffee [Published WAAY-TV - Oct 01 2014]
NASA photo: Prometheus dips into Saturn’s ‘F ri... [Published seattlepi.com - Oct 01 2014]
NASA’s new amazing photo of Saturn shows Earth ... [Published seattlepi.com - Oct 01 2014]
Cassini Watches Mysterious Feature Evolve in Ti... [Published Space Fellowship - Sep 29 2014]
PUBLICIS GROUPE : Rosetta to Deploy Lander on N... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 27 2014]
The Copernican revolution [Published Finmeccanica - Sep 26 2014]
THALES : Europe's IXV atmospheric reentry demon... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 24 2014]
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[tt] (ESA) Titan’s swirling polar cloud is cold... [Published TranshumanTech - Oct 17 2014]
[ http://www.esa.int/Our_Activities/Space_Science/Cassini-Huygens/Titan_s_swirling_polar_cloud_is_cold_and_toxic/(print) ] #[1]Space Science - RSS [2]ESASpectral map of Titan Titan's swirling polar cloud is cold and toxic 1 October 2014 The international ...
What We Are Reading [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Oct 07 2014]
International News Coverage Economic Security Grim German data, IMF concerns spook Europe Marc Jones |Reuters A second day of grim German data and expectations for a cut in the International Monetary Fund’s growth forecasts spooked European assets ...
Contract signed for next phase of Second Genera... [Published Thales Group Press Releases - Aug 28 2014]
The contract is valued at around 66 million euros, and initiates the activation of Phase C3 of the program. Cannes, August 27, 2014  – Thales Alenia Space announced that it has signed an agreement with the Italian Space Agency (ASI) for the next phase ...
Astronauts Can Finally Get A Decent Cup Of Espr... [Published The Daily Caller - Breaking News, Opinion, Rese ... - Jun 17 2014]
A coffee producer, engineering company and space agency have come together to give astronauts an Italian taste of home aboard the International Space Station. “ISSpresso,” a joint effort by Italian coffee company Lavazza, engineering firm Argotec and ...
Coffee Snobs Can Finally Get a Decent Cup of Es... [Published Mashable! - Jun 17 2014]
Italian coffee company Lavazza, engineering company Argotec and Italian space agency ASI are working together to bring espresso to the International Space Station. The collaborated to build a device called ISSpresso, which offers non-instant coffee ...
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