Italian Space Agency

Type: Organization
Name: Italian Space Agency
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Italian presidency hopes to 'rekindle spirit' of united Europe

The word 'passion', which encompasses determination, desire and dreams, may be the word that comes closest to describing my experience in space. I've always dreamed of flying, and been attracted to the idea of flight and the freedom associated with it. ... [Published TheParliament.com - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Freshly Brewed Coffee Soon in… Space!

p style=”text-align: justify;”>Life in space is quite a challenge even for the well-trained astronauts on International Space Station, but soon their mornings will be much more pleasant with a cup of hot, freshly brewed espresso. No,  Starbucks is ... [Published Dubai Chronicle - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 2 reports

Space espresso is about to dock with the ISS

There are no espresso machines in space. And we thought the life destroying vacuum outside of a space station was bad. But all is not lost, a new machine is on its way into space to make it more coffee friendly for astronauts.The International Space Station ... [Published MSN UK - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Titan's Ocean Could Be As Salty As Dead Sea

Washington, D.C.Scientists analyzing data from NASA’s Cassini mission have firm evidence the ocean inside Saturn’s largest moon, Titan, might be as salty as Earth's Dead Sea.The new results come from a study of gravity and topography data collected during ... [Published WireNews - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Titan could have own Dead Sea

The ocean inside one of Saturn's moons could be as salty as the Dead Sea, NASA scientists have found.The data comes from the Cassini space probe's repeated flybys of Saturn's largest moon, Titan, over the past 10 years.The findings are published in this ... [Published iafrica.com - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Scientists Prepare for Cassini's 'Grand Finale'

The final phase of the Cassini spacecraft's remarkable mission, scheduled to begin in late 2016, will be dubbed the "Grand Finale," NASA announces.With input from more than 2,000 members of the public, team members on NASA's Cassini mission to Saturn ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Africa: Cassini Mission Celebrates a Decade At Saturn

A decade at Saturn has yielded a treasure trove of data that scientists will be analyzing for decades to come. The spacecraft has offered unprecedented opportunity to observe seasonal changes as Saturn and its moons completed one-third of their nearly ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

India figures out science of rocket dollars

CHENNAI: Monday presented a double delight for India and its space scientists as polar satellite launch vehicle PSLV-C3 reiterated its efficiency by launching five foreign satellites and promised to transform rocket science from a perceived money guzzler ... [Published Times of India - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 28 2014 - Updated Jun 28 2014 - 2 reports

ISS astronauts to get custom espresso maker

CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA – Talk about a cosmic caffeine jolt. The International Space Station is getting a real Italian espresso machine.Astronauts of all nationalities — but especially the Italians — have long grumbled about the tepid instant coffee served ... [Published Japan Times - Jun 28 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

FARNBOROUGH: Global focus for this year's show

With this year’s major aerospace event fast approaching, companies will be gearing up to demonstrate their capabilities and showcase their products in the flying displays.This year’s Farnborough air show is expecting to see around 1,500 exhibitors, with ... [Published Flight International - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 17 2014 - Updated Jun 18 2014 - 11 reports

6/18/2014: World: ISS ASTRONAUTS TO ENJOY COFFEE

The International Space Station will soon get an espresso machine, allowing astronauts to enjoy hot, freshly brewed coffee in space. A pair of Italian companies in cooperation with the Italian Space Agency (ISA) have announced plans to send an espres ... [Published Hindustan Times - Jun 18 2014]
First reported Jun 15 2014 - Updated Jun 16 2014 - 13 reports

CBS Sci-Tech: Space coffee options are out of this world

Pity the poor astronaut who yearns to wake up to a good cup of coffee, just the way she or he likes it. It's harder to brew coffee in space than you might think, and the process has never been perfected. But that should change this fall.Italian espresso ... [Published CBS News - Jun 16 2014]

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"Becoming European does not mean relinquishing our identity, it means enhancing it by becoming stronger and more aware of ourselves and others"
"Titan continues to prove itself as an endlessly fascinating world, and with our long-lived Cassini spacecraft, we’re unlocking new mysteries as fast as we solve old ones" said Linda Spilker, Cassini project scientist at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California, who was not involved in the study
"We want to understand the process that affects Titan's atmosphere," said Snowden. "It is interesting to scientists because its nitrogen-rich atmosphere may be similar to what Earth's atmosphere was like before life appeared."
"You can't just send a regular espresso machine to orbit and expect it to work" she says. Here on Earth, coffee machines depend heavily on gravity, she explains...

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Italian presidency hopes to 'rekindle spirit' o... [Published TheParliament.com - Jul 21 2014]
Rosetta Spacecraft Approaching Twofold Comet [Published Space Fellowship - Jul 17 2014]
Ocean on Saturn moon could be as salty as the D... [Published North Texas e-News - Jul 16 2014]
CWU Awarded $184K To Study Atmosphere On Saturn... [Published Central Washington University - Jul 15 2014]
Freshly Brewed Coffee Soon in… Space! [Published Dubai Chronicle - Jul 14 2014]
Space espresso is about to dock with the ISS [Published MSN UK - Jul 10 2014]
Space coffee, ISSpresso is heading for the star... [Published Pocket-lint - Jul 10 2014]
Anxious Arianespace Workers Stage Brief Walkout [Published Space News - Jul 09 2014]
What It Takes To Make A Decent Cup Of Coffee In... [Published WUWM - Jul 08 2014]
Final functional tests of BepiColombo underway ... [Published Aerospace Technology - Jul 07 2014]
Cassini Celebrates 10 Years Exploring Saturn [Published Nile International - Jul 04 2014]
Titan's Ocean Could Be As Salty As Dead Sea [Published WireNews - Jul 04 2014]
Vesta's rocky history [Published Nanowerk - Jul 04 2014]
Titan could have own Dead Sea [Published iafrica.com - Jul 03 2014]
Cassini Probe: Saturn’s Moon Titan Home To Ocea... [Published Inquisitr - Jul 02 2014]
Scientists Prepare for Cassini's 'Grand Finale' [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Jul 02 2014]
Africa: Cassini Mission Celebrates a Decade At ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 01 2014]
PUBLICIS GROUPE : Rosetta's Comet Target 'Relea... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 01 2014]
India figures out science of rocket dollars [Published Times of India - Jun 30 2014]
Astronauts get their caffeine fix - espresso se... [Published Design Product News - Jun 30 2014]
A decade of discovery: Nasa celebrates 10 years... [Published Mail Online UK - Jun 30 2014]
Astronauts finally get decent cup of espresso i... [Published Examiner.com - Jun 30 2014]
ISS astronauts to get espresso maker [Published Qatar Peninsula - Jun 28 2014]
ISS astronauts to get custom espresso maker [Published Japan Times - Jun 28 2014]
An out-of-this-world espresso [Published Journal-Gazette - Jun 28 2014]
Cassini Celebrates 10 Years Exploring Saturn [Published Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Jun 28 2014]
FARNBOROUGH: Global focus for this year's show [Published Flight International - Jun 25 2014]
Cassini Celebrates 10 Years Exploring Saturn [Published Space Fellowship - Jun 25 2014]
Titan’s building blocks might pre-date Saturn [Published Southwest Research Institute - Jun 24 2014]
Observing Alert: Distant Blazar 3C 454.3 in Out... [Published Universe Today - Jun 24 2014]
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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 ...
The International Space Station Is Getting an E... [Published TIME.com - Jun 15 2014]
The International Space Station is 240 miles above earth, but that doesn’t mean astronauts don’t have a hard time getting up in the morning — after all, they can make a run to the stars, but not a run to the Starbucks. But the ISS is about to get a ...
Is Saturn making a new moon? [Published EarthSky - Apr 15 2014]
The disturbance visible at the outer edge of Saturn’s A ring in this image from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft results from gravitational effects on ring particles by an object that may be replaying the birth process of icy moons. Cassini’s narrow-angle ...
[tt] (NASA) Deep Ocean Detected Inside Saturn's... [Published TranshumanTech - Apr 15 2014]
[ http://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/2014/03apr_deepocean/ ] (... links deleted ...) Deep Ocean Detected Inside Saturn's Moon (...) April 3, 2014: NASA's Cassini spacecraft and Deep Space Network haveuncovered evidence that ...
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