4th Annual EMER-GEN Program Returns in September

4th Annual EMER-GEN Program Returns in September

The 4th annual EMER-GEN program for young professionals and students interested in space careers will return to Maui during Sept. 12 to 14. EMER-GEN is a joint initiative of the AMOS Conference (happening Sept. 14 to 17) and the Space Generation Advisory Council...
Masten & PISCES Named Among Top 3D Printing Projects

Masten & PISCES Named Among Top 3D Printing Projects

Above: PISCES’ research to create ISRU basalt tiles will stack up to the challenge of a NASA STTR grant project. An additive manufacturing project led by Masten Space Systems in partnership with PISCES was named last month among the top 15 most exciting 3-D printing...
Mars helicopter completes 4 test flights, extends mission

Mars helicopter completes 4 test flights, extends mission

Above: Ingenuity’s 2nd flight captured by the Perseverance rover on Mars. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU/MSSS NASA-JPL’s Ingenuity Mars helicopter successfully completed four test flights last month, exceeding demonstrations on Earth and making aviation history as the...
What’s the HAPS (High-Altitude Platform System)?

What’s the HAPS (High-Altitude Platform System)?

Above: HAPSMobile’s Sunglider HALE-UAV takes flight. Credit: AeroVironment. By: By: Peter De Baets – Sr. Director, AeroVironment Improvements in power electronics and composites have taken the latest generation of aircraft to new heights with the development of...
NASA and SpaceX launch 2nd crewed mission to ISS

NASA and SpaceX launch 2nd crewed mission to ISS

Above: The Crew Dragon “Endeavour” launches atop a Falcon 9 rocket on Apr. 23 from Kennedy Space Center. Credit: NASA Four astronauts joined the International Space Station (ISS) crew late last month, marking the second-ever operational commercial crew flight...