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#Space Science | Applications


#NASA | CAPSTONE | Blazing path for Gateway, lunar space station


#Boeing | Starliner | Spacecraft


#Mecademic | Robotic arm | Assembling delicate aerospace electronics | Performing quality inspections | Testing, precision-machine small components | Micro manipulating extraterrestrial materials


#Institute of Space Systems | Technical University Braunschweig, Germany | Large scale, on-orbit additive manufacturing and assembly


#Institute for Space Technology | Technical University Berlin, Germany | Large scale, on-orbit additive manufacturing and assembly


#NASA Johnson Space Centre | Rocket manufacturing | Mecademic | Robot arm | Additive technology | Printing structures in space


#Airbus | Autonomous robotics for space assembly | Space factory | Metal3D printer | Producing radiation shields, tooling, equipment in orbit | Producing and assembling entire satellites in space | Refilling and repairing spacecraft | Algorithms for robotic arms to work together | Building bigger structures such as huge reflectors, allowing telecom satellites to cover entire planet


#Space Forge | Zero gravity production | Producing materials in earth orbit in returnable satellites | Investments from Berlin climate-focused World Fund, Los Angeles-based Type One Ventures and Houston-based Space Fund | Dedicated in-space manufacturing, coupled with reliable return


#European Space Agency (ESA) | Advanced Manufacturing Cross-Cutting Initiative | Design to Produce | Clean Space | Out-of-Earth Manufacturing | Full digital engineering workflow | Model-based system engineering | Smart manufacturing | Autonomous and intelligent systems | Virtual testing environment | Out-Of-Earth (OOE) Manufacturing | Larger spacecraft components, antennae reflectors, solar arrays, radiators | Reducing the dependence on cargo missions | Additive manufacturing (3D printing) | Technology for miniaturization of complex small systems, propulsion systems for nano-satellites, and RF equipment


#ESA | NASA | The MIRI European Consortium | JPL | University of Arizona | MIRI | Mid Infrared Instrument | MIRI captures mid infrared light, which highlights where the dust is | Dust is a major ingredient for star | Researchers to add much more precise calculations of dust quantities in stars and galaxies to their models | Beginning to more clearly understand how galaxies at any distance form and change over time


#NIRCam | Near Infrared Camera | Deep field, is a composite made from images at different wavelengths, totaling 12.5 hours | Researchers will continue to use Webb to take longer exposures | Webb Telescope


#ESA | Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer (Juice) mission


#SpaceX | T Mobile | Starlink satellites | Providing mobile users with network access in parts of the United States


#AST SpaceMobile | Building a global cellular broadband network in space


#Vodafone | Developing space based mobile network to connect directly with standard mobile phones | Devices to switch between space and ground based networks automatically


#ICEYE | Synthetic aperture radar (SAR)


#General Atomics | Air to Air Laser Communication System | Crosslinks from aircraft to other platforms such as unmanned aircraft, maritime vessels, and space systems


#ESA | Solar Orbiter | Solar snake | Tube of cool plasma suspended by magnetic fields in the hotter surrounding plasma of the Sun atmosphere | Plasma gas is hot and electrically charged being susceptible to magnetic fields | All gas in Sun atmosphere is a plasma temperature exceeding a million degrees centigrade | Mullard Space Science Laboratory (UCL), UK | Extreme Ultraviolet Imager onboard Solar Orbiter | Snake plasma travelling ca170 km/s | Energetic Particle Detector (EPD) | Understanding solar activity and space weather


#Artemis | NASA | ESA | Uncrewed test flight | Crewed flight beyond the Moon | Landing the first female astronaut and first astronaut of colour on the Moon | Spending a week performing scientific studies on the lunar surface


#SWOT | Surface Water and Ocean Topography mission | Providing high definition data on the salt and fresh water on Earth surface | Measuring the height of water in Earth freshwater bodies and the ocean | Providing insights into how the ocean influences climate change | how a warming world affects lakes, rivers, and reservoirs | how communities can better prepare for disasters, like floods | Tracking Earth water budget | where the water is today | where it is coming from | where it is going to be tomorrow | Helping to understand oceans role in climate change | ObservIng the entire length of nearly all rivers wider than 330 feet (100 meters) | Viewing rivers in 3D for the first time | Data of over a million lakes larger than 15 acres (62500 square meters) | Providing information about global ocean atmosphere heat exchange | NASA | CNES | CSA | UK Space Agency | ESA


#Airbus | Space exploration | Electronic components | Telecommunications relay platforms | Scientific satellites | Crewed spacecraft


#ArianeGroup | Safran | Ariane launcher


#SpaceX | Starship human landing system


#C2ES | Extreme Heat Study


#National Wheather Service | HeatIndex


#Thermo Fisher Scientific | Global Climate Studies


#Alba Orbital | Manufactures and supports PocketQube satellites


#AAC Clyde Space | CubeSat


#Spire | Designs, builds and tests nanosatellites in Scotland


#Mangata Networks | Building satellite manufacturing facility


#NASA | Satellite Earth Observation


#Intelsat | ESA | HummingSat | SWISSto12 | Geostationary orbit 36 000 kilometres above Earth | Small and lightweight | Designed for rideshare missions on launchers carrying one or more larger spacecraft to geostationary transfer orbit | Additive manufactured radio frequency equipment | Faster satellite build cycles in the future


#EUmetsat | Defining the system requirements | Developing the ground systems | Procuring the launch services | Operating the satellites | Making the data available to users


#MTG system | Providing critical data for weather forecasting


#NATO | Innovation Fund | Defence Innovation Accelerator for the North Atlantic (DIANA) | Dual use emerging technologies of priority to NATO | Artificial intelligence | Quantum enabled technologies | Autonomy | Biotechnology |Novel materials | Energy | Propulsion | Space


#Intel | Neuromorphic computing | Biological neural computation | New algorithmic approaches | Emulating human brain interactions | Spiking neural networks (SNNs) | Simulating natural learning | Dynamically remapping neural networks | Making decisions in response to learned patterns over time | Powering autonomous AI solutions | Supporting energy efficiency and continuous learning | Sensing | Robotics | Healthcare | Large scale AI applications


#Moon to Mars Program Office at NASA | Preparing to carry out missions to the Moon | Preparing to land the first humans on Mars


#UPM Plywood | WISA Woodsat | Kitsat 1U CubeSat | Selfies stick by Huld | Atomic oxygen sensor by Captain Corrosion, Tartu University | Color test cards by Tikkurila | Atomic Layer Deposition by Picosun | Fastener for the screws by Henkel


#ReOrbit | Autonomous & internetworking satellites manufacturing | Flght software | Satellite platform | Simulation software | SatCom satellites | Software defined satellite architecture | Mission simulator


#NASA | Artemis Accords | Outer Space Treaty | Creating safe and transparent environment which facilitates exploration, science, and commercial activities for all of humanity to enjoy


#Gateway | Multi purpose outpost orbiting the Moon | Provides essential support for long term human return to the lunar surface | Serves as a staging points for deep space exploration | Develop and test the technology and science needed for a human trip to Mars | Command and control systems for the lunar outpost | Robotic interfaces provided by the Canadian Space Agency to host payloads | ESA to provide lunar communications system to enable high data rate communications between lunar surface and Gateway | ESA provided refueling module


#Northrop Grumman | Developing Habitation and Logistics Outpost (HALO) for Gateway | Attaching and testing integrated HALO with Power and Propulsion Element (PPE)


#Maxar Technologies | Solar electric propulsion (SEP) subsystem destined for PPE


#Busek Co | Solar electric propulsion (SEP) subsystem | Thrusters


#Blue Origin | Developing a crewed lunar lander | NASA Artemis program | Sustaining Lunar Development (SLD) | $7 billion project | Blue Origin-led team: Lockheed Martin | Boeing | Draper | Astrobotic | Honeybee Robotics | Leidos | Dynetics


#Dynetics | Crewed lunar lander


#Leidos | Crewed lunar lander


#Honeybee Robotics | Crewed lunar lander |Mars Lander Return System | Lunar Power Grid for Artemis | Pneumatic sampler for Martian Moon Mission by JAXA | Motion control in space | Solar array drive and power transfer technologies


#Astrobotic | Robotic lunar lander | Ion Mass Spectrometer (PITMS) payload to understand better how water moves across the Moon


#Draper | Crewed lunar lander


#Boeing | Crewed lunar lander


#NASA Space Science | OSIRIS-REx | Collected sample from asteroid | Returned sample to Earth to drop off material from asteroid Bennu | Released capsule holding pieces of Bennu over Earth atmosphere | Research whether asteroids colliding with Earth billions of years ago brought water and other key ingredients for life | Mission to help scientists investigate how planets formed and how life began, as well as improve understanding of asteroids that could impact Earth | 4.5-billion-year-old asteroid Bennu | Evidence of high-carbon content and water in sample | Specialized gloveboxes and tools to keep asteroid material pristine | Electron microscope | Infrared measurements | X-ray diffraction | Chemical element analysis | X-ray computed tomography | 3D computer model | New Frontiers Program


#ACB | PCB manufacturer | Microvias | High density interconnect (HDI) printed circuit boards (PCBs) | Qualification of HDI PCBs for space missions | ESA | Hidden reliability threat | ESA qualification for HDI PCBs | IMEC, Belgian research institute | Thales Alenia Space, Belgium


#Intuitive Machines | Robotic lunar lander


#Firefly Space | Robotic lunar lander | Lunar Orbit Services | Task orders through the NASA Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS) initiative


#picknik.ai | Satellite capture, servicing, decommissioning | IVA cargo unloading, manufacturing, science | EVA inspection, maintenance | Lunar base assembly, maintenance | In-space servicing, assembly, manufacturing


#Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) | Developing ground-penetrating radar instrument | NASA Development and Advancement of Lunar Instrumentation (DALI) | Synthetic Pulse Artemis Radar for Crustal Imaging (SPARCI)


#Wise Observatory | Resolute encoders


#Ommatidia Lidar | Product: 3D Light Sensor | Usage: in-orbit characterization of large deployable reflectors (LDRs) | Channels: 128 parallel | Imaging vibrometry functionality | Target accuracy: 10µm | Measurement range: 0.5-20 m | Measurement accuracy (MPE): 20 + 6 μ/m | Angular range 30 x 360 | Vibrometry sampling frequenvy: 40 kHz | Vibrometry max in-band velocity: 15.5 mm/s | Power consumption: 45W | Battery operation time: 240 min | Interface: Ethernet | Format: CSV / VKT / STL / PLY / TXT | Dimension: 150x228x382 mm | Weight: 7,5 kg | Pointer: ~633 nm | Temperature range: 0/40 ºC | Environmental protection class: IP54 | Eye safety: Class 1M | Raw point clouds: over 1 million points | Calibration: metrology-grade with compensation of thermal and atmospheric effects | Geotagging: GPS | Output: 3D profiles of large objects


#Anybotics | Workforce App | Operate ANYmal robot from device | Set up and review robot missions | Industrial Inspection


#Frontgrade Gaisler | Space-grade microprocessor | BrainChip | AI-enabled space-grade SoC | Integration of BrainChip Akida neuromorphic processor | BrainChip