New post on Guido Fawkes
The 2016 Mobility Roadshow incorporating Get Going Live! will be featuring an adaptive sports zone available to all visitors interested in playing inclusive sports such as wheelchair tennis and basketball, powerchair football and Boccia (26-28th May 2016, Silverstone, Northants).
New post on Guido Fawkes
Title Models of Proba-3 designs
Released 04/05/2016 9:02 am
Copyright ESA–G. Porter
The design evolution of ESA’s Proba-3 double satellite is shown by this trio of 3D-printed models, each pair – from left to right – produced after successive development milestones.
Engineers, and their scientist colleagues, who saved NASA’s Kepler spacecraft – twice – will answer questions about what it took to recover Kepler and get it back on the job of searching for exoplanets and a menagerie of astrophysical phenomenon on Wednesday, May 4 at 2 p.m. EDT during a Reddit.com “Ask Me Anything” or AMA.
The FAA Bombardier Global 5000 test aircraft used in the wireless communication system demonstration.
For the first time ever, a team of engineers at NASA’s Glenn Research Center conveyed aviation data — including route options and weather information — to an airplane over a wireless communication system for aircraft on the ground.
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The UK Space Agency has appointed a new interim Chief Executive, Katherine Courtney.
Katherine Courtney’s early career was spent developing new products and services in the global telecoms industry as a senior executive with both major multinationals and a series of start-up companies. She moved to the public sector in 2003 to lead the UK government’s National Identity Scheme Programme and then went on to lead a number of other flagship programmes including the development of Universal Credit, Growth Vouchers, Business Growth Service and UK Small Business Commissioner – steering four cross-cutting pieces of legislation through Parliament. The theme running throughout her career has been creating growth and efficiencies through technological innovation. She holds a Masters of Business Administration from London Business School.
The UK Space Agency’s chief executive leads a team of 60 who manage the UK’s civil space policy, regulation and programmes. She is responsible for realising the agency’s aims of increasing the size of the UK space industry, using space to understand planet Earth and the universe, and improving public services such as weather forecasting and communications.
May 4, 2016 – Ottawa – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces
Today, a 28-member Canadian team, including five members of the Canadian Armed Forces and 23 veterans, is traveling to Orlando, Florida, to compete in the 2016 Invictus Games. The 2016 Invictus Games – a Prince Harry initiative – are being held from May 8-12 at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Florida.