House votes to override NDAA veto; Centerline Logistics acquires Saltchuk’s California bunkering business

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House votes to override NDAA veto 

The House yesterday voted 332 to 87 to override President Trump’s veto of the National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2021. The legislation, which includes this year’s Coast Guard Authorization Act, covers many areas of vital importance to U.S. maritime and shipbuilding interests. Its fate now rests on a Senate override. Full Article

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NASA Approves Heliophysics Missions to Explore Sun, Earth’s Aurora

NASA Approves Heliophysics Missions to Explore Sun, Earth’s Aurora

iss059e099150 (June 8, 2019) — The International Space Station was orbiting 269 miles above the Indian Ocean southwest of Australia when this nighttime photograph was taken of the aurora australis, or “southern lights.” Russia’s Soyuz MS-12 crew ship (foreground) and Progress 72 resupply ship are seen in this mesmerizing view.

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From the International Space Station’s orbit 269 miles above the Indian Ocean southwest of Australia, this nighttime photograph captures the aurora australis, or “southern lights.” Russia’s Soyuz MS-12 crew ship is in the foreground and Progress 72 resupply ship in the background.

Credits: NASA

NASA has approved two heliophysics missions to explore the Sun and the system that drives space weather near Earth. Together, NASA’s contribution to the Extreme Ultraviolet High-Throughput Spectroscopic Telescope Epsilon Mission, or EUVST, and the Electrojet Zeeman Imaging Explorer, or EZIE, will help us understand the Sun and Earth as an interconnected system. Continue reading

NASA Television to Air Departure of Northrop Grumman’s Cygnus from Space Station

NASA Television to Air Departure of Northrop Grumman’s Cygnus from Space Station

 

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Northrop Grumman’s Cygnus space freighter approaches the International Space Station where the Canadarm2 robotic arm is poised to capture it for docking.

Credits: NASA

Northrop Grumman’s uncrewed Cygnus spacecraft is scheduled to depart the International Space Station on Wednesday, Jan. 6, more than three months after delivering nearly 8,000 pounds of supplies, scientific investigations, commercial products, hardware, and other cargo to the orbiting outpost. Continue reading