The Shared and Competing Interests of Space Coalitions

Infiltrating the politics of the national space policy are a variety of space advocacy coalitions that apply pressure on policymakers in many different directions.

Space Mission Profiles: IKONOS, a Commercial Earth Observation Satellite

IKONOS was a commercial Earth observation satellite that was launched in September 1999.  It operated for almost 16 years until its decommissioning in March 2015.

NASA Probes Are Expanding Our Knowledge of the Sun

The Solar TErrestrial RElations Observatory (STEREO) consists of two identical spacecraft which NASA launched in 2006 into two different heliocentric orbits

Capturing an Image of The Great Hercules Star Cluster

Taken on the evening of September 10 this year, this week’s image features the Great Hercules Star Cluster.

The Shared and Competing Interests of Space Coalitions

Space Mission Profiles: IKONOS, a Commercial Earth Observation Satellite

NASA Probes Are Expanding Our Knowledge of the Sun

Capturing an Image of The Great Hercules Star Cluster

Will future space exploration be led by the government or the private sector? In this episode, Dr. Gary Deel talks to Dr. Dan Britt about the evolving role of private-sector companies like SpaceX in space exploration and space commerce.