Month in Review: Blue Origin Blues, Data for Everything, and Chasing SpaceX

On this episode of On Orbit, Via Satellite Managing Editor Rachel Jewett joins us to unpack what has been a whirlwind month for the space industry. Blue Origin just sent actor William Shatner, Blue Origin Vice President Audrey Powers, former NASA engineer Chris Boshuizen, and Medidata CEO Glen de Vries 347,539 feet above ground level … Read more

NASA Rocket Chasing the Mysterious Source of the Sun’s Hot Atmosphere

During its 2013 flight, NASA’s EUNIS sounding rocket examined light from the Sun in the area shown by the white line (imposed over an image of the sun from NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory) then separated the light into various wavelengths (as shown in the lined images – spectra – on the right and left) to … Read more