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Tag: Cassini–Huygens

Lockheed Martin-built NASA InSight Lander Officially on its Way to Mars

Lockheed Martin Space continued its Mars heritage when the Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight) spacecraft launched at 4:05 a.m. PT aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V 401 rocket. InSight has officially begun its six-month long journey to the Red Planet and is scheduled to arrive Nov. 26, 2018. Landers have… Read More ›

Northrop Grumman Launches STAAR Aerospace STEM Summer Camp for Students in the UK

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has launched its Summer Time Advanced Aerospace Residency (STAAR) programme, a unique summer camp open to students across the U.K., aged 14-15 years, with an interest in aerospace engineering. The STAAR programme has been developed in partnership with the Royal Air Force (RAF) and the RAF Museum, and will be delivered… Read More ›

NASA’s Cassini Spacecraft Finds Ingredient of Household Plastic in Space.

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has detected propylene, a chemical used to make food-storage containers, car bumpers and other consumer products, on Saturn’s moon Titan. This is the first definitive detection of the plastic ingredient on any moon or planet, other than Earth. A small amount of propylene was identified in Titan’s lower atmosphere by Cassini’s Composite… Read More ›

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