Telescope

TransAstra and Celestron Partner to Advance Space Domain Awareness with Uniquely Powerful and Economical Telescope Systems

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Tuesday, September 27, 2022

The agreement, signed earlier this month, enables Celestron, a highly-trusted commercial brand, to expand its product offerings on the ground and into space.

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  • The agreement, signed earlier this month, enables Celestron, a highly-trusted commercial brand, to expand its product offerings on the ground and into space.
  • For TransAstra, which develops advanced space technologies, the agreement provides very affordable, high quality optical hardware the company needs to progress key space domain awareness and asteroid prospecting projects.
  • The ground-based telescope system will be designed as a turnkey solution for customers including aerospace companies and government agencies.
  • With Celestron as a valued partner, we are able to develop a turnkey version of the Sutter telescopes, said TransAstra CEO Joel C. Sercel.

NASA's DART Mission Hits Asteroid in First-Ever Planetary Defense Test

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Tuesday, September 27, 2022

WASHINGTON, Sept. 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- After 10 months flying in space, NASA's Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) the world's first planetary defense technology demonstration successfully impacted its asteroid target on Monday, the agency's first attempt to move an asteroid in space.

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  • WASHINGTON, Sept. 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- After 10 months flying in space, NASA's Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) the world's first planetary defense technology demonstration successfully impacted its asteroid target on Monday, the agency's first attempt to move an asteroid in space.
  • As a part of NASA's overall planetary defense strategy, DART's impact with the asteroid Dimorphos demonstrates a viable mitigation technique for protecting the planet from an Earth-bound asteroid or comet, if one were discovered.
  • "At its core, DART represents an unprecedented success for planetary defense, but it is also a mission of unity with a real benefit for all humanity," said NASA Administrator Bill Nelson.
  • Johns Hopkins APL manages the DART mission for NASA's Planetary Defense Coordination Office as a project of the agency's Planetary Missions Program Office.

Infinix and Royal Observatory Greenwich Renew Corporate Partnership Ahead of ZERO ULTRA Launch

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Monday, September 26, 2022

SHANGHAI, Sept. 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Global smartphone company, Infinix and the Royal Observatory Greenwich are thrilled to announce the renewal of their corporate partnership and co-operation with shared ambitions and spirit. The partnership aims to give the younger generation more opportunities to enjoy cutting-edge technologies and explore beyond the limits of their imagination. The move comes as Infinix ramps up for the launch of its most advanced flagship smartphone to date, ZERO ULTRA, which is set to hit the global market with an industry-first 180W Thunder Charge on October 5th.

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  • SHANGHAI, Sept. 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Global smartphone company, Infinix and the Royal Observatory Greenwich are thrilled to announce the renewal of their corporate partnership and co-operation with shared ambitions and spirit.
  • "Infinix is honored to continue its partnership with the Royal Greenwich Observatory, to keep empowering younger generations, especially in emerging markets and to encourage them to actively explore and discover more possibilities.
  • The Royal Observatory Greenwich is home of Greenwich Mean Time and the Prime Meridian and one of the most important historic scientific sites in the world.
  • The Royal Observatory Greenwich is part of Royal Museums Greenwich which also incorporates the National Maritime Museum, the Queen's House and Cutty Sark.

Infinix and Royal Observatory Greenwich Renew Corporate Partnership Ahead of ZERO ULTRA Launch

Retrieved on: 
Monday, September 26, 2022

SHANGHAI, Sept. 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Global smartphone company, Infinix and the Royal Observatory Greenwich are thrilled to announce the renewal of their corporate partnership and co-operation with shared ambitions and spirit. The partnership aims to give the younger generation more opportunities to enjoy cutting-edge technologies and explore beyond the limits of their imagination. The move comes as Infinix ramps up for the launch of its most advanced flagship smartphone to date, ZERO ULTRA, which is set to hit the global market with an industry-first 180W Thunder Charge on October 5th.

Key Points: 
  • SHANGHAI, Sept. 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Global smartphone company, Infinix and the Royal Observatory Greenwich are thrilled to announce the renewal of their corporate partnership and co-operation with shared ambitions and spirit.
  • "Infinix is honored to continue its partnership with the Royal Greenwich Observatory, to keep empowering younger generations, especially in emerging markets and to encourage them to actively explore and discover more possibilities.
  • The Royal Observatory Greenwich is home of Greenwich Mean Time and the Prime Meridian and one of the most important historic scientific sites in the world.
  • The Royal Observatory Greenwich is part of Royal Museums Greenwich which also incorporates the National Maritime Museum, the Queen's House and Cutty Sark.

Titan Tool Supply Selects Embassy Global as New Worldwide Strategic Technical Marketing and PR Firm

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Friday, September 23, 2022

BUFFALO, N.Y., Sept. 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Titan Tool Supply Inc., a provider of industrial-grade optical instrumentation and precision micro finishing tools, today announced its appointment of the Hamburg, New York-based Embassy Global, LLC as its new worldwide strategic technical marketing, PR, and business development agency.

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  • BUFFALO, N.Y., Sept. 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Titan Tool Supply Inc., a provider of industrial-grade optical instrumentation and precision micro finishing tools, today announced its appointment of the Hamburg, New York-based Embassy Global, LLC as its new worldwide strategic technical marketing, PR, and business development agency.
  • Since 1952, Titan Tool Supply has supplied optical instrumentation to more than 5,700 customers in over 50 countries.
  • In addition, Titan Tool Supply offers its own bespoke high-precision video lens systems for enhanced end-user resolution and visualization capabilities.
  • The 100% woman-owned and WBE-certified Embassy Global is an award-winning strategic technical growth marketing, PR, business development, and management consulting firm.

NASA Scientist to Discuss 'Big Telescopes, Big Discoveries' at Library of Congress

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Monday, September 19, 2022

This new generation of big telescopes will reveal new worlds, moons, interstellar interlopers, and more, and spark new insights into our solar system's formation, history, evolution, and composition.

Key Points: 
  • This new generation of big telescopes will reveal new worlds, moons, interstellar interlopers, and more, and spark new insights into our solar system's formation, history, evolution, and composition.
  • The Library of Congress maintains one of the largest and most diverse collections of scientific and technical information in the world.
  • The Library of Congress is the nation's oldest federal cultural institution and the largest library in the world and holds nearly 151.8 million items in various languages, disciplines, and formats.
  • The Library serves both Congress and the nation online and on-site in its reading rooms on Capitol Hill.

Twisted Magnetic Fields Can Reveal How Protobinary Systems, Tatooine Planets Form

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Thursday, September 15, 2022

SOFIA saw a twisted magnetic field around a protobinary star system--a very young binary star system that is still growing. This provides a hint about how the protobinary system came to be. The findings were published in Geophysical Research Letters.

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  • COLUMBIA, Md., Sept. 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --Twisted magnetic fields around binary systems can reveal how the stellar system came together.
  • Circumbinary planets planets that orbit around two stars, like the fictional Star Wars planet Tatooine and its two suns exist in the Universe, and are sometimes referred to as Tatooine planets.
  • SOFIA saw a twisted magnetic field around a protobinary star system--a very young binary star system that is still growing.
  • Being able to see these magnetic fields helps decipher the formation of binary systems and, in turn, their associated Tatooine planets.

Slingshot Aerospace Offers Free ‘Air Traffic Control for Space’ Solution to Prevent Satellite Collisions in Orbit

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Tuesday, September 13, 2022

Slingshot Aerospace, Inc ., a company building space simulation and analytics products to make space safer, today announced that it is offering a free version of Slingshot Beacon to help prevent satellite collisions in orbit.

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  • Slingshot Aerospace, Inc ., a company building space simulation and analytics products to make space safer, today announced that it is offering a free version of Slingshot Beacon to help prevent satellite collisions in orbit.
  • Slingshot Beacon enables satellite operators anywhere in the world to receive urgent collision alerts; coordinate satellite maneuvers; and seamlessly communicate, especially during high-risk moments.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220913005451/en/
    Slingshot Aerospace is offering a free version of Slingshot Beacon to help prevent satellite collisions in orbit.
  • Slingshot Beacon enables satellite operators anywhere in the world to receive urgent collision alerts; coordinate satellite maneuvers; and seamlessly communicate, especially during high-risk moments.

Grandview Lights the Future with an Asteroid

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Friday, September 9, 2022

GUANGZHOU,China, Sept. 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- On September 8, 2022, asteroid No.29438 was officially named "29438 Zhengjia (1997 MV)", the phonetic spelling of Grandview in Chinese, and the opening ceremony of Grandview Museum of Science and Grandview Museum of Astronomy was held at Guangzhou Marriott Hotel. This is the first asteroid named after an enterprise engaging in public education by the International Astronomical Union (IAU), which represents not only the recognition and affirmation on the Grandview Group's contribution to citizens' science education by international and domestic scientific and educational societies, but also the expectation and encouragement for the future development of astronomy research and popular science education in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area. The opening ceremony also announced the official opening of Grandview Museum of Science and Grandview Museum of Astronomy, two new members of the "Grandview Planet".

Key Points: 
  • The opening ceremony also announced the official opening of Grandview Museum of Science and Grandview Museum of Astronomy, two new members of the "Grandview Planet".
  • On June 26, 1997, an asteroid was detected and recorded at Xinglong Observatory of National Astronomical Observatories (NAOC).
  • This year, with the approval of the WG Small Bodies Nomenclature, this asteroid was officially named "29438 Zhengjia (1997 MV)".
  • Chen Jiansheng, astrophysicist and academician of University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, presented the certificate of asteroid naming to Grandview Group.

Grandview Lights the Future with an Asteroid

Retrieved on: 
Friday, September 9, 2022

GUANGZHOU,China, Sept. 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- On September 8, 2022, asteroid No.29438 was officially named "29438 Zhengjia (1997 MV)", the phonetic spelling of Grandview in Chinese, and the opening ceremony of Grandview Museum of Science and Grandview Museum of Astronomy was held at Guangzhou Marriott Hotel. This is the first asteroid named after an enterprise engaging in public education by the International Astronomical Union (IAU), which represents not only the recognition and affirmation on the Grandview Group's contribution to citizens' science education by international and domestic scientific and educational societies, but also the expectation and encouragement for the future development of astronomy research and popular science education in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area. The opening ceremony also announced the official opening of Grandview Museum of Science and Grandview Museum of Astronomy, two new members of the "Grandview Planet".

Key Points: 
  • The opening ceremony also announced the official opening of Grandview Museum of Science and Grandview Museum of Astronomy, two new members of the "Grandview Planet".
  • On June 26, 1997, an asteroid was detected and recorded at Xinglong Observatory of National Astronomical Observatories (NAOC).
  • This year, with the approval of the WG Small Bodies Nomenclature, this asteroid was officially named "29438 Zhengjia (1997 MV)".
  • Chen Jiansheng, astrophysicist and academician of University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, presented the certificate of asteroid naming to Grandview Group.