Molecular atlas of an Australian dragon’s brain sheds new light on more than 300 million years of brain evolution

The Australian bearded dragon Pogona vitticeps. Credit: Max Planck Institute for Brain Research / G. Laurent These days, dragons are keeping “Game of Thrones” fans on their toes. But they are also providing important insights into vertebrate brain evolution, as revealed by the work of Max Planck scientists on the brain of the Australian bearded … Read more

Atlas 5 rocket ready for liftoff at dawn Thursday – Spaceflight Now

Live coverage of the countdown and launch of a United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket from pad 41 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida. The mission will launch the US Space Force’s SBIRS GEO 6 missile warning satellite toward geosynchronous orbit. Text updates will appear automatically below. Follow us on Twitter. SFN Live … Read more

ULA’s Atlas 5 rocket moved to launch pad with US military missile warning satellite – Spaceflight Now

ULA’s Atlas 5 rocket rolls out to Space Launch Complex 41 on Tuesday at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station. Credit: United Launch Alliance United Launch Alliance’s next Atlas 5 rocket rolled out to its launch pad Tuesday at Cape Canaveral for a fiery blastoff at dawn Thursday with a US military missile warning satellite. The … Read more

USSF-12 | Atlas V 541

Featured image credit: United Launch Alliance Lift Off Time July 01, 2022 – 23:15 UTC | 19:15 EDT Mission Name USSF-12 Launch Provider(What rocket company launched it?) United Launch Alliance (ULA) Customer(Who paid for this?) US Space Force’s Space Systems Command (SSC) and the Department of Defense (DoD) Rocket Atlas V 541 Launch Location SLC-41, … Read more

Atlas 5 rocket launches two US military satellites on $1.1 billion mission – Spaceflight Now

United Launch Alliance’s Atlas 5 rocket lifts off from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida, to begin the USSF-12 mission for the US Space Force. Credit: United Launch Alliance A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket fired off its launch pad at Cape Canaveral Friday on a six-hour climb to geosynchronous orbit, deploying a classified … Read more

Atlas V to make second launch attempt with USSF-12 mission

United Launch Alliance will now deploy a pair of Space Force technology demonstration payloads using its Atlas V rocket no earlier than Friday. The USSF-12 mission was due to liftoff from Cape Canaveral on Thursday, but persisting lightning storms in the area prevented a launch attempt throughout the entirety of a two-hour window. The USSF-12 … Read more

Countdown begins for Atlas 5 launch from Cape Canaveral – Spaceflight Now

Live coverage of the countdown and launch of a United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket from pad 41 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida. The mission, known as USSF 12, will launch the US Space Force’s Wide Field of View Testbed satellite and the USSF 12 Ring spacecraft into geosynchronous orbit. Text updates … Read more

Researchers develop first bearded dragon brain atlas

Interdisciplinary researchers at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign performed MRI scans on bearded dragons, like the one shown here, to generate a first-of-its-kind brain atlas: a high-resolution map of regions in the creatures’ brains. Credit: Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology. They’re not too cuddly, but bearded dragons are working their way into the … Read more

USSF-12 | Atlas V 541

Featured image credit: United Launch Alliance Launch Window(Subject to change) June 30, 2022 – 22:00-July 01, 2022 – 00:00 UTCJune 30, 18:00-20:00 EDT Mission Name USSF-12 Launch Provider(What rocket company is launching it?) United Launch Alliance (ULA) Customer(Who’s paying for this?) US Space Force’s Space Systems Command (SSC) and the Department of Defense (DoD) Rocket … Read more

OFT-2 CST-100 Starliner (Uncrewed) | Atlas V N22

Featured image: NASA Lift Off Time May 19, 2022 – 22:54:47 UTC | 18:54:47 EDT Mission Name CST-100 Starliner Orbital Flight Test 2 Launch Provider(What rocket company launched it?) United Launch Alliance (ULA) Customer(Who paid for this?) Boeing Rocket Atlas V N22 Launch Location Space Launch Complex 41 (SLC-41), Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida, … Read more