CAPCOM News – January 25, 2021

Food for Thought The planet is dying faster than we thoughtBy Brandon SpecktorA triple-threat of climate change, biodiversity loss and overpopulation is bearing down on the Earth. Explainer: what influences air temperature? (Australian Bureau of Meteorology)Air temperature matters to us all, every day. We dress to be comfortable in it. We carry out our business activities,Continue reading “CAPCOM News – January 25, 2021”

CAPCOM News – January 18, 2021

From NASA – 2020 Tied for Warmest Year on Record By most accounts, 2020 was a rough year for the planet. Globally, it was the warmest year on record, just barely exceeding the record set in 2016. Overall, Earth’s average temperature has risen more than 2 degrees Fahrenheit since the 1880s. More About Our Warming World.Continue reading “CAPCOM News – January 18, 2021”

CAPCOM News – January 15, 2021

Test Firing the World’s Most Powerful Rocket NASA is testing the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket’s 212-foot-tall core stage — the tallest rocket stage the agency has ever built — with a Green Run Hot Fire test on Earth before launch day. Green Run is a series of eight tests that includes several first-time events for the world’s largestContinue reading “CAPCOM News – January 15, 2021”

CAPCOM News – January 14, 2021

Conference on space and artificial intelligence technology From the SGAC:As many actors involved in the space industry are integrating or beginning to show their willingness to progressively integrate AI into their technologies, Euroconsult and Innovitech have created a unique event: AIxSPACE. For the first time, this conference will bring together key stakeholders in space and artificialContinue reading “CAPCOM News – January 14, 2021”

CAPCOM News – January 12, 2021

UPCOMING EVENTS Space Specialists Space Mates Online – Space Sector NetworkingWeekly event – next on Tuesday 12 January 2021 “Space wants to kill us and the medications we take” webinar Australian final-year medical student Vienna Tran is teaming up with the Liverpool Aviation and Space Medicine Society to present a webinar on “Space wants to kill us andContinue reading “CAPCOM News – January 12, 2021”

CAPCOM News – January 2020

The Space Generation Advisory Council is holding two events: New Space Technologies and Opportunities: A discussion with space actors in the region About this Event:Space technology and its applications can be used to foster the development and implementation of Egypt Sustainable Development Strategy 2030. It models space programs and projects as a platform enhancing theContinue reading “CAPCOM News – January 2020”

COVID-19 Pandemic

Here are some resources collated from providing public health advice (covers international statistics and USA and Australia-specific). (The text for resources 3-7 was provided by The Hill website.) International WHO situation reportshttps://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/situation-reports/ The Hill – Here are some of the best maps to track the coronavirus epidemichttps://thehill.com/changing-america/well-being/prevention-cures/487469-here-are-some-of-the-best-maps-to-track-the Johns Hopkins University COVID-19 dashboard Johns Hopkins University hasContinue reading “COVID-19 Pandemic”

Featuring Mars Society Australia

MSA Goals: Mars is within reach.  The fourth planet from the sun, the Red Planet, is a potential new frontier for humanity. It is the nearest body in the Solar System known to possess all the mineral resources necessary to sustain a permanent human presence.  It has landscapes billions of years old that can shedContinue reading “Featuring Mars Society Australia”

Featuring the Australasian Society of Aerospace Medicine (ASAM)

The aims of ASAM are: To cultivate and promote aviation medicine and related sciences; To provide an authoritative body of opinion on matters of aviation medical significance; and To increase the awareness of the aviation industry, government, and the general public of the importance of aviation medicine to flight safety. Membership of ASAM is openContinue reading “Featuring the Australasian Society of Aerospace Medicine (ASAM)”