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Recalling Bermuda’s Role In 1969 Moon Landing

Recalling Bermuda’s Role In 1969 Moon Landing

During his tragically abbreviated thousand-day 1961-63 presidency John F. Kennedy’s enthusiasm, determination and granite political will provided the momentum for a scientific and engineering crash programme unparalleled in human history. It was one which succeeded in fulfilling his audacious goal of “landing a man on the Moon and returning... Read more of this article

MMC Sponsors BUEI’s Interactive Space Exhibit

MMC Sponsors BUEI’s Interactive Space Exhibit

Marsh & McLennan Companies, which includes Bermuda-based operating entities Marsh and Guy Carpenter – today [Sept 24] announced its title sponsorship of the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute’s [BUEI’s] new interactive space exhibit, launching from tomorrow to Wednesday, October 9, 2019. The exhibit, 50 Years of Space, will commemorate... Read more of this article

NASA Satellite Image Of Tropical Storm Jerry

NASA Satellite Image Of Tropical Storm Jerry

NASA’s Terra satellite captured an image of Tropical Storm Jerry that “showed wind shear was pushing clouds away from the storm’s center.” A statement on NASA’s website said, “Forecasters use a variety of satellite imagery to understand what’s happening in a storm, and sometimes just a visible picture can tell a lot. NASA-NOAA’s... Read more of this article

NASA Satellite Image Of Hurricane Humberto

NASA Satellite Image Of Hurricane Humberto

NASA’s Terra satellite captured an image of Hurricane Humberto, saying that the “storm appears large in the imagery as it stretches from Florida to North Carolina, and has a tail extending to the northeast for hundreds of miles into the western Atlantic Ocean north of Bermuda.” A statement on NASA’s website said, “NASA’s... Read more of this article

“Human Computer’s” Bermuda Calculations

“Human Computer’s” Bermuda Calculations

NASA’s “human computer” Katherine Johnson celebrates her 101st birthday on Monday [Aug 26], and her indispensable role in ensuring space agency computers in Bermuda, Cape Canaveral and Washington DC were properly programmed before America’s first manned orbital space mission is being recalled.. Mathematician Mrs. Johnson’s... Read more of this article

Endeavour Graduates Learn About Space Travel

Endeavour Graduates Learn About Space Travel

On Wednesday, August 7th, a group of youth sailors from 11 middle schools across Bermuda who are participating in the Endeavour Graduate Summer Programme learned there are similarities between space travel and sailing during a NASA presentation on celestial navigation. Thanks to the US Consulate General in Bermuda, 24 Endeavour graduates along with... Read more of this article

Minister Roban On Summer Space Camp

Minister Roban On Summer Space Camp

Deputy Premier and Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban held a press conference this morning [Aug 6] for day two of the inaugural Summer Space Camp. Minister Roban said, “I am excited to be here today for day two of our inaugural Summer Space Camp, sponsored by the Ministry of Home Affairs.” U.S. Consul General Constance Dierman, Minister Walter... Read more of this article

MIT Professor Dr. Wood To Host Space Talk

MIT Professor Dr. Wood To Host Space Talk

Dr. Danielle Wood from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology [MIT] will hold a talk about how ‘Technology from Space Helps Keep us Safe on Earth’ on Monday, July 1st. “The talk will take place at the Bermuda Aquarium, Museum and Zoo at 6:30 pm and is open to the general public, free of charge. The Ministry of Home Affairs especially encourages... Read more of this article

Government Launches Space & Satellite Website

Government Launches Space & Satellite Website

The Ministry of Home Affairs has launched its Space and Satellite website which is the “official hub of Bermuda’s Space and Satellite Administration.” A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Home Affairs has launched its Space and Satellite website at www.space.gov.bm. “The aim of the website is to be the official... Read more of this article

Photo Of Bermuda Featured In NASA Book

Photo Of Bermuda Featured In NASA Book

A depiction of Bermuda as seen from space is included in a new photo essay book by NASA, with the image of the island one of 69 images included in their book entitled ‘Earth.’ “Swirling clouds, deep blue oceans and textured land- and icescapes are among the many faces of our planet revealed in NASA’s new photo-essay book: Earth,”... Read more of this article

Bermuda Space & Satellite Policy Advisory Panel

Bermuda Space & Satellite Policy Advisory Panel

Deputy Premier and Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban convened the second plenary meeting of the Bermuda Space and Satellite Policy Advisory Panel on Wednesday [Dec 12] in Washington, DC. “During the meeting, the Panel recommended strategies to attract space and satellite-related business to Bermuda while growing its domestic space and satellite... Read more of this article

Video: Ribbon Cutting At NASA Tracking Station

Video: Ribbon Cutting At NASA Tracking Station

[Updated] A ribbon cutting ceremony was held this morning [Nov 5] at the NASA Tracking Station on Cooper’s Island in the east end. Mr. Sam Scimemi, Director of NASA’s International Space Station, and Bill Wrobel, Director of NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility, led a delegation to Bermuda to officially open the NASA Tracking Station. At this morning’s... Read more of this article

Minister Roban On Emerging Space Economies

Minister Roban On Emerging Space Economies

Deputy Premier and Minister of Transport and Regulatory Affairs Walter Roban highlighted his recent attendance at the 34th Space Symposium in Colorado, saying that  “the space and satellite industry is flourishing” and “Bermuda’s role in this industry can grow.” Speaking in the House of Assembly today [April 27], Minister... Read more of this article