Open Cosmos Announces DataCosmos Multi-satellite Platform

  • DataCosmos is a new platform from Open Cosmos which will make it easier for governments and organisations to access and utilise essential data from space
  • The platform brings together data from satellites and complementary sources and allows users to access applications to derive insights from earth observation including monitoring to advanced oil spill detection 
  • DataCosmos is part of Open Cosmos’s mission to make satellite data useful and valuable to everyone to solve the world’s greatest challenges

OXFORD, UK (Open Cosmos PR) — Open Cosmos – the leading SpaceTech startup simplifying access to space to help solve the world’s biggest challenges is today launching DataCosmos, its multi-satellite data platform that will provide advanced visualisation and data usage tools to transform access to critical space data. Publicly showcased today at the ESA Living Planet Symposium in Bonn, DataCosmos marks a paradigm shift in how companies and organisations can access satellite data and turn it into actionable information. 

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Astronomical Bone Loss Recorded From Space Travel

The mission patch for the TBone project. Photo was taken by Canadian Space Agency astronaut David Saint-Jacques during his mission aboard the International Space Station. (Credit: Canadian Space Agency)

UCalgary TBone study reveals impacts of pre-flight and in-flight exercise on bone loss.

by Kirstyn MacGillivary
McCaig Institute for Bone and Joint Health
University of Calgary

CALGARY, Alb. — Escaping the Earth’s orbit and floating through space for a six-month mission results in an average bone loss equating to nearly two decades of bone loss on earth. That means a 40-year old astronaut returns to Earth with a 60-year old skeleton.

Findings from the TBone study, published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, reveal that bone loss progresses with the length of a space mission despite daily exercise programs designed to prevent bone loss.

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Primary Mirror for NASA’s Roman Space Telescope Completed

The Roman Space Telescope’s primary mirror reflects an American flag. Its surface is figured to a level hundreds of times finer than a typical household mirror. (Credits: L3Harris Technologies)

By Ashley Balzer
NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center

GREENBELT, Md. — The Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope’s primary mirror, which will collect and focus light from cosmic objects near and far, has been completed. Using this mirror, Roman will capture stunning space vistas with a field of view 100 times greater than Hubble images.

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