Sports field, park, turf management program set for July 16 in Floresville

A sports field, park and turf management program will be held July 16 in Floresville. (Texas A&M AgriLife Research photo by Kay Ledbetter) FLORESVILLE – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension…

“What we saw was an overworked and vastly underfunded Border Patrol trying to deal with an overwhelming flood of migrants and dangerous criminal cartels.” By Cong. Michael Cloud WASHINGTON, D.C.…

Landowners get lowdown on ag law at AgriLife Extension program

200-plus attend new ‘Owning Your Piece of Texas’ program in San Antonio Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Tiffany Dowell Lashmet, 806-677-5668, tdowell@tamu.edu Dr. Blake Bennett, 972-231-5362, blake.bennett@ag.tamu.edu SAN ANTONIO…

Eleanor Lutz is a biologist with a knack for producing visually rich data visualizations. She released her latest series, Atlas of Space, this month. Source: Science News

Robotically surveying lunar craters in record time and mining resources in space could help NASA establish a sustained human presence at the Moon – part of the agency’s broader Moon…

Inflatable balloon reflectors could peer into deep space, scanning for signs of water, at a fraction of the cost of a traditional telescope. Source: Science News

The Trump administration is trying to turn the International Space Station into a business. It could learn from the first guy to try that: Ronald Reagan. Source: Science News

NASA is opening the International Space Station for commercial business so U.S. industry innovation and ingenuity can accelerate a thriving commercial economy in low-Earth orbit. Source: NASA

Platinum is back

In June 2018, we came across an unusual set of samples spreading throughout South and Southeast Asian countries targeting diplomatic, government and military entities. The campaign, which may have started…

Media accreditation is open for the launch of the next SpaceX delivery of NASA supplies, equipment and science investigations to the International Space Station. Source: NASA

NASA is sending four technology missions that will help improve future spacecraft design and performance into space on the next SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket launch. Experts will discuss these technologies,…

NASA will announce the agency’s plans to open the International Space Station to expanded commercial activities at 10 a.m. EDT Friday, June 7, at Nasdaq in New York City. Source:…

Filled with more than 4,200 pounds of valuable scientific experiments and other cargo, a SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is set to return to Earth from the International Space Station Monday,…

Students from Pennsylvania will have an opportunity to speak live with a NASA astronaut aboard the International Space Station at 1:40 p.m. EDT Monday, June 3. Source: NASA

A USC team won the collegiate space race by sending a rocket above the Kármán line, the imaginary boundary that marks the end of Earth’s atmosphere. Source: Science News

Texas A&M student recognized as Borlaug Scholar by plant breeders association

Sarah Marsh studying to become rice breeder Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.eduContact: Sarah Marsh, smarsh@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Sarah Marsh, a senior student at Texas A&M University, is one of…

Students in Texas will have an opportunity next week to speak with a NASA astronaut aboard the International Space Station. Source: NASA

The first satellites of Elon Musk’s mega-constellation Starlink are heading to space, but the satellite internet project faces tough economics on Earth. Source: Science News

Media accreditation is open for SpaceX’s third Falcon Heavy launch, targeted for Saturday, June 22, from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Source: NASA

The space agency’s new budget amendment has been called a “down payment” on what will be needed in future years to fund the program. Source: Science News