Zone of silence


Satellite engineers learn to get used to the weirdly hushed interior of the Compact Payload Test Range in ESA’s ESTEC technical centre area, in Noordwijk, the Netherlands. In this zone of silence, satellite antennas are tested ahead of launch.

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NASA Associate Administrator Statements on the Asteroid Initiative in the FY 2014 Budget Request

The following are statements from the associate administrators of NASA's Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate, Science Mission Directorate and Space Technology Mission Directorate on the administration's budget request for the 2014 fiscal year.

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