Showing posts with label Moon. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Moon. Show all posts

Sunday, December 15, 2013

Full video: Journey to the moon: Yutu separates from lander (3 video)


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China's "Jade Rabbit" separates from lander 
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BEIJING, Dec. 15 (Xinhua) -- 
China's first moon rover, Yutu, or Jade Rabbit, separated from the lander early on Sunday, several hours after the Chang'e-3 probe soft-landed on the lunar surface.
The six-wheeled rover touched the lunar surface at 4:35 a.m., leaving deep trace on the loose lunar soil. The process was recorded by the camera on the lander and the images were sent to the earth.

Sunday, December 01, 2013

China launches probe and rover to moon (video cctvnews)



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XICHANG, Sichuan, Dec. 2 (Xinhua) -- China launched the Chang'e-3 lunar probe with the country's first moon rover aboard early on Monday, marking a significant step toward deep space exploration.
The probe's carrier, an enhanced Long March-3B rocket, blasted off from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China at 1:30 a.m.
Chang'e-3 is expected to land on the moon in mid-December to become China's first spacecraft to soft land on the surface of an extraterrestrial body.
It is also the first moon lander launched in the 21st century.

Saturday, November 30, 2013

China to launch Chang'e-3 lunar probe early Monday (video cctvnews)

A mission to land the first spacecraft on the moon’s surface in over 40 years is set to begin on Monday. China will send its Chang’e-3 probe at around 1:30am local time, from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center.

It’s the first time China has attempted a soft landing on any extra-terrestrial surface. Scientific data from the moon’s surface will be sent directly back to earth, and a telescope will be installed on the moon.

Saturday, May 18, 2013

Mετεωρίτης χτύπησε την επιφάνεια της σελήνης (βίντεο)

  NASA researchers who monitor the Moon for meteoroid impacts have detected the brightest explosion in the history of their program.
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Ενα αυτοματοποιημένο τηλεσκόπιο που παρακολουθεί το φεγγάρι έχει καταγράψει εικόνες ενός μετεωρίτη βάρους περίπου 40 κιλών να χτυπά στη σεληνιακή επιφάνεια, δημιουργώντας μια εκτυφλωτική λάμψη, ανακοίνωσαν την Παρασκευή επιστήμονες της NASA.

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Russia Designs New Spaceship

MOSCOW, December 26 (RIA Novosti) - Russian space rocket corporation Energia has completed the technical design of a new manned spacecraft whose flight tests are due to begin in 2017, Energia President Vitaly Lopota said on Wednesday.
“We have completed the technical design project taking into account the fact that the new spaceship is to fly to the Moon, among other places,” he said.
Energia won the spaceship design tender in April 2009.

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