Showing posts with label cosmos. Show all posts
Showing posts with label cosmos. Show all posts

Sunday, January 09, 2022

James Webb Telescope fully deployed in space | Al Jazeera

James Webb Telescope

The James Webb Space Telescope has completed its two-week-long deployment phase, unfolding its huge, gold-plated, flower-shaped mirror panel as it readies to study every phase of cosmic history.

Saturday, December 25, 2021

James Webb Space Telescope, world’s largest, lifts off into orbit | Al Jazeera

James Webb Space Telescope


The world’s largest and most powerful space telescope has rocketed away on a high-stakes quest to behold light from the first stars and galaxies and scour the universe for hints of life.

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Harvard-Led Scientific Team to Scan Space in Search of Alien Civilization Traces - Sputnik International

Harvard-Led Scientific Team to Scan Space in Search of Alien Civilization Traces

The possibility of alien technology allowing travel between stars and galaxies has long engaged the minds of space enthusiasts, even though there is no credible evidence that the technology exists.

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Tuesday, December 01, 2020

Iconic dome at Arecibo Observatory collapses - UPI.com

dome at Arecibo Observatory collapses


The iconic Arecibo Observatory radio telescope in Puero Rico, the most powerful in the world, was destroyed Tuesday morning in an uncontrolled collapse.

Thursday, November 19, 2020

World's most powerful radar telescope at Arecibo will be scrapped - UPI.com

Arecibo Observatory

The iconic 18-acre radar telescope at Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico cannot be salvaged after it was damaged by broken cables and will be demolished, the National Science Foundation announced Thursday.

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Japan's Hayabusa 2 spacecraft reaches cosmic 'diamond'

Hayabusa 2 spacecraft
A Japanese spacecraft has arrived at its target - an asteroid shaped like a diamond or, according to some, a spinning top.

Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Moons of Giant Alien Planets Could Host Life

Moons of Giant Alien Planets Could Host Life
Researchers have identified more than 100 giant exoplanets that may have potentially life-hosting moons.

Friday, June 01, 2018

China sets up new laboratory for FAST telescope

FAST telescope
A new laboratory focusing on China's Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope (FAST) has opened, according to Science and Technology Daily.

Thursday, April 19, 2018

NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Satellite Takes Off From Cape Canaveral After Delay

NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite
NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) launches from Cape Canaveral Wednesday aboard one of SpaceX's Falcon 9 rockets after getting hit with a 48-hour delay.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

SpaceX postpones launch of NASA's planet-hunter spacecraft

SpaceX has postponed the launch of NASA's new planet-hunting mission in order to verify the Falcon 9 rocket's navigation systems, the California-based company has said.

Friday, April 13, 2018

Russia planning manned spaceflight to moon: Putin

Yuri Gagarin
Russia is actively implementing a lunar program through 2030, aiming to send astronauts to the moon, President Vladimir Putin said Thursday, Russia's Cosmonautics Day.

Thursday, October 05, 2017

Asteroid Size of a Small House to Fly Past Earth Next Week

Asteroid 2012 TC4, approaching Earth at around 30,000 mph (14 km/s)
A huge space rock approaching Earth is set to make a relatively close pass next week when it flies by our planet at about one-eighth of the distance to the moon.

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Thursday, June 15, 2017

La Chine lance un télescope à rayons X pour étudier les trous noirs

Pékin a lancé un télescope superpuissant à rayons X qui devra permettre aux chercheurs de mieux connaître la nature des trous noirs et des pulsars.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Space debris problem getting worse, say scientists

Scientists sounded the alarm Tuesday over the problems posed to space missions from orbital junk – the accumulating debris from mankind's six-decade exploration of the cosmos.

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