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

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Vostochny Cosmodrome: Russia launches rocket from new cosmodrome

Russia launched a Soyuz-2.1a space rocket from the newly-built Vostochny Cosmodrome in the Far Eastern Amur region in the early hours of Thursday, TASS news agency reported.

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Se inicia la construcción del telescopio más grande del mundo en Chile (video)

Autoridades chilenas y miembros de un consorcio internacional que incluye a Australia, Brasil, Corea del Sur y Estados Unidos inauguraron las obras para construir el Telescopio Gigante de Magallanes, confirmando el norte de Chile como el mayor centro de observación espacial del mundo.

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Most Earth-like worlds have yet to be born

New analysis of data suggests Earth is actually an early bloomer, and 92 percent of the habitable planets that will ever exist are yet to be born.

Sunday, October 11, 2015

Hubble Telescope Spots Mysterious Space Objects

Scientists from the Paris Observatory have discovered mysterious undulating objects on space photos made with the Hubble space telescope and ESO’s Very Large Telescope, scientific magazine Nature wrote.

Monday, October 05, 2015

NovaGea eco News (November 2015)

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Japan's space agency JAXA has announced the results of a competition to name asteroid 1999 JU3, the 980-metre-wide space rock it hopes to target with its sample-return mission Hayabusa2.

The agency chose the name Ryugu from over 7,000 suggestions.................Asteroid on which Japan's space agency will detonate explosives in 2018, to be called "Ryugu"

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Monday, September 28, 2015

Saturday, September 12, 2015

Soyuz TMA-16M: Descent capsule with crew of three cosmonauts begins re-entry. (... landed in a designated area in Kazakhstan)

The manned spacecraft Soyuz TMA-16M is entering the thick layers of the atmosphere, Mission Control told TASS. 

"The descent capsule has separated from the utility compartment and the equipment bay," Mission Control said.

Thursday, August 13, 2015

ESA Begins Sharing Philae Data From Icy Comet Surface

Scientists with the European Space Agency say comets could serve as cosmic laboratories in which some of the essential elements of life are assembled.

Friday, July 24, 2015

NASA's Kepler telescope spots Earth's close cousin

Scientists using planet- hunting Kepler space telescope have discovered a new catalog of exoplanet candidates and confirmed the first near-Earth-size planet in the "habitable zone" around a sun-like star, NASA announced during a press conference Thursday.

Sunday, June 14, 2015

European comet probe wakes up from hibernation

European Space Agency's Philae probe has woken up and made contact with controllers, seven months after it went into hibernation on the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.

Thursday, April 30, 2015

NASA's Messenger Will Crash Into Mercury (video YT)

The first spacecraft to orbit Mercury, the closest planet to our Sun, will run out of fuel and crash on its surface Thursday, ending its 11-year mission.

Friday, April 24, 2015

Hubble telescope celebrates 25th birthday

Hubble Space telescope is celebrating its 25th birthday, marking a milestone in the history of a telescope that defied its early critics to become a crucial tool in space exploration.

Since its launch on April 24th 1990, it's been providing astronomers and non-space experts with breathtaking images of the cosmos.

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Russia, US agree on extending cooperation on ISS

Russian space agency Roscosmos and its U.S. partner NASA have agreed on the extension of their cooperation on the International Space Station (ISS), Roscosmos said Saturday.

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Russian spacecraft docks at ISS. US astronaut and Russian cosmonaut will be the first to spend an entire year on the ISS

The spacecraft carrying three people docked Saturday with the International Space Station (ISS), according to a NASA Television broadcast.

Monday, March 09, 2015

Russian satellite hit by remnants of destroyed Chinese spacecraft (VIDEO)



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A small Russian spacecraft in orbit appears to have been struck by remnants of a destroyed Chinese satellite. It’s just the second time in history that an active spacecraft has collided with an artificial object while in orbit.

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Over 100 tons of space junk fell on Earth in 2014 (NASA)

More than 600 non-operating satellites, used-up stages of rockets and other pieces of space vehicles burnt last year reentering the atmosphere.

According to the American weekly newspaper Space News, the data was reported by NASA to the UN Committee on the peaceful uses of outer space, where the space junk disposition was discussed. 

Sunday, February 15, 2015

European last ATV-type cargo supply spacecraft sunk in Pacific

Fragments of the European final cargo supply spaceship of the ATV series, Georges Lemaitre, that undocked from the International Space Station (ISS) on Saturday have sunk in the Pacific, a spokesman for the European Space Agency told TASS on Sunday.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Le cargo américain Dragon se sépare de l'ISS (video)

Le cargo privé Dragon s'est séparé mardi à 19h10 UTC du module américain Harmony de la Station spatiale internationale (ISS), a annoncé la NASA.

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Mountain-Sized, 500-Meter-Wide Asteroid to Whizz By Earth on Monday

An asteroid, designated 2004 BL86, is set to pass near Earth on Monday, according to NASA.

The 500-meter-wide rock may seem apocalyptic in size, but thankfully it will pass no closer than 1.2 million kilometers of our planet — about three times the distance between Earth and the moon. The agency says it will provide a rare opportunity to get a good look at a near-Earth asteroid.

Monday, January 12, 2015

SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft arrives at space station

The unmanned Dragon capsule owned by private U.S. firm SpaceX arrived at the International Space Station (ISS) on Monday morning for its fifth commercial resupply mission to the orbiting laboratory, U.S. space agency NASA said.

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