Showing posts with label debris. Show all posts
Showing posts with label debris. Show all posts

Friday, February 04, 2022

Astronomers set up anti-satellite initiative — RT

Astronomers set up anti-satellite initiative

Astronomers from across the world have launched an initiative to curb the impact of artificial satellites on important astronomical research, arguing for tighter regulations on projects like Elon Musk’s Starlink network.

Friday, December 03, 2021

ISS to Perform Avoidance Maneuver Against Space Debris on Friday - Sputnik International

ISS to Perform Avoidance Maneuver

(Sputnik) - The International Space Station (ISS) will perform a maneuver to avoid debris of US rocket Pegasus on Friday morning, Dmitry Rogozin, the chief of Russia's state space agency Roscosmos said.

Tuesday, November 16, 2021

NASA to monitor debris caused by Russia’s alleged anti-satellite missile test - TASS

NASA to monitor debris caused by Russia’s alleged anti-satellite missile test


Russia’s alleged test of an anti-satellite missile has endangered the International Space Station (ISS) and the crew on board of the orbital outpost, NASA Administrator Bill Nelson said in a statement.

Sunday, May 09, 2021

China rocket debris 'disintegrates over Indian Ocean' - Chinese media - BBC News

Debris from a Chinese rocket that had been hurtling back towards Earth has disintegrated over the Indian Ocean, China says.

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

La Agencia Espacial Europea quiere limpiar el espacio

 

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Una gigante nube de desechos orbita alrededor de la Tierra. Desde piezas milimétricas hasta satélites en desuso y etapas de lanzamiento rodean el planeta.

Thursday, October 15, 2020

Dead Russian satellite and discarded Chinese rocket are at ‘very high risk’ of colliding in orbit

Dead Russian satellite and discarded Chinese rocket are at ‘very high risk’ of colliding in orbit

An out-of-commission Russian satellite and a discarded Chinese rocket orbiting the Earth more than 600 miles above the surface have a ‘very high risk’ of colliding tonight.

Tuesday, April 03, 2018

Europe Launches Satellite to Start Space Junk Clean-Up Mission

Space Junk Clean-Up Mission
European engineers launched a satellite to the International Space Station (ISS) on Monday to track space junk and take it back to the earth, kicking off the Remove Debris project.

Wednesday, November 08, 2017

Crashing Chinese space station could rain fire on Europe

Tiangong-2
The European Space Agency (ESA) has already narrowed down the possible crash sites for the Chinese ‘Tiangong-1’ space station, including several European nations, which is due to meet its fiery end early in 2018.

Thursday, August 10, 2017

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.

Monday, January 30, 2017

Japan’s TEPCO finds possible nuclear fuel debris

The operator of Japan’s Fukushima nuclear power plant may have finally found a portion of nuclear fuel debris responsible for a lot of the lingering contamination from six years ago. If confirmed, it will dramatically improve clean-up efforts.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Suspended search for MH370 can restart with new evidence: Australian gov't

The Australian government has not ruled out a future underwater search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 so long as "credible new evidence" arises, Australia's Transport Minister Darren Chester said on Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Loss of Progress space vehicle probably caused by ‘foreign particles’ in pump

Presence of foreign particles inside the engine’s pump or violations of assembly procedures that occurred in the process of engine’s manufacturing may have been to blame for the loss of the Progress MS-04 cargo space vehicle last December, the Russian space corporation Roscosmos said on Wednesday.

Sunday, December 25, 2016

Russia’s Tu-154 Crashed Seven Minutes After Take Off – Source

Russia’s Tu-154 aircraft crashed in the Black Sea just under seven minutes after takeoff from the resort city of Sochi, a source in law enforcement agencies told RIA Novosti Sunday.

Saturday, December 10, 2016

After 10 Years of Development, Japan Launches Space Junk Collector Into Orbit

On Friday night Japan launched an unmanned spaceship containing a ‘space junk collector’ bound for the International Space Station (ISS). The "Kounotori" (stork in Japanese) was attached to an H-IIB rocket and departed from Tanegashima Island in the Kagoshima Prefecture.

Saturday, December 03, 2016

Fragment of Russian Progress Cargo Spacecraft Found in Siberia

Russian Emergencies Ministry specialists have found a fragment of the Russian Progress MS-04 cargo spacecraft in Siberia, a ministry representative told RIA Novosti on Saturday.

Friday, December 02, 2016

No fragments of defunct Russian cargo spacecraft found at expected crash site

A search team of the fire-fighting garrison in the Ulug-Khemsky district of the Republic of Tyva in south Siberia has not found any fragments of the defunct Progress MS-04 spacecraft at the expected crash site, the regional emergencies services told TASS on Friday.

Friday, September 16, 2016

Debris found off Tanzania part of missing MH370 plane

Debris found off Tanzania part of missing MH370 plane
A piece of aircraft wreckage found in June off Tanzania has been confirmed as coming from doomed MH370 flight, Malaysia said yesterday.

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