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

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.

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Space rains junk on Spain

It's raining space junk in Spain. 
Rocket fuel tanks, chunks of satellites or something else entirely... In just over one week, three mysterious objects have fallen from the sky onto the country's southeast, prompting bomb disposal agents and experts in hazmat suits to rush over as puzzled locals looked on.

Wednesday, September 09, 2015

Amount of Russia’s space junk in orbit shrinks over year

Although Russia is still number one by the amount of space debris left in near-earth space, the amount of debris of Russian origin has reduced over the past year from nearly 6,300 to less than 6,200, the press service of the TsNIImash (Central Research Institute of Machine-Building - the head research center of Roscosmos), told TASS.

Tuesday, September 08, 2015

Space debris may pose threat to Russia’s national security (Russian space agency)

Pollution of near-earth space may create major hindrances to further space exploration in 50 years from now and even pose a threat to Russia’s national security, the head research center of Roscosmos (TsNIIMash — Central Research Engineering Institute) has warned.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Βουτιά θανάτου προς τη Γη κάνει σήμερα δορυφόρος

Ενας δορυφόρος που κατασκευάστηκε από τη NAΣΑ και την Ιαπωνική Υπηρεσία Εξερεύνησης για να παρακολουθεί τις βροχοπτώσεις στη Γη αναμένεται σήμερα να κάνει μια ανεξέλεγκτη βουτιά θανάτου προς τη Γη.

Saturday, May 16, 2015

Russia loses Mexican satellite after rocket failure

Russia on Saturday lost a Mexican satellite on launch just hours after a glitch with a manoeuvre involving the International Space Station, the latest in a string of embarrassing failures for its troubled space programme.

Friday, May 08, 2015

Four injured in ceiling collapse at Istanbul airport

Four people were injured on May 8 when the ceiling collapsed at part of the domestic terminal of Istanbul's Ataturk airport, Turkish media reports said.

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

Russia’s Progress space freighter debris may reach Earth on May 8. Hard-to-melt titanium and steel parts... (Roscosmos)

Russia’s Progress M-27M cargo spacecraft will be deorbited on May 8 and part of its debris may reach the Earth, Russian space agency Roscosmos told reporters on Wednesday.

Tuesday, May 05, 2015

Le cargo spatial russe Progress tombera sur Terre le 8 mai

Le lieu de la chute du vaisseau spatial n'est pas encore connu, mais il y aura des prévisions plus précises d'ici le 7 mai.

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