Showing posts with label research station. Show all posts
Showing posts with label research station. Show all posts

Thursday, March 03, 2016

Obama welcomes NASA's Scott Kelly back to Earth

US President Barack Obama spoke by phone with NASA astronaut Scott Kelly Wednesday afternoon, welcoming him back to Earth from his yearlong mission on the International Space Station, the White House said.

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, February 08, 2014

Pôle sud: la Chine ouvre sa 4e station scientifique

La Chine a ouvert sa quatrième station scientifique baptisée Taishan en Antarctique, rapporte samedi l'agence Chine nouvelle se référant au bureau national des affaires océaniques.

Située à 2.600 m d'altitude entre les stations chinoises Zhongshan et Kunlun, la nouvelle base scientifique fonctionnera pendant la période estivale pendant les 15 prochaines années. Elle pourra accueillir jusqu'à 20 personnes. La station est dotée d'une piste d'atterrissage.

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

China deep sea exploration vessel sets sail

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China’s most advanced deep sea exploration vessel, the "Ocean 6" has set sail for the Pacific Ocean. 

96 scientists will be on board, the biggest number of personnel ever for such a mission. 

On its 160 day voyage, the vessel will reach destinations such as Guam and Hawaii. It will explore mineral resources in the seabed and will also conduct geographic and sea biology studies. 

"Ocean 6" was designed and manufactured in China. Compared to other vessels of its kind, "Ocean 6" is bigger, safer, and provides a more comfortable living environment for the research team.

Tuesday, February 05, 2013

UK opens new Antarctic station


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The UK has officially opened its newest Antarctic research station, which replaces a former station Halley 5. 

This was due to concerns that ice under the 20-year-old former station could break in the future.

EL News