Showing posts with label space. Show all posts
Showing posts with label space. Show all posts

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Progress MS-09 Space Freighter Sets Record Reaching ISS in Less Than Four Hours

Space Freighter
Progress MS-09 space freighter has managed to implement an ultra-quick scheme for reaching and docking with the International Space Station (ISS), which took less than four hours, a Sputnik correspondent reported from the Mission Control Center of the Roscosmos state space corporation.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

NASA to test Israeli radiation protection vest on Orion mission

radiation protection vest
The US space agency NASA will launch an Israeli-produced radiation protection vest into space as part of its last test flight of Orion spacecraft before manned missions begin, Israel said Tuesday.

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Soyuz space capsule lands in Kazakhstan

Soyuz space capsule
The Soyuz MS-06 space capsule carrying three space travelers returning from the International Space Station (ISS) has landed in Kazakhstan 146 kilometers southeast of the city of Zhezkazgan, said a source in the Russian Mission Control Center located in the Moscow region.

Friday, February 16, 2018

Deux astronautes japonais et américain ont débuté une sortie orbitale

Deux astronautes japonais et américain ont débuté une sortie orbitale
Deux astronautes, japonais et américains, ont entamé vendredi une sortie hors de la Station spatiale internationale (ISS) afin de de réparer le bras télémanipulateur de l'avant-poste orbital et de conserver certaines pièces.

Thursday, January 25, 2018

EU urged to continue investment to strengthen position in space

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The European Union (EU) should continue to invest in space in order to strengthen its position in the area, according to participants at the tenth Conference on European Space Policy that concluded on Wednesday.

Friday, January 12, 2018

India launches 31 satellites on single mission

India launches 31 satellites
India on Friday successfully launched 31 satellites on a single mission from the southern spaceport of Sriharikota, officials said.

Thursday, November 02, 2017

China's Reusable Launch Vehicle Expected to Debut in 2020

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corp
China Aerospace Science and Technology Corp (CASC), a major space contractor, is collaborating with research institutes to develop a reusable launch vehicle and plans to make its maiden flight in 2020, Science and Technology Daily reported.

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Kazakhstan, Russia agree to develop joint projects at Baikonur launch pad

Baikonur
Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev said on Thursday that he had agreed with Russian President Vladimir Putin to develop the Russian-Kazakh project at the Baikonur launch pad that Russia leases from Kazakhstan to make Kazakhstan a space nation.

Monday, July 31, 2017

August Solar Eclipse Could Bring Disaster Nightmare to US

Solar Eclipse
The total solar eclipse that will sweep across the entirety of the continental United States on August 21 has the country’s emergency services officials bracing for impact.

Thursday, June 08, 2017

Russian Proton-M rocket takes US satellite into orbit (VIDEO)

A Russian heavy-lift Proton-M rocket has been launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome, taking an American communication satellite into space. This is Roscosmos’ first Proton-M launch this year.

Monday, April 24, 2017

India Wants to Win Global Credibility With More Satellite Launches

Aiming to lower the cost of access to space, the Indian Space and Research Organization (ISRO) chairman A.S. Kiran Kumar has said the space agency is aiming to increase the number of satellite launches from the existing seven to 12 per year.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Atlas-5 rocket carrying Cygnus spacecraft blasts off from Cape Canaveral

An Atlas-5 rocket carrying Cygnus spacecraft has blasted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida towards the ISS. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration NASA telecast the launch live.

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Antarctic Ice Hides 'Alien' Life on Bottom of Subglacial Lake

In early October, Russian scientists reported finding a unique bacterium in the subglacial Lake Vostok in Antarctica. The discovered microorganism could provide a clue as to what life forms we can expect to encounter when we venture further out into space.

Sunday, September 25, 2016

World's largest radio telescope begins scanning universe for signs of life

China on Sunday announced that the world's largest radio telescope is now operational and has begun scanning the universe.

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Indian Space Organization Gears Up for First Multi-Orbit Mission

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) will achieve another milestone next week when the PSLV-C35, in its thirty-seventh flight, will launch 8 payloads in two different orbits. This will be ISRO’s first multi-orbit mission.

Wednesday, September 07, 2016

US, Russian Astronauts Return to Earth After 6-Month Space Station Mission

One American astronaut and two Russians landed safely in Kazakhstan early Wednesday after spending nearly six months performing work on the International Space Station.

Sunday, August 28, 2016

India tests new space rocket engine

India on Sunday successfully tested a new rocket engine of the Super Sonic Combustion Ram Jet (SCRAMJET) from the southern spaceport of Sriharikota.

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Video: NASA Tests Mars Rocket Booster. Manned trips to Mars could start sometime in the 2030's

A powerful new rocket booster intended one day to take humans to Mars was successfully test fired Tuesday at a facility in Utah, NASA said.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

India successfully launched Wednesday a rocket carrying a record 20 satellites. The 20 satellites weighed 1,288 kg.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday congratulated the ISRO for the successful launch of a record 20 satellites in a single Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) mission.

Saturday, June 18, 2016

ISS Crew Lands in Kazakhstan

A Soyuz capsule, carrying a crew from the International Space Station, made a successful parachute landing Saturday in Kazakhstan.

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