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

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.

Saturday, May 28, 2016

Space X successfully for the third time put the rocket on a sea platform

The American company Space X announced that for the third time in a row carried out a successful landing of the lower stage of the rocket Falcon 9 on a sea platform.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Successful launch from Vostochny evidence of Russia’s independent space policy

The recent successful launch from Vostochny indicates that Russia pursues an independent space policy and can launch spacecraft independently of any political will, Irina Yarovaya, the head of the Russian State Duma Committee for Security and Counteraction to Corruption, said on Tuesday ahead of the plenary session opening.

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.

Sunday, April 10, 2016

Dragon cargo spaceship successfully docked to ISS - NASA

The crew of the International Space Station (ISS) has successfully docked the Dragon cargo spaceship, the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) said on Sunday.

Monday, March 28, 2016

Japanese space scientists scour skies after losing track of black hole satellite

Dozens of space scientists are desperately scouring the skies after losing track of a quarter-of-a-billion-dollar Japanese satellite that was sent to study black holes.

Thursday, March 24, 2016

For bacteria, life in space is better than on Earth

Scientists are exploring long-term space travel from every conceivable angle. For a team of researchers at the University of California, Davis, the angle is bacteria.

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.

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