Showing posts with label spacecraft. Show all posts
Showing posts with label spacecraft. Show all posts

Saturday, April 29, 2017

China to conduct several manned space flights around 2020

China plans to conduct several manned space flights from 2019 to 2022, during which a 60-tonne space station will be assembled and built, said Wang Zhaoyao, director of China's manned space program office, Friday.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Friday, September 30, 2016

Rosetta Space Probe Studying 67P Comet Starts Final Manoeuvre

The European Space Agency’s (ESA’s) Rosetta space probe has completed its mission and the final collision manoeuvre has been initiated, the ESA announced.

Saturday, September 17, 2016

Rosetta Probe's Final Move: Unlocking Cosmic Secrets

On September 30 the Rosetta spacecraft will close in on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko after logging 6 billion kilometers across our solar system and will start its final dive towards the comet’s surface bringing its historic 12-year trek to an end.

Friday, July 01, 2016

Rosetta, Philae to reunite on comet at end of mission

Europe's trailblazing Rosetta spacecraft will end its mission on September 30, reuniting with robot lab Philae on the surface of a comet hurtling through the solar system, mission control said Thursday.

Saturday, April 09, 2016

MAVEN: Solar flares destroyed Martian atmosphere, how prepared are we?

A recent NASA study has revealed that massive solar storms stripped Mars of its atmosphere. Now, scientists have issued a warning that we need to do more to be prepared for such a "low probability but high-impact event" striking Earth.

Friday, October 02, 2015

Arrimage réussi du cargo russe Progress M-29M à l'ISS (vidéo)

Le cargo Progress M-29M, lancé jeudi, à 16h49 UTC, depuis le cosmodrome de Baïkonour, au Kazakhstan, s'est arrimé dans la nuit de jeudi à vendredi à la Station spatiale internationale (ISS), a annoncé un porte-parole de l'Agence fédérale spatiale russe (Roskosmos).

Progress M-29M cargo spacecraft docks with space station

The Progress M-29M space freighter has docked with the International Space Station (ISS), the Russian Space Agency (Roscosmos) said on Friday.

Thursday, October 01, 2015

Progress M-29M cargo spacecraft launched to space station

A Soyuz-U rocket with the Progress M-29M space freighter has blasted off from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan to the International Space Station (ISS), the Russian Space Agency (Roscosmos) said on Thursday.

Saturday, September 12, 2015

Soyuz TMA-16M: Descent capsule with crew of three cosmonauts begins re-entry. (... landed in a designated area in Kazakhstan)

The manned spacecraft Soyuz TMA-16M is entering the thick layers of the atmosphere, Mission Control told TASS. 

"The descent capsule has separated from the utility compartment and the equipment bay," Mission Control said.

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.

Monday, August 24, 2015

Japan’s unmanned cargo ship arrives at International Space Station

An unmanned cargo ship that blasted off aboard a rocket from Japan last week arrived at the International Space Station on Monday, according to the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency.

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Comet 67P, robot lab Philae’s alien host, nears Sun

A comet streaking through space with a European robot lab riding piggyback will skirt the Sun this week, setting another landmark in an extraordinary quest to unravel the origins of life on Earth.

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.

Thursday, April 30, 2015

NASA's Messenger Will Crash Into Mercury (video YT)

The first spacecraft to orbit Mercury, the closest planet to our Sun, will run out of fuel and crash on its surface Thursday, ending its 11-year mission.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Debris of Russian spacecraft failing to dock with ISS won't reach Earth (Constructor)

The debris of the Progress M-27M cargo spacecraft, which failed to dock with the International Space Station, will not reach Earth, Vladimir Solovyov, the first deputy general constructor of the Energia space corporation, said on Wednesday.

Progress M-27M cargo spacecraft, unmanned Russian spacecraft, plunging to Earth (official)

An unmanned Russian cargo spacecraft ferrying supplies to the International Space Station is plunging back to Earth and apparently out of control, an official told AFP.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Russian spaceship docking with ISS postponed indefinitely

The docking of the launched on Tuesday morning Progress M-27M cargo spacecraft to the International Space Station (ISS) has been indefinitely postponed, a rocket and space industry source told TASS.

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