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China launches pioneering Chang'e 4 mission to far side of Moon

China launches pioneering Chang'e 4 mission to far side of Moon China launched a lunar probe on Saturday which is expected to make the first-ever soft landing on the far side of the moon . It also carries seeds as part of a "miniature biosphere" experiment to grow vegetables in the lunar soil. "Potentially here it is possible to access the rocks that we never found on the surface of the moon ", - says the expert. The 140 kg Chang'e-4 rover. Continua a leggere...

Delta IV Heavy NROL- 71 Mission Profile

Delta IV Heavy NROL- 71 Mission Profile A new launch date will be provided when available. This will be 132nd mission for United Launch Alliance and ULA's second Delta IV Heavy launch in less than four months. Col. Bob Reeves, 30th Space Vice Wing commander, will be the space launch commander. "Team V has put in a lot of hard work for this launch", said Reeves. Continua a leggere...

Stage Falcon crash landed in the ocean after launching to the ISS

Stage Falcon crash landed in the ocean after launching to the ISS The moment was captured on video and shared on Twitter by SpaceX CEO Elon Musk even though the official SpaceX feed cut away from the rocket as it came down. The US military described Wednesday's mission as "a successful launch but a non-nominal landing". The grid fins are used to stabilize the booster, which managed to stabilize at the last minute, enabling the rocket to make a gentle landi... Continua a leggere...

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lands in ocean after successful cargo launch

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lands in ocean after successful cargo launch At the moment, SpaceX is really inspired with his success against models of Falcon 9, and will probably continue his experiments with the rocket - however, it remains only to wait for that. The booster hovered just over the water, then toppled out of view - the first failure over land in the last 12 tries, though that's not quite how one of SpaceX's top engineers painted it. Continua a leggere...

NASA InSight hears 'haunting low rumble' on Mars

NASA InSight hears 'haunting low rumble' on Mars NASA Administrator, Jim Bridenstine, shared a video about the new audio to Twitter Friday. "These images will help mission team members determine where to set InSight's seismometer and heat flow probe - the only instruments ever to be robotically placed on the surface of another planet". Continua a leggere...

Silly Seal Gets An Eel Stuck In His Nose

Silly Seal Gets An Eel Stuck In His Nose KTLV reports that this particular viral picture was taken over the summer on the French Frigate Shoals. The Hawaiian Monk Seal Research Program released a photo on Monday of a poor Hawaiian monk seal, squinting in what can only be a what-is-my-life look, with a probably-also-distressed eel stuck up its nose. Continua a leggere...

Russian scientists unveil plan to colonize the moon

Russian scientists unveil plan to colonize the moon Notably absent from the list are SpaceX and Boeing, though NASA recently ordered a safety review of the two companies, both of which are working to launch crewed missions . Lockheed Martin is planning for a massive lander that could ferry four astronauts from the Lunar Gateway to the moon, while Deep Space Systems is an aerospace engineering company developing the Mars Phoenix lander. Continua a leggere...

Soyuz docks with space station

Soyuz docks with space station CSA astronaut David Saint Jacques , member of the main crew to the International Space Station (ISS), interacts with his children from a bus prior to the launch of Soyuz-FG rocket. They managed to emerge safely despite the harrowing ordeal. The pair escaped unharmed, but the failed launch was the first such accident in Russia's post-Soviet history and a new setback for the country's once proud ... Continua a leggere...

Melting of Greenland's ice sheet has 'gone into overdrive'

Melting of Greenland's ice sheet has 'gone into overdrive' The author of the study, Dr Luke Trusel from US Rowan University, said: "Melting of the Greenland Ice Sheet has gone into overdrive". "The melting and sea level rise we've observed already will be dwarfed by what may be expected in the future as climate continues to warm", he said. Continua a leggere...

SpaceX broke multiple records with its launch of 64 satellites at once

SpaceX broke multiple records with its launch of 64 satellites at once As it continued to descend, the rocket is seen in video to begin to spin like a slowly twirling pencil in a counterclockwise motion, the Merlin engine's beneath it fighting to stabilize its flight. 'Appears to be undamaged & is transmitting data. The change may simply have resulted from landing-leg deployment, he said. "Given this event, we will likely add a backup pump & lines". Continua a leggere...

Watch NASA live stream the arrival of its OSIRIS-REx asteroid probe

Watch NASA live stream the arrival of its OSIRIS-REx asteroid probe Today, scientists burned the engines to place OSIRIS-REx safely in its orbit around Bennu , 7 kilometres from the asteroid at closest approach. Nasa's deep space explorer called Osiris-Rex, short for Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer, flew On Monday (December 3) to a skyscraper-sized asteroid believed to hold organic compounds that are fundame... Continua a leggere...

Taylorville IL got 41-minute warning of December tornado

Taylorville IL got 41-minute warning of December tornado The exact number of tornadoes won't be known until crews survey the damage, beginning Sunday. That was the most tornadoes in IL during a December storm since a Dec. About 10 minutes later, a second weaker tornado was confirmed less than 10 miles (16 kilometers) away near the town of Rudy, Arkansas. "There were several people who were initially trapped in their homes due to damage initially but... Continua a leggere...

Thousands march in Brussels climate change demonstration

Thousands march in Brussels climate change demonstration Hosting the talks in the heart of its coal region of Silesia, Poland tried to set the tone for the two-week meeting by promoting the idea of a "just transition" for miners and other workers facing layoffs as countries adopt alternative energy sources. Continua a leggere...

NASA astronaut gets second shot at ISS stint after failed launch

NASA astronaut gets second shot at ISS stint after failed launch MOSCOW: The first manned Soyuz flight since a failed launch in October successfully docked at the International Space Station on Monday, Russia's space agency Roscosmos said. The three crew members will spend more than six months conducting hundreds of science investigations in fields such as biology, Earth science, human research, physical sciences and technology development, providing the fo... Continua a leggere...

Astronauts Aboard Soyuz Rocket Safely Reach ISS

Astronauts Aboard Soyuz Rocket Safely Reach ISS The International Space Station ( ISS ) crew member David Saint-Jacques of Canada gestures shortly before their launch at the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan December 3, 2018 . "We are psychologically and technically prepared for blastoff and any situation which, God forbid, may occur on board", the 54-year-old said . Anne McClain, a 39-year-old former military pilot, struck a similar note... Continua a leggere...

REx is About to Meet an Asteroid

NASA scientists think the 484-meter-wide rock was once part of a much larger asteroid , which Space.com suggests was as large as the U.S. state of CT (which is 110 miles wide and 70 miles long), that was blown apart by some colossal collision a billion years ago. Continua a leggere...

Nuova Nissan Leaf Nismo RC presentata a Tokyo

Nuova Nissan Leaf Nismo RC presentata a Tokyo Nissan prevede di diffondere i sei esemplari in varie parti del mondo per garantire agli appassionati un'esperienza all'insegna della potenza e delle emozioni. LEAF NISMO RC presenta una serie di componenti leggeri e una struttura monoscocca sportiva interamente in fibra di carbonio, per un peso complessivo di 1.220 chili. Continua a leggere...

Astronauts Successfully Blast Off to International Space Station

The accident in October was the first aborted crew launch for the Russian space program since 1983, when two Soviet cosmonauts safely jettisoned after a launch pad explosion. RFE also quoted McClain, 39, saying: "We feel very ready for it". Less than two minutes into that flight, one of the rocket's four external boosters failed to separate and accidentally struck the core stage of the rocket,... Continua a leggere...

NASA, Russia launch Soyuz rocket to ISS just weeks after failure

NASA, Russia launch Soyuz rocket to ISS just weeks after failure They should reach the International Space Station by noon. The accident highlighted the "smart design of the Soyuz and the incredible work that the search and rescue people here on the ground are ready to do every launch", the 48-year-old said. Continua a leggere...

SpaceX calls off launch of satellites

SpaceX calls off launch of satellites Falcon 9 will be carrying 64 satellites belonging to companies, governments and research institutions in 17 different countries. The company tweeted that it's "working toward a backup launch opportunity on December 3", after it conducted additional tests. Continua a leggere...


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