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The 'Pink Full Moon' rises this Friday

The 'Pink Full Moon' rises this Friday Instead, it's referred to as a pink moon because it's named after a plant known as the moss pink or wild ground phlox , which blooms around the same time of year as this full moon . Supermoons happen when the full moon coincides with perigee, but the difference in size even for these "super" natural satellites is usually too small to notice for unaided eye. Continua a leggere...

Israeli Spacecraft Will Land on Moon Today

Israeli Spacecraft Will Land on Moon Today The Beresheet lander captured this image in its final moments descending toward lunar surface. SpaceIL became only the seventh nation to put a spacecraft in lunar orbit and the first privately-funded mission to the moon. The failure was a disappointing ending to a 6.5-million kilometre voyage, nearly unprecedented in length, that was created to conserve fuel and reduce the price of lunar voyag... Continua a leggere...

Space station shipment launched from Virginia seashore

She says it's awesome. Jennifer Fogarty, chief scientist of NASA's Human Research Program, said Koch's extended mission would provide additional data about the effects of long-duration spaceflight on the human body and "support future missions to the Moon and Mars". Continua a leggere...

Scientists launch first ever pictures of black gap in astrophysics breakthrough - Eire

Scientists launch first ever pictures of black gap in astrophysics breakthrough - Eire The black hole that was captured in a first-ever picture has a moniker was named "Powehi", which means "establishing dark source of unending creation". The fact that black holes do not allow light to escape makes viewing them hard. This new research might change that. Yet, nobody knows how they formed or got so heavy. Continua a leggere...

The Newest: Commander States Israel spacecraft crashed on moon

The Newest: Commander States Israel spacecraft crashed on moon The Beresheet spacecraft , a vessel built by SpaceIL and Israel Aerospace Industries , has lofty goals: to become the first ever privately funded spacecraft to land on the moon. And though the contest deadline passed past year on March 31, 2018 and the $ 20 million prize went unclaimed , SpaceIL chose to push forth with the project with the aim of "showing the next generation that anything is po... Continua a leggere...

Center Core of SpaceX's Falcon Heavy Rocket Lost at Sea

Center Core of SpaceX's Falcon Heavy Rocket Lost at Sea Storms that hovered over the Sunshine State appear to have stirred up the rough seas out in the Atlantic which caused the core to topple over. The three rocket cores are fixed together during liftoff and are created to break apart after launch and guide themselves back to safe landings: The two side boosters conduct synchronized touchdowns on ground pads in Florida, while the center booster aims... Continua a leggere...

Israel plans new moonshot after maiden mission fails

Israel plans new moonshot after maiden mission fails Israeli state-owned defense contractor Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd. (IAI). also took part in its development, which continued even after the competition ended with no timely victor. Ofer Doron, director of Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) described the dramatic moments trying to save the project. Had Beresheet landed successfully on the lunar surface, it would have become the first successf... Continua a leggere...

SpaceX carries out first commercial flight

SpaceX carries out first commercial flight SpaceX tried to launch the Falcon Heavy rocket on Wednesday, however, high winds forced the company to push the liftoff window to Thursday, April 11 . "The Falcons have landed", Musk tweeted . NASA's Saturn V rockets, used for the Apollo moon shots, are the all-time launch leaders so far in size and might. Continua a leggere...

WhatsApp potrebbe presto arrivare su iPad

WhatsApp potrebbe presto arrivare su iPad Aprite dunque l'applicazione WhatsApp su iPhone , recatevi quindi in Impostazioni WhatsApp Web/Desktop e selezionate l'opzione 'Scannerizza il codice QR' per scansionare il codice apparso su iPad e iniziare ad utilizzare la piattaforma sul tablet. Continua a leggere...

Amazon ci ascolta tramite Alexa, ecco tutte le indiscrezioni

Amazon ci ascolta tramite Alexa, ecco tutte le indiscrezioni Al giorno d'oggi, dove internet e il web hanno sicuramente un'importanza diversa da quella che avevano solo 10 anni fa, la nostra quotidianità è basata su dispositivi sempre più smart e tecnologici. Inoltre, l'impiego umano è comune anche nel caso dell'assistente di Apple Siri , così come di quello di Google . Alcuni dipendenti ad esempio hanno raccontato a Bloomberg di aver assistito a co... Continua a leggere...

Nuovo crash per Facebook, Instagram e WhatsApp: malfunzionamenti anche in Piemonte

Nuovo crash per Facebook, Instagram e WhatsApp: malfunzionamenti anche in Piemonte AGGIORNAMENTO DELLE 13 .25 - Ad un'ora dai primi problemi non c'è ancora alcuna novità: i social continuano a non funzionare. Non solo Twitter: anche Telegram , altro servizio di messaggistica istantanea (come Whatsapp ), è però totalmente operativo. Continua a leggere...

Stratolaunch jet with 117-metre wingspan takes off for first flight

Stratolaunch jet with 117-metre wingspan takes off for first flight Mr Thomas said there were "a few little things that were off-nominal but really for a first flight it was spot on". Importantly, Saturday's flight was just a test - no rockets were launched from the giant plane as it soared at 17,000 feet. Continua a leggere...

SpaceX nails triple booster landing

SpaceX nails triple booster landing The launch marks the Falcon Heavy's second-ever trip to space, as well as its first commercial mission, as the megarocket carried Lockheed Martin's Arabsat 6A communications satellite into orbit. SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule, atop a Falcon 9 rocket, cleared its first unmanned test flight in March ahead of its crewed mission planned for July, while the first unmanned test for Boeing's Starliner... Continua a leggere...

University of MI alum helps discover first image of black hole

Bouman also led the development of a new algorithm to produce the first-ever image of a black hole as a grad student at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory three years ago. When the first-ever image was unveiled Wednesday, it prompted overwhelming excitement online, not only for science but also for the scientist behind it. Continua a leggere...

SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket is set to blast off tonight

SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket is set to blast off tonight Eight minutes after liftoff, SpaceX landed two of the first-stage boosters back at Cape Canaveral, side by side, just like it did for the rocket's debut previous year. As such, this marks the first commercial mission for SpaceX's powerful rocket. Back in February 2018, the test payload was SpaceX CEO Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster with a mannequin nicknamed Starman in the driver's seat. Continua a leggere...

Bones found in Philippines may belong to previously unknown human relative

Bones found in Philippines may belong to previously unknown human relative Aside from Callao Cave, human fossils have recently been found in another site in Bulacan province just north of the capital, Manila, Mijares said without elaborating. Homo luzonensis had extraordinarily small adult molars - "they're close to half the size of adult modern human molars", Tocheri said. As far as experts were concerned, species like the Homo erectus ventured into Indonesia. Continua a leggere...

What humanity learned from the first-ever image of a black hole

What humanity learned from the first-ever image of a black hole To cut a long story short: Einstein was right. So, to achieve this, a global network of eight ground-based telescopes called the Event Horizon Telescope project banded together to create one large telescope, designed to collect light data from the black hole . Continua a leggere...

Israel's Beresheet moon mission fails to stick lunar landing

Israel's Beresheet moon mission fails to stick lunar landing Only the United States, Russia (U.S.S.R.) and China have accomplished the feat, and the SpaceIL mission will also be the first privately-funded Moon landing in history. Kahn, a South African-born Israeli billionaire, said that he hoped the initiative would contribute significantly to future space exploration. Dictionaries in 27 languages are also on the disks, along with the Bible and a chil... Continua a leggere...

The First Picture Of A Black Hole Was Taken By A Woman

Bouman has since graduated from MIT and will start as an assistant professor at the California Institute of Technology this fall. Katie Bouman , 29, is a postdoctoral fellow at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics who has been working with the Event Horizon Telescope project since 2017. Continua a leggere...

Israel's SpaceIL circles moon with Beresheet (Genesis)

On April 4, Beresheet entered lunar orbit , targeting an actual landing for April 11, in the Mare Serenitatis region in the Moon's northern hemisphere. SpaceIL is a non-profit organization so this will be the first non-government spacecraft to land on the Moon or any other celestial body. A tweep enquires about whether the view gave the mission team any information about life on the Moon, promp... Continua a leggere...


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