Has risen by height of 14200 meters then for 42 seconds I have started the hybrid rocket engine to reach the mesosphere (the site of the atmosphere at the height from 30 to 50 km) – 52 km at a speed of 2,67 Moves. The spacecraft was piloted by test pilots Dave Mackay and Mike of It is already
will appear of NASA is going to make a unique experiment onboard the ISS. His purpose – to create Universe "cold pole", that is to make the maximum cooling of matter, having brought her temperature to indicators in 10 billion times vacuum temperatures are lower. will pass the Experiment
In October of the 2017th engineers of a mission of Curiosity have managed to restore the mars rover drill feeder after the breakage which has happened more than a year ago. This system plays a critical role — without her the drill can't simply work and get examples of breed. After total
By means of the camera of high resolution the HRSC Mars Express spacecraft belonging to the European Space Agency in April of the current year has recorded a powerful dust storm around the Martian polar cap. Dust storms – the characteristic phenomenon for Mars at this time. After rather small
According to the draft of the federal budget of the USA for 2019, in the section of expenses on the Air Force the new article "Program of Start of Missile Systems" has appeared. Her purpose — the new program of start of small satellites into a low geostationary orbit. Under this article
Last year the authorities of the United Arab Emirates announced start of own space program. The objects then have been set very widely – from sending the ordinary probe out of borders of Earth before colonization of Mars competing in speed with Elon Musk. But here in the last interview Saleem
Originally the mission of the Opportunity mars rover has been calculated on only three months, however last Saturday the unique spacecraft has celebrated the 5000th working day, by 56 times having exceeded an established period. The mission of Opportunity started on July 7, 2003 by means of the
The Basic limiter on all flights in space from our planet the cost of start of the carrier rocket – system, plus fuel and service is. It is obviously very heavy for the small private capital, but the startup of SpinLaunch undertakes to solve this problem. His authors promise to construct a space
, together with Nokia (Finland) prepare the small device weighing 1 kg which will lay the foundation for creation networks of mobile communication 4G there for sending to the Moon. Delivery is planned in 2019 by means of the carrier rocket Falcon-9 of the Space X company. As reports the Live
Of Airbus together with IBM have started development of artificial intelligence on the basis of technology of IBM — Watson for crew of the ISS. The project has received the name CIMON (Crew Interactive Mobile Companion). According to the head of security service of Airbus Manfred Yauman,
B 2016 the scientific community was delighted to opening of the planet Proxima of the Centaur of b which bears to Earth a strong resemblance and could be suitable for life. And today, in the 2018th we have said goodbye to this idea. Because in the 2017th her star, Proxima of the Centaur, has
Became known that in China works on creation of the reusable cargo spaceship have begun. At the same time experts find in him some similarity to its American analog – the H-37V spacecraft. However at them and there are a lot of differences. X-37B is something like the pilotless cargo space ship
John Bosuell is known to as the creator of a musical soundtrack to educational films. By means of computer animation it has shown evolution of the Universe from the Big Bang in the 11-minute movie up to now where every second corresponds to 22 million years. This video something reminds short
About a problem of space debris is written much. Over 20000 Earth of objects from 10 cm in size registered in an orbit are also more capable to cause irreplaceable damage to the operating spacecrafts. The group of the British engineers of Airbus develops an original method of removal of space
Is well known that in the course of removal into a payload orbit carrier rockets leave behind holes in the atmosphere. Also missile launch of Falcon 9 in August, 2017 as a result of which there were circular shock waves didn't become an exception and the hole in plasma of an ionosphere with a
First in the history of the space program of China the Tyangun-1 station ("The heavenly palace") has stopped the existence in the night of April 2 approximately in 3 h 15 min. Moscow time. Her fragments have burned down over the southern water area of the Pacific Ocean, without having done anybody
On April 2 by means of the carrier rocket Falcon-9 the Dragon spaceship with a payload weighing more than 2,6 tons where the 100-kilogram collector of space debris of RemoveDEBRIS developed by scientists of the University of Surrey also enters has been started. Joining with the ISS has taken place
B will appear 2016 the astronaut of NASA Don Thomas has mentioned in one interview that in a decade of technology of flights in space will become simpler to the level when delivery of the single passenger to an orbit begins to cost no more than $10-15 thousand. That is, space tourism "on days off"
Early in the morning on May 5 to 4:05 h local time from U.S. Air Force base Vandenberg, State of California, the historical expedition of NASA to Mars started. By means of the carrier rocket Atlas-5 the InSight spacecraft has gone there (Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy
Astronomers from the Australian national university have found an object with unique characteristics to which and the name "Devourer of Stars" asks. But so far J215728.21-360215.1 was necessary to be content with the boring legal SMSS code ~. It is a black hole of power unprecedented hitherto which
To Group of the Scottish and Ukrainian scientists managed to reach break in creation of the mechanism of control for the self-absorbed missile fuel system. Unlike the classical scheme (a tank with fuel plus the engine), here working substance for the engine is the rocket. Her case and internal
to Tourists to whom terrestrial landscapes have bored, will be able soon to try "to walk" on the alien worlds thanks to the Exoplanet Travel Bureau project. It is a part of the official NASA Exoplanet Exploration Program program devoted to studying of planets outside our star system. Thanks to
One of the most mysterious discoveries made by the device of a mission of "New Horizons" on the most far-out planet of Solar system there were "wind and sand" dunes on the edge of a huge glacier "Planitiya Satellite". They look as terrestrial analogs which wind builds from sand in the form of long
Later after removal looks three months the GOES-17 weather satellite belonging to National administration of oceanic and atmospheric researches of the USA (NOAA) has transferred the first pictures of our planet of ultrahigh quality to an orbit. It became the second weather satellite of the
Our Solar system is surrounded by some kind of bubble, the filter called a heliosphere. A border area where streams of solar wind from our native star face alien radiation from interstellar space. What exactly there occurs as these elements interact among themselves and what space flight to that
All history of studying of potential life on Mars came down to step-by-step refusal of probability of such phenomenon. At first the planet was recognized as "dead" in a broad sense, but suitable for dwelling of mosses and lichens. After the missions of Mariner and Viking have refused to the Red
Over the Martian Valley of Persistence now the sandy storm of unknown force which can become a grave for the legendary Opportunity mars rover curls. The beginning of violence of elements in NASA was noticed still on June 1, by today the storm has covered space of 18 mln sq.km. Also there are no
Recently there are more and more futuristic projects on creation on Mars of habitats of terrestrial colonists where they will be able not only to live quite comfortably, but also to grow up plants and to be engaged in scientific research. However, all this will become possible under one condition:
The Atmosphere of the second planet from the Sun so dense and hot that it is more similar to the ocean in our, terrestrial representation. However there are winds and very strong which not just disperse local "air", but also can create exotic effects. In the 2015th the device "Akatsuki" in an orbit
Researchers from the University of New South Wales in Sydney and the Ege University in Turkey have studied distribution of carbon in interstellar dust and have drawn unusual conclusions. Carbon — chemical element, the fourth on prevalence, in the Universe, it much less, than the same
The New planet has been found within programs for studying of young stars of SHINE and DISK. As The Guardian reports, discovery was made by the staff of the European southern observatory by means of one of the most powerful VLT telescopes (Very Large Telescope). "Newborn" is at distance of 370
Not to allow Russia and China to colonize the natural satellite of Earth before the American nation – such is a message of Administration of the President of Trump to NASA. The order has been heard also in commercial structures of the USA. The Bigelow Aerospace and United Launch Alliance companies