Samantha Cristoforetti: Barycentric balls in space [Voice Vert Dider]

In this video, a series of educational videos ESA, the so-called “Lessons from Space”, you will see the experiment conducted by ESA astronaut, Samantha Cristoforetti on the International Space Station, and learn what the barycentre or center of gravity, free fall, as well as objects move relative to each other in orbit PS: As always,…

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The launch truck Cygnus Orb-4 to the ISS is scheduled for 1:55

A few hours later the spacecraft will be launched within the Cygnus flight CRS Orb-4to supply the International Space Station. Automatic truck deliver to the ISS 3.5 tons of food, equipment and scientific experiments. This is the first launch of Cygnus after the failure of last October, when the missile was exploded a few seconds…

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How to cook a festive turkey on the ISS?

Turkeys in this form astronauts, perhaps, would like to get, but it is impossible to astronauts on the ISS, on the occasion of Thanksgiving Day celebration rolled. On this day it was decided to cook a turkey. But how? It is not in the same oven roasted poultry. To clarify this point, the team decided…

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On the ISS in early 2016 blossom flowers

November 16 to the ISS was activated system Veggie, designed for growing plants. This system is now help astronauts grow zinnias, and cause the plants to bloom. Perhaps for the first time in the history of human space exploration beyond Earth flowers bloom. Let it not the Moon or Mars, but achieving it is noticeable. The…

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World’s smallest phone which fit in key chain

Mobile phones designed to look like car key fobs are being used by prisoners to keep in contact with the outside world as the number confiscated by authorities continues to rise. The tiny mobile phone measures in at around 8cm x 3cm x 2cm, is manufactured in China and advertised online as a “fun item”.…

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