The most significant events in space exploration for the year

2015 impressed with the number of discoveries of astronomers and the general achievements of scientists studying space.Comets, planets, asteroids, stars – all this has been studied, and brought results. Some achievements of astronomers may be called the most important for many decades. The bad news is that even the most significant achievements are forgotten.Perhaps some…

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Astronaut Tim Peak wrong number, call his wife from the ISS (2 photos)

British astronaut Tim Peak, which is now at the ISS, wanted to call his wife, Rebecca, but mistook the number and the handset lifted him to an unknown woman. Tim greeted the woman and said, on what planet he came. Later on the page, 52-year-old astronaut Twitter’e there were reports that it was not a…

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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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As people will spam orbit Earth for 58 years

British astronomer Stuart Gray has created a video to show that a person not only pollute the Earth, but also space. At the moment in the orbit of the planet is about 20,000 fragments of various spacecraft, which represent a danger to satellites and manned missions to the ISS.

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Start spacecraft “Soyuz TMA-19M” (22 photos)

Yesterday, from Baikonur to the International Space Station was successfully launched spacecraft “Soyuz TMA-17M.” He delivered to the ISS Christmas gifts and Christmas pudding. Pre returning crew is scheduled for 5 June 2016. Launch vehicle with the transport ship “Soyuz TMA-17M.” She was taken out of the assembly and test facility in the direction of…

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The US Congress fell asleep NASA money

Europe through the eyes of the artist (Source: NASA / ESA / K. Retherford / SWRI) NASA has at any time developing several projects. One of them is a mission to Europe, a satellite of Jupiter. Ensure the implementation of the mission can be a variety of ways, and now has a detailed plan drawn…

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Elon Musk – “Iron Man” in the real world

Elon Musk – one of the most prominent and active people of our time, who are changing the world. He is the co-founder of PayPal, founded SpaceX, Tesla Motors co-founder and SolarCity. He taught himself to design the space and rocket ships. It is compared with such geniuses as Wernher von Braun, Howard Hughes, Henry…

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Japanese probe successfully entered orbit around Venus after 5 years after the first failure

The fact that five years ago, the Japanese sent their own probe to Venus, heard not so many people. But today, on this apparatus will hear a lot – because “Akatsuki”, so called Venusian orbiter successfully entered orbit around Venus. And this despite the fact that the main engine broke down five years ago, all…

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