Saturday, July 23, 2016
Researchers provided rover opportunity to choose their own targets for laser spectrometer. Scientists gave more autonomy Curiosity NASA Researchers at NASA upgraded the software of the rover Curiosity in such a way that it is now able to choose their own breed for analysis. As reported on the
site NASA ,
Sunday, June 5, 2016
MSK warhead launcher "Rokot" with the Russian geodesic satellite Geo-IK-2 on board separated from the second stage and brought a satellite into an intermediate orbit. Start was done six minutes earlier from
Arkhangelsk region. "Rokot" were created as part of the conversion
program is removed from the weapons of intercontinental ballistic missile
RS-18. Earlier start "Rokot" with Geo-IK-2 on board postponed either
due to technical reasons or organizational (now cannot tell). Launch of the
satellite is planned for May. The device is vegetating at the launch site from
the end of March.
On Monday, June 6, the astronaut Jeffrey Williams enters the first experimental inflatable habitable ISS module BEAM designed to test a new class of residential units planned to be used for the study of long-distance lines (!) Of space for commercial use in low-Earth orbits. May 28
in Saturday, for seven hours filled with air inflatable pilot
residential module manufactured by Bigelow Aerospace (BEAM).
Thursday, May 19, 2016
A team of astronomers has discovered a faint moon orbiting the dwarf planet Makemake; one of the five dwarf planets in the Solar System. The object, which takes its name from the Rapanui god of creation, Make-Make, it was discovered in 2005 and is a frozen 1,400 kilometers in diameter that orbits the Sun at a distance greater than Pluto's body.