Tuesday, May 15, 2018

China sets a world record 370-day for human life on the moon


The Beijing University of Aviation and Cosmonautics completed a 370-day experiment to simulate the lives of people on the moon, setting a world record for its duration. This was reported on Tuesday by the newspaper China Daily .

There are eight volunteers, boys and girls, replacing each other in each of the three stages of the project,

Monday, May 14, 2018

NASA decided plants that can grow and bear fruits in space

NASA has decided plants develop for future generation of researchers who will need to feed themselves on travel to the Moon or Mars for several months or years. It is no easy to develop plants in space. The plant seeds can spread out in different directions. Water, instead of draining down through the earth, is collected in dewdrop and can flood the roots.

NASA is plans to send a mini helicopter to Mars


The American space agency said, a plans for the first time in the world to send to Mars in 2020 a mini helicopter - a miniature unmanned vehicle, which is designed to significantly deepen our understanding of the Red Planet. 

Sunday, May 13, 2018

Astronomers found a pair of dead stars that can be placed between the Earth and the Moon


Astronomers using the NICER telescope found in the group of the Altar a pair of dead stars that could easily be placed between the Earth and the Moon. White dwarf and pulsar are located at a distance of 300 thousand kilometers from each other. The findings of the researchers were published in the journal Astrophysical Journal Letters.

Astronaut NASA published a lights of fishing vessels from space


NASA astronaut Ricky Arnold, who is currently on the International Space Station , posted a Bangkok snapshot from space on his Twitter page. On the picture were also the lights of fishing vessels in the Gulf of Thailand.

"The lights of fishing vessels seem like the stars that were nailed to the shore of the Gulf of Thailand,

SpaceX launched a new version of Falcon 9


Falcon 9 launched vehicle will put into orbit a satellite for Bangladesh.Company Ilona Mask SpaceX has launched into space a new modification of the rocket Falcon 9 Block 5 which is to bring into orbit the Earth satellite Bangabandhu Satellite-1 commissioned by the Government of Bangladesh. The launch was carried out at 23:14 on Friday, May 11, in Kyiv time.

Thursday, May 10, 2018

An asteroid on the cold outer edge of the solar system


The international team of astronomers discovered in the Kuiper belt an extraordinary object that turned out to be, as it turned out, a carbon-rich asteroid. This asteroid became the first of its kind object identified on the cold outer edge of the solar system. Probably, this mysterious object formed in the Main asteroid belt between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter,

China sets a world record 370-day for human life on the moon

The Beijing University of Aviation and Cosmonautics completed a 370-day experiment to simulate the lives of people on the moon, settin...