Thursday 02 October, 2014

For the very first time, two spacecraft will fly in formation with millimetre precision

Caption: Proba-3 mission. / Credit: ESA - P. Carril

Spanish industry is leading the Proba-3 mission, a world first in precise formation flying. Continue reading “For the very first time, two spacecraft will fly in formation with millimetre precision” »  More...

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By BioNews On Monday, April 15th, 2013
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Ecuador to launch first domestically produced satellite

Ecuador will send its first domestically produced satellite into orbit in late April Continue reading “Ecuador to launch first domestically produced satellite” »  More...

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By IANS On Saturday, April 13th, 2013
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NASA plans for asteroids, astronauts and a trip to Mars

Planned space adventures over the next few decades for the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Continue reading “NASA plans for asteroids, astronauts and a trip to Mars” »  More...

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By IANS On Saturday, April 13th, 2013
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Russia must catch up in space exploration, says Putin

Russia must catch up with other space powers in deep space exploration, and higher Continue reading “Russia must catch up in space exploration, says Putin” »  More...

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By BioNews On Saturday, April 13th, 2013
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Nearly 25 percent Russians expect contact with aliens

Almost one in four Russians (23 percent) expect the human race to be contacted by representatives of an alien Continue reading “Nearly 25 percent Russians expect contact with aliens” »  More...

Credit: ESA/NASA/Hubble
By BioNews On Saturday, November 17th, 2012
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Hubble Telescope Traps Galactic Fireflies

Luminous galaxies glow like fireflies on a dark night in this image snapped by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. Continue reading “Hubble Telescope Traps Galactic Fireflies” »  More...

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By BioNews On Tuesday, October 30th, 2012
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Japan to launch new carrier rocket in 2013

Japan has plans to launch a new light-class Epsilon carrier rocket in summer 2013, according to the country’s national space agency JAXA. The space agency aims have an inexpensive rocket to launch compact More...

Image Credit: X-ray: NASA/CXC/George Mason Univ/N.Secrest et al; Optical: SDSS
By BioNews On Thursday, October 25th, 2012
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Mini-supermassive black hole identified

Astronomers have been able to identify one of the lowest mass supermassive black Continue reading “Mini-supermassive black hole identified” »  More...

Image credit NASA/JPL-Caltech
By BioNews On Thursday, October 25th, 2012
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`Mysterious` galaxy halos produced by orphan stars

UC Irvine and other astronomers have challenged previous theories about origins of galaxy halos in the sky. Continue reading “`Mysterious` galaxy halos produced by orphan stars” »  More...

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By BioNews On Thursday, October 25th, 2012
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China launches navigation satellite

China Thursday night successfully launched a satellite for its navigation system. Continue reading “China launches navigation satellite” »  More...