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Успешно запущен «охотник за экзопланетами» TESS Успішно запущено «мисливця за екзопланетами» TESS NASA’s “exoplanets hunter” is up and running

NASA’s “exoplanets hunter” is up and running

TESS space telescope that shall find thousands of planets in other star systems is launched. NASA has successfully launched…

Перший космічний готель може з’явитися до 2022 року Первый космический отель может появиться к 2022 году

World’s first space hotel may be constructed by 2022

California-based startup Orion Span has announced that space hotel will be in orbit within four years. Startup Orion…

Іонний двигун, що працює на повітрі

Ion-driven air motor

The ESA has created an ion engine propellant with air. A satellite equipped with such an engine may fly in the upper…

Stratolaunch: у космос – із найбільшого літака

Stratolaunch: into space from the largest aircraft

World’s largest plane is being created to make space flights more affordable. This relates to Stratolaunch, from where space rockets will be…

All you need to know about SpaceX intentions to colonize both the Moon and Mars

All you need to know about SpaceX intentions to colonize both the Moon and Mars

On September 25-29 the 68th International Astronautical Congress 2017 IAC2017 was held in  Adelaide (Australia). This event was of landmark nature because…

New technologies that will kill the traditional TV. Again

New technologies that will kill the traditional TV. Again

Will television ever become the thing of the past? Or it is already in the past? The biggest annual TV and broadcasting…

Ukrainian nanosatellite gears up for scientific tasks as a part of QB50 international project

Ukrainian nanosatellite gears up for scientific tasks as a part of QB50 international project

Ukrainian nanosatellite PolyITAN-2-SAU operates fault-free, and it is expected that by the end of September it will start taking…

Cubes on orbit: serious science thanks to almost toy space satellites

Cubes on orbit: serious science thanks to almost toy space satellites

Ukrainian scientists explore the least studied part of the Earth’s atmosphere using the nanosatellite within the framework of large international project QB50 We…

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1,000 Days in Orbit: MAVEN’s Top 10 Discoveries at Mars

On June 17, NASA’s MAVEN will celebrate 1,000 Earth days in orbit around the Red Planet. Since its launch in November 2013 and…

Вчені кажуть, що космічне сміття може руйнувати супутники

Space junk can destroy satellites, scientists say

At least 170 million pieces of rapidly-moving space junk are now circulating in Earth’s orbit and this debris may even lead to…