Space

In the distant galaxy discovered water

Astronomers from the Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy in Germany (Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy) found traces of water in the galaxy from Earth several billion light years away.

NASA postpones mission to Mars by 2011

According to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the agency will have to delay the launch of the largest robotic Mars project, the cost of which may exceed your budget by a few hundred million dollars.

NASA Hubble telescope was first revealed to the world image exoplanets

Hubble Space Telescope of the U.S.National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), made the first shot (in the visual spectrum) of the planet, orbiting a star outside the solar system.

Small gallery of fascinating photographs from space

Giant Black Widow is hiding somewhere in the Milky Way, emitting streams of deadly radiation.

NASA launched a study of the outer limits of the solar system

In the Sunday, October 19th at 13:47 EST on NASA successfully launched a space probe IBEX (Interstellar Boundary Explorer mission), designed to study the interstellar external borders.

Phoenix survived the Martian sandstorm

NASA Phoenix Mars rover has survived a sandstorm, which caused a temporary drop in voltage across the board due to lack of sunlight. The team continues to explore the northern plains of the Red Planet.

China goes into space

On Thursday, China successfully launched into orbit astronaut team of three people to run the country’s first spacewalk. This will be the first major breakthrough since the first flight of a Chinese citizen into space in 2003.

The space probe of the European Space Agency, met with the asteroid Steins. Video

ESA (the European Space Agency, ESA) said on Friday about the successful flight around the probe Rosetta asteroid Steins, at a distance of more than 400 million kilometers from Earth.

Mars rover "Opportunity" get out of Victoria Crater

NASA Opportunity rover has successfully climbed out of Victoria Crater, which it studied for nearly a year.

Dark matter can cause a solar flare?

It is believed that a solar flare - a sudden change in the brightness of the solar chromosphere, which greatly relieved when energy stored in twisted magnetic fields (usually above sunspots).

Scientists are developing a GPS navigation system for the Moon

It is known that in 2020 the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has planned to fly to the moon.

And on Mars gardens bloom! Martian soil is suitable for plant life

"Put the asparagus in a pot filled with Martian soil, and the asparagus will grow" - stunned the world with his statement academics.

NASA lunar module is ready to bomb the moon

NASA team of technicians conducting final testing of shock module (impactor) unit LCROSS (Lunar CRater Observation and Sensing Satellite), on which great hopes in the search for water on the moon.

"Phoenix" collect Martian soil for analysis. Photo

Phoenix Mars rover took the Martian soil. More precisely - for finding it favorable for the existence of life elements. On Friday, he took a handful of soil analysis at the North Pole.

In space, found a strange ring around a dead star

Attracted the attention of scientists highly unusual ring around the remains of an exploded star SGR 1900 +14.

100 explosions on the Moon

Not so long ago, anyone who claims that he saw a flash of light on the Moon, professional astronomers would have looked with great suspicion.

"Phoenix" will soon land on Mars and take up a job

The lander NASA "Phoenix" (NASA’s Phoenix Mars Lander) is preparing for the end of their long journey to the Red Planet.

Four-ionosphere directly in your PC!

April 30, 2008 NASA-funded researchers have published a new four-dimensional computer model of Earth’s ionosphere.

13-year-old schoolboy in a hundred times increased the chances of "killer asteroid" on a collision course with Earth

Student from Germany, from the fault of scientists was able to refute the calculations of NASA, concerning the probability of a collision with Earth asteroid Apophis (Apophis).

In space, found the smallest black hole

With the new technique, two NASA scientists were able to detect the smallest ever found black holes in the universe.

On the first extrasolar planets discovered signs of life

The Hubble Space Telescope first detected the organic molecule in the atmosphere of a planet orbiting a star outside the solar system. This is a significant discovery is a very important step in the search for signs of life on exoplanets.

At NASA has new images of the surface of the moon. Photos, video.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has received high-quality images of the moon’s south pole, the same place where the building is supposed landing site for future lunar missions.

NASA Spitzer Telescope learned to look for diamonds in space

Diamonds - rare on Earth, but in space, their countless. Scientists from NASA Ames Research Center have decided to look for cosmic diamond with infrared sensors telescope Spitzer.

NASA Swift satellite continues to reveal the secrets of gamma-ray bursts

At the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in Boston recently studied the new data obtained from the satellite Swift (NASA), as well as the results of a global network of ground-based telescopes.

NASA asks for help to pick the name of your telescope GLAST

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has asked the international community to propose a new name for its large cosmic gamma-ray telescope GLAST (Gamma-ray Large Area Space Telescope), which is set to launch in mid-2008.

Martian species: a panoramic picture of Victoria Crater

For four months, Opportunity, rover NASA, conducted research on rock surfaces in the so-called "Duck Bay" ("Duck Bay") - the western part of the crater Victoria (Victoria Crater).

NASA tests lunar habitation in the Antarctic

The concept of an inflatable module housing for the life of astronauts on the moon has long been developed in NASA. And now, the agency has decided to test his creation in harsh Antarctic conditions.

Discovered black holes with ultrafast rotation

Space observatory Chandra (Chandra X-ray Observatory, NASA) recently provided the most significant evidence that many supermassive black holes are rotating at high speed.

The history of the solar system written in comet dust

Four years ago, the spacecraft NASA Stardust, chasing a comet, collected cosmic dust particles spewing its core.

In Mars could crash into an asteroid?

Astronomers observe the trajectory of the asteroid 2007 WD5, which should at the beginning of next year to cross the orbital path of Mars.

India rushes into space

India has officially stated that next year it plans to launch to the moon your own robot.

Chandra space observatory discovered a super fast star. Photo

November 28, 2007, astronomers using the Chandra X-ray Observatory (Chandra), discovered one of the fastest stars ever found a man in space.

Launcher come down from outer space to Earth by parachute. Photo

Question: How can I return to Earth launch vehicle weighing nearly 100 tons, after he will bring cargo into orbit and send it to the moon? The simple answer is: very carefully and gently!

Comet Holmes can be seen without a telescope!

Usually comets are like barely visible vague circles in the night sky. To see the comet, you need a good star chart or a telescope that can independently detect the object and turn in his direction.

The new rocket engine: methane in the service space. Video

Luda early 2007, the Mojave Desert (Mojave) lit up the dazzling flame emanating from the nozzle of the rocket engine of a supernova.

Plastic will protect astronauts during a mission to Mars

All of us every day use of plastic bags for disposal. We are so used to them that have no idea how you can use them for other purposes. But who would have thought that the humble garbage bag can play a key role in the mission to Mars?

Living helps you find aliens?

SETI @ home - a free screensaver that analyzes the data of astronomical observatories involved in the search for extraterrestrial life forms, brings together hundreds of thousands of PCs around the world.

Designed for stand-alone Biosphere of life in space

Australian scientists have developed a new biosphere, which in the future will help astronauts to colonize the moon and Mars. Self-sufficiency of this development is 90-95% and can save many millions of dollars on shipping caterer.

In space formed planet similar to our Earth?

In space, found a system with two suns (HD 113766), in which, it seems, there are active processes of planet formation, very similar to our Earth.

A unique leak detection system in spaceships.

In space, a huge number of tiny meteors and space debris pose a threat to spacecraft.


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