Named the cause of the crash of the Union

According to the Russian Space Agency, clogged fuel line caused the collapse of the Soyuz rocket in August.

Gold has been delivered to Earth by meteorites

Scientists came to the conclusion that the Earth was enriched with precious metals in clashes with meteorites.

Some parts of the universe live according to its own laws of physics?

There is growing evidence that some parts of the universe can be special.

Chinese scientists want to pull the Earth asteroid and start on it mining

Received an unexpected continuation study of asteroids and their impact on the Earth during the approach to our planet.

Scientists launch a spacecraft to an asteroid for the protection of the Earth

Scientists launch a spacecraft to an asteroid for mining operations to protect the Earth

The Russian company will create the first space hotel

Need a beach vacation and want something more? I’m tired scored the eyeballs resorts that do not turn around?

Dark matter may be an illusion caused by the quantum vacuum

One of the biggest unsolved problems currently facing astrophysics is that galaxies and clusters of galaxies rotate faster than one would expect, given the amount present in them baryonic (normal) matter.

The darkest planet in the universe blacker blacks

Astronomers have discovered the darkest of open exoplanet - a distant gas giant the size of Jupiter, called TrES-2b.

SpaceX to deliver cargo to the ISS

While NASA has closed the program "Space Shuttle", the company SpaceX has confirmed plans to launch a second test capsule to the International Space Station, which is scheduled to produce 30 November.

In French Guiana will create a new spaceport for launching Soyuz rockets shuttles have gone to bed, but Russia continues to translate into reality the plans for further development of its space program.

Around Earth discovered antimaterial Time

Antiprotons encircle the Earth, held by the magnetic field of our planet.

NASA launched Juno to Jupiter two weeks after the completion of the shuttle program

The space station, which cost NASA $ 1.1 billion, was launched from Florida and went to Jupiter, marking the beginning of a new era of space exploration for the U.S.

The most powerful camera showed the presence of water on Mars

"I have no time to hear from my colleagues," You turned on the water on Mars for the thousandth time? ’"- Said planetary scientist Alfred McEwen of the University of Arizona in Tucson.

The first test is the presence of the Multiverse

The theory that our universe is inside the bubble that surrounds many alternative universes within their own bubbles, forming a multiverse, will be first tested experimentally by physicists.

Discovered the most dark galaxy

Scientists have discovered the darkest of all known galaxies, which contains 1000 ancient, small and faded stars.

In space, first discovered the molecular oxygen

Astronomers have discovered the first molecule of oxygen in deep space, in the region of the Orion Nebula. This study, which was done with the Herschel Space Observatory, has prompted researchers to continue the search in other star-forming regions.

Astronomers have discovered the largest and most distant reservoir of water in the Universe

Two teams of astronomers have discovered the largest and most remote from our reservoir of water ever known in the universe.

The space shuttle has completed its last flight: the end of an era

Atlantis with four astronauts visited the International Space Station returned to Earth on Thursday, marking the end of 30 years of age.

Russian Radioastron become the largest radio telescope in space

Radioastron, a Russian radio telescope launched into orbit around the Earth and become the most distant cosmic radio telescope.

The most distant object in the Universe

The most distant objects are also the oldest, or at least that’s what they appear to us, because the reflected light was coming from them to us for billions of years.

NASA Space Station came into the orbit of the asteroid Vesta

Space probe Dawn is the first spacecraft that entered into orbit around the main asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter.

SpaceX is developing the most powerful rocket in the world to fly to Mars

Company specializing in the field of space technology, busy updating the old launch pad to launch missiles at Vandenberg aviavozdushnoy basis. The company said that they intend to start out the most powerful rocket in the world.

What drives a supermassive black hole?

The results of the study, during which used data obtained by XMM-Newton X-ray space observatory and the Very Large Telescope, have surprised scientists.

Astronomers have discovered the most distant quasar in the universe

The team of European astronomers using the Very Large Telescope (VLT) of the European Southern Observatory and other telescopes discovered and explored the most distant quasar found out today.

Astronomers have discovered the sleeping and waking galaxy

Astronomers have studied the remote regions of the universe and discovered that galaxies exhibit one of two types of behavior: they are either awake or asleep.

Video of the Earth in high definition will be broadcast from space in the Internet

The company UrtheCast of the Canadian city of Calgary, plans to launch the world’s first live broadcast of the Earth in high definition. Two HD-cameras will be installed on board the International Space Station (ISS).

Voyager 1 reached a surprisingly quiet area on the edge of interstellar space

The most distant object ever created by man, is at a distance of 17.5 billion kilometers from Earth - at the boundary of interstellar space.

Detected the brightest explosion in the known universe

A new type of supernova explosion, which is at least ten times brighter than any other supernova.

The big surprise on the boundary of the solar system: magnetic bubbles

The devices are truly Voyager space pioneers. Gently hovering in space star, at a distance of 14 billion miles from Earth, they transfer information from the most remote and unexplored regions of the solar system.

Stars of the vampire found in the heart of our galaxy

These cannibals are stealing life energy from other stars, which explains their unusually youthful appearance. Star vampires - the heavenly bodies, sucking the life out of other stars were first discovered in the center of the Milky Way.

Japanese astronauts will grow cucumbers on the ISS

Given the hype surrounding the European cucumbers contaminated with bacteria, not surprisingly, Japanese astronauts have decided to take advantage of more advanced methods of cultivation of this plant.

There was the largest solar flare ever observed

Mushroom cooled plasma popped like a pimple on the sun, and then, under the force of gravity, hit back. In the space has been thrown out the largest amount of solar material on record.

Japanese astronauts will grow cucumbers on the ISS

Given the hype surrounding the European cucumbers contaminated with bacteria, not surprisingly, Japanese astronauts have decided to take advantage of, um, more technological methods of cultivation of this plant.

Discovered the Milky Way galaxy is identical

With the help of a telescope MPG / ESO, astronomers have photographed the galaxy NGC 6744.

Created the most precise 3D-map of our universe

Astronomers have presented the most complete 3D-map of the universe (the length of about 380 million light-years) ever created.

Astronomers have represented the future of the collision of our galaxy

Astronomers have created a satin collision of galaxies, including our own, which will take place in five billion years.

A computer model confirmed liveability Gliese 581 d

French scientists have confirmed, using a computer model that Gliese 581 d, a planet orbiting a red dwarf star 20 light-years from Earth, has a stable atmosphere, comfortable temperatures and liquid water on its surface.

A new class of planets, the planets without a star

Astronomer David Bennett of the University of Notre Dame, is the co-author of the article that describes a new class of planets - dark, isolated objects with a mass of Jupiter (the largest planet in our solar system) that drift in space, all alone, away from their home star.

The space shuttle Endeavour for the last time went into space.

During this event, watched hundreds of thousands of spectators. The ship will deliver to the International Space Station unit cost of $ 2 billion, known as the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (MAS), as well as spare parts for it.

Installed on the ISS is the most expensive and complex device in the history of the station

The largest and most complex scientific instrument was installed at the International Space Station.

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