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Ultima Thule may be a "world-Frankenstein"

the Ultima Thule can be written as the sum of its parts. A new analysis suggests that this tiny space rock was formed from a spinning cloud of smaller rocks, which eventually formed two separate objects. These objects are then ge...

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2019-04-15

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Scientists have named the approximate location of the birth Jupiter

is considered the largest planet in the Solar system, so scientists are especially interested in its history. The planet is shrouded in many mysteries, the most intriguing of which is the place of its occurrence. There is a theor...

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2019-03-25

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Media: the launch of Manned spacecraft Crew Dragon from SpaceX may postpone until November

the Second test launch of the manned spacecraft Crew Dragon, in which the ISS is planned to send a crew of two NASA astronauts, unable to move at the end of November 2019, the news Agency TASS, referring to an anonymous source in ...

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2019-03-24

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Astrophysicists have discovered one of the fastest stars in our galaxy

According to astronomers, most stars slowly rotating around the galactic center with a speed of 100 kilometers per second. However, this rule there are exceptions. Over the past few decades scientists have discovered in our galaxy...

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2019-03-24

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The study of caves on Earth with the help of flying drones may facilitate the colonization of Mars

According to one of the previously mentioned concepts, the first colonists of Mars may not have to build bases from scratch. This is the better idea — to use the already created local alien nature. And created it, as it turn...

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2019-03-22

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Space will send a new parcel for aliens with "human" music

In 1977, the spacecraft Voyager in space Golden plate, which recorded greetings in 55 languages, music from all corners of the world, nature sounds and encoded image. It is expected that someday she'll be able to listen to a civil...

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2019-03-21

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NASA engineers have still not figured out why the drill of the Mars module InSight stuck

Engineers aerospace Agency NASA are still trying to figure out why the main instrument of the Mars lander is stuck in the course held earlier drilling Martian soil. During the 50th annual Lunar and planetary science conference gov...

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2019-03-21

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The first launch of the manned spacecraft Boeing CST-100 Cockpit rescheduled for August

the Developer of the manned spacecraft CST-100 Cockpit Boeing has postponed its first test launch to the International space station (ISS) for three months. According to news Agency Reuters, referring to sources close to the proje...

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2019-03-21

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Israeli lander "Genesis" almost made it to the moon

the First private lunar lander "Genesis", owned by the Israeli company SpaceIL, held the fourth and last major corrective maneuver to exit on a trajectory of convergence with the satellite of our planet. It is reported portal Spac...

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2019-03-20

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In 2023, NASA sent to the moon Rover

the space Agency has officially announced plans for the construction and sending a Rover to the moon's surface the Earth in 2023. This will be the first stage of the programme to return US to the moon, according to the portal Spac...

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2019-03-20

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The new coating has protected ISS from superbugs

— a sterile environment without bacteria, but inside the International space station they are still there. No matter how hard the researchers, together with the astronauts on the station will still get the germs and viruses that ...

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2019-03-19

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"Halo-engine" could propel a spacecraft to nearly the speed of light

in 2016, physicist Stephen Hawking and billionaire Yuri Milner revealed a plan to travel to the stars. The so-called project Breakthrough Starshot is a program worth $ 100 million to develop and demonstrate the technologies needed...

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2019-03-19

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Space carbon monoxide detectors will be able to find extraterrestrial life

carbon monoxide Detectors in our homes to warn about the dangerous accumulation of this colorless, odorless gas that we usually associate with death. Astronomers, in fact, also believed that the accumulation of carbon monoxide in ...

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2019-03-19

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Started the second Russian experiment simulating flight to the moon

on March 18 in Moscow began the long insulation SIRIUS experiment to simulate sending people to the moon. The experiment this time will last for four months (120 days), whereas the first time the crew "flew" to the moon 17 days an...

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2019-03-19

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SpaceX has tested the thermal protection of spacecraft Starship

In February, Raptor rocket engine intended for a ship Starship from SpaceX, was successfully held . The company is moving ahead and, according to Elon musk, in the coming days the ship will make its first test jump with one engine...

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2019-03-18

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The project of a new jet engine SABRE got the "green light"

Development of innovative hybrid hypersonic air-breathing SABRE engine (Synergetic Air-Breathing Rocket Engine) from the British company Reaction Engines, who will be able to work effectively in the atmosphere and in the vacuum of...

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2019-03-17

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If the Chinese lunar Rover "WiTu-2" to survive the third lunar night?

the lander and Rover of the Chinese mission "Chang'e-4" was transferred to the sleep mode in connection with the onset of the third for them to moonlit nights. As the portal Space News, referring to the center of the Lunar program...

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2019-03-17

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If NASA decides to use a private rocket in the upcoming mission to the moon, it will change the entire space industry

the American space Agency NASA is considering as an alternative to its own super-heavy booster SLS, the development of which is at least the last decade, the idea of using the commercial media to run is very important to the Agenc...

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2019-03-17

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New 3D map of the milky Way will help to solve the mysteries of the cosmos

a New study by the Australian national University helped to create a three-dimensional map of the magnetic field in a small wedge of the galaxy , which paves the way for future discoveries that will improve our understanding of th...

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2019-03-16

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The brains of astronauts is also "swim" in zero gravity

brain Scans of astronauts before and after space flight have shown changes in the white matter in areas that control movement and process sensory information. The deterioration is similar to what happens with aging, however, proce...

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2019-03-16

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