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Japanese probe

Japanese probe "Hayabusa-2" sat on the Ryugu asteroid and collected samples of soil

Japan's space Agency JAXA announced the successful landing of the probe "Hayabusa-2" on the surface of the asteroid Ryugu, near which it is from June of last year. Preparation of the unit for landing began on Thursday, though with...

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2019-02-22

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#video | Test shot of gun probe

#video | Test shot of gun probe "Hayabusa-2" on hard stones

Launched in December 2014, probe "Hayabusa-2" has reached the asteroid Ryugu in June last year and in October was almost ready to land on its surface. Action had to be postponed to 2019, as its surface was covered by loose soil, a...

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2019-02-19

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A new mystery for scientists: why the asteroid Ultima Thule has a tapered shape?

A new mystery for scientists: why the asteroid Ultima Thule has a tapered shape?

At the beginning of 2019, the spacecraft New Horizons flew past the distant object, the studied people . In late January, researchers showed a quality of which everyone has the impression that it has the shape of a dumbbell. It tu...

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2019-02-10

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Japanese probe

Japanese probe "Hayabusa-2" will land on the asteroid Ryugu 22 Feb

Japanese space probe "Hayabusa-2" February 22 will attempt to land on the surface of a 900-foot asteroid Ryugu, who it is from June of last year. Informs the Japanese aerospace exploration Agency (JAXA). Initially it was assumed t...

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2019-02-07

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Space tourism, asteroid and other news of high technologies

Space tourism, asteroid and other news of high technologies

What part of speed of light should be the velocity of the particle to its kinetic energy were equal to its rest energy? We know the answer, and I know what happened in the world of high technologies for the last week. 1. Soon we...

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2019-01-29

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The most ancient stone of the Earth was discovered... on the moon

The most ancient stone of the Earth was discovered... on the moon

Analysis of the lunar soil brought back by astronauts of mission "Apollo-14", showed the presence of one of the samples of particles of minerals, whose origin is an international group of scientists from Sweden, Australia and the ...

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2019-01-25

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#photo | Pits and scars on the surface of the asteroid Ultima Thule

#photo | Pits and scars on the surface of the asteroid Ultima Thule

In early January 2019 space probe New Horizons flew past, the most distant object ever studied by humans. Shot with the camera photos are still transmitted to the Ground, and each time their resolution and detail rise. Recently as...

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2019-01-25

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Russian scientists: Apophis could fall to Earth in 2068

Russian scientists: Apophis could fall to Earth in 2068

In 2068 on the Ground can fall off the asteroid , says a report prepared by scientists of the Department of celestial mechanics St. Petersburg state University. The report are going to be on the Royal readings, which will be held ...

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2019-01-21

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Probe OSIRIS-Rex has sent a signal about presence of water on asteroid Bennu

Probe OSIRIS-Rex has sent a signal about presence of water on asteroid Bennu

the spacecraft OSIRIS-REx, launched in September 2016 to , beginning to bear fruit. Probe the space object recently, on 3 December, but have already discovered on the asteroid's surface water. According to researcher Amy Simon, we...

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2018-12-11

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The NASA OSIRIS-Rex entered the orbit of the asteroid Bennu

The NASA OSIRIS-Rex entered the orbit of the asteroid Bennu

Automatic spacecraft "Osiris-Rex" space Agency NASA after more than two years since launch, traveled more than 124 million miles of outer space and finally entered the orbit of the asteroid Bennu. The National Board of the USA on ...

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2018-12-04

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NASA will broadcast the landing of the probe on the asteroid live

NASA will broadcast the landing of the probe on the asteroid live

we had Not the lander to rest on the Red planet, NASA is already preparing for another spectacular event. The spacecraft Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx for short) ...

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2018-12-01

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The outer Solar system waiting. But how are we going to get it?

The outer Solar system waiting. But how are we going to get it?

just over a year starts a new decade, and with it opens a whole new flow of ideas for NASA missions, some closer — like Mars, some away. Some quite distant. Some people expect that we will open the era of robotic travel in worlds ...

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2018-11-23

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The "alien" asteroid Omwamwi found the simplest explanation

last week, some scientists of Harvard University have done the hype in the media, saying about the mysterious interstellar object known as Omwamwi. Scientists have presented the "exotic" scenario, according to which Omwamwi can be...

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2018-11-17

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Opinions of scientists about the

Opinions of scientists about the "alien" origin Omwamwi divided

a few days ago scientific paper authored by two scientists from Harvard University : they said that the cigar-shaped stone flying through our Solar system, may be sent by aliens. Scientists have noted that it is "exotic scenario",...

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2018-11-11

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Scientists speculated that the asteroid Omwamwi sent aliens

Scientists speculated that the asteroid Omwamwi sent aliens

Scientists at Harvard University have suggested that a mysterious cigar-shaped object, having visited our Solar system in the past year, could be an alien space ship, sent on a reconnaissance of the Earth. The object, dubbed Omwam...

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2018-11-06

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Blockchain-the company bought the developer of asteroids Planetary Resources

Blockchain-the company bought the developer of asteroids Planetary Resources

a Very unusual purchase carried out a blockchain company ConsenSys, the Brooklyn startup developing software for the platform Ethereum. She bought a very well-known company Planetary Resources. However, it is known not for its acc...

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2018-11-04

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The feature of the surface of the asteroid Ryugu jeopardizes the mission, the Japanese probe

The feature of the surface of the asteroid Ryugu jeopardizes the mission, the Japanese probe

Discovered a feature of the surface of the asteroid Ryugu casts doubt on success of mission of the Japanese space probe "Hayabusa-2", whose main purpose is to collect samples of soil. We have previously reported that the surface o...

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2018-10-27

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If you didn't know: what is the difference between a comet and an asteroid?

If you didn't know: what is the difference between a comet and an asteroid?

In our Solar system there are many things that revolve around the Sun — that is, are in his orbit. The earth goes around the Sun for 365 days. Seven other planets also go around the Sun together with its satellites, and together w...

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2018-10-20

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On the surface of the asteroid Ryugu successfully landed the third apparatus

On the surface of the asteroid Ryugu successfully landed the third apparatus

Japanese space probe "Hayabusa-2" successfully landed on the surface of a 900-foot asteroid Ryugu third spacecraft – lander MASCOT (Mobile Asteroid Surface Scout). The device has already started working, reported on the website of...

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2018-10-03

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Interstellar guest Moimoi arrived with one of the four nearest stars

Interstellar guest Moimoi arrived with one of the four nearest stars

last year, astronomers discovered an object that came to us with the other stars. For many eras and millennia in our humble Solar system was definitely a lot of interstellar visitors, but this was the first that we found. Moimoi i...

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2018-09-28

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