Tag Asteroids - results: 57

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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NASA wants to explore another asteroid using a new automatic probe

the space Agency NASA is considering launching robotic probes to study another large asteroid in the Solar system – Pallada. According to the portal Space.com the decision to send the apparatus to the object whose orbit is about 2...

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2019-03-22

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The asteroid Bennu was more active than thought

the study of the surface of the asteroid Bennu with the help of the spacecraft OSIRIS-REx revealed some interesting features of this small celestial body. It turns out that the object covered a much larger number of craters than e...

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2019-03-20

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Japanese probe "Hayabusa-2" will play the bombing of the asteroid Ryugu 5 APR

the Japanese aerospace exploration Agency (JAXA) announced future plans regarding the mission of the spacecraft "Hayabusa-2", which last month landed on the asteroid Ryugu and its ground, after being shot in the surface of the obj...

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2019-03-19

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NASA told about the interesting features of the rotation of the asteroid Bennu

At the end of 2018, the space probe OSIRIS-Rex entered the orbit of the asteroid Bennu and revealed interesting features about its structure. It would seem that with such proximity of the apparatus, all the new discoveries should ...

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2019-03-14

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NASA asks for help from the Internet community in the mission, OSIRIS-REx

Scientists from space Agency NASA has decided to appeal to space enthusiasts, with a request for assistance in the detailed mapping of the surface of the asteroid Bennu. The Agency's experts want the users of the Internet helped t...

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2019-03-10

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#video | JAXA showed how the probe "Hayabusa-2" has collected soil samples of an asteroid Ryugu

Japanese space Agency (JAXA) released footage collection of soil samples Ryugu asteroid (162173) Ryugu spacecraft "Hayabusa-2" after the last shot in the small celestial body pathammavong tantalum slug. Japanese space Agency noted...

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2019-03-06

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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 "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?

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 "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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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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