Tag Satellites - results: 40

Icy moon of Jupiter covered with sharp 15-meter spikes

Icy moon of Jupiter covered with sharp 15-meter spikes

the Satellite of the gas giant Jupiter Europe is of great scientific interest. Under the icy crust of the moon is a vast ocean in which water can be even more than any earthly. Water availability is one of the indicators of the po...

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2018-10-10

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In Europe, construction began on the hunter of exoplanets

In Europe, construction began on the hunter of exoplanets "Plato"

the development of the ESA PLATO mission, which will consist in the search and study of planets outside our Solar system, will address the German OHB System AG. The project comes into full industrial phase. This was announced at t...

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2018-10-06

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NASA is testing miniature satellites to track storms

NASA is testing miniature satellites to track storms

To monitor climate change and preparation of weather forecasts have long been used various monitoring tools like the surface of the Earth and from the air. And speaking of the weather satellites, most of them are extremely bulky d...

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2018-09-27

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China to monitor smog satellite

China to monitor smog satellite

the Problem of environmental pollution and the air is recently especially sharply. Especially in States with large volumes of industrial production. And the government has recently announced the launch of a new monitoring system f...

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2018-08-28

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Official: Facebook is building its own Internet-satellite

Official: Facebook is building its own Internet-satellite "Athena"

In may this year, detectives from IEEE Spectrum found something exciting: apparently, Facebook has been secretly working on an experimental satellite that could broadcast the Internet to the Ground by using radio signals of millim...

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2018-07-24

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Scientists have discovered a Jupiter 12 new satellites

Scientists have discovered a Jupiter 12 new satellites

Astronomers from the Carnegie institution announced the discovery of 12 new satellites of the gas giant Jupiter. 11 of discovered objects, scientists have attributed to the "normal" outer moons, while one is "strange". The discove...

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2018-07-17

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The hacker group seized control of satellites and operators

The hacker group seized control of satellites and operators

Researchers in the security area of Symantec Corp. discovered a sophisticated hacking campaign launched from computers in China. Hackers penetrated the computers of satellite operators, defense contractors and telecommunications c...

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2018-06-20

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The Chinese lunar satellite made an attractive photo of the Earth

The Chinese lunar satellite made an attractive photo of the Earth

last month, Chinese microsatellite Longjiang-2 entered the orbit of the moon. He recently turned to the Earth and did the first test photos that look just fine. Particularly attracted by the picture of our planet, partially covere...

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2018-06-15

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"Satellites-cubes" NASA went to Mars

throughout the weeks two satellites CubeSat — MarCO-A and MarCO-B — activated their propulsion system to get on the path to Mars. This trajectory correction maneuver allows the spacecraft to lay the exact route through space to th...

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2018-06-02

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Tiny satellite took images of the Earth from a distance of 1 million kilometers

Tiny satellite took images of the Earth from a distance of 1 million kilometers

may 5, when NASA your lander InSight Mars, along with him was sent two small absolutely identical satellite called the Mars Cube One. They are not bigger than a travel bag. Recently, one of them took a picture of the earth from a ...

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2018-05-16

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Roskosmos wants to cover the entire Earth with high-speed Internet

Roskosmos wants to cover the entire Earth with high-speed Internet

the State Corporation "Rosatom" wants to create a high-grade satellite network covering the whole world. The corresponding project of the system of global high-speed access to the Internet will be presented on may 22, according to...

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2018-05-11

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Russia is unable to create their own satellites

Russia is unable to create their own satellites

the Share of foreign electronics in the Russian civil communications satellites reaches 70 percent, said the Deputy head of Rossvyaz Igor Chursin conference Satellite Russia. According to him, the dependence on foreign components ...

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2018-04-20

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The first satellite is reconfigurable launch in 2019

The first satellite is reconfigurable launch in 2019

Usually the satellite configuration set still in the process of debugging on the Ground and in orbit, he simply executes him before the start of the function. Developers from British company Eutelsat want to change , creating a sa...

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2018-03-02

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On the weekend, SpaceX will orbit two communications satellites

On the weekend, SpaceX will orbit two communications satellites

After the successful launch of superheavy carrier rocket company SpaceX is ready to proceed with the next run. This time on the earth's orbit will see the satellites through which it will be possible to access the Internet. Offici...

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2018-02-14

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Scientists have proposed a new type of propulsion system for orbital satellites

Scientists have proposed a new type of propulsion system for orbital satellites

Spanish engineers and scientists are developing new propulsion system which promises to solve the growing problem of space debris. Researchers from the Complutense University of Madrid Carlos III, and Madrid Polytechnic University...

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2018-01-24

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Astronomers have created a complete topology map of one of Saturn's moons

Astronomers have created a complete topology map of one of Saturn's moons

it took more than ten years from the moment the spacecraft Cassini has transmitted the first clear images of Titan, the largest moon of the planet Saturn. Astronomers have spent years to analyze all the data provided by the camera...

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2018-01-21

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EKA is testing the satellites, is able to change orbit

EKA is testing the satellites, is able to change orbit

ESA has developed a new model of small CubeSat satellites, is able to change orbit with a butane engines installed in their buildings. The first such satellites — GomX-4B and GomX-4A — will be launched in early Februar...

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2017-12-26

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Can you solve the space debris problem by adding the module to self-destruct?

Can you solve the space debris problem by adding the module to self-destruct?

People know how to launch stuff into space — but not really bring them back. In low earth orbit, along with thousands of working satellites, there is a lot of debris: space debris, space debris, debris in higher orbits. According ...

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2017-12-15

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The new Zealand launch of the rocket with three satellites failed

The new Zealand launch of the rocket with three satellites failed

a Private company founded by a native of New Zealand, Peter Beck, conducted the first tests of its carrier rocket light class "Electron" in may of this year. The first commercial launch (combined with the second trial) was schedul...

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2017-12-13

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From the Vostochny cosmodrome launched rocket

From the Vostochny cosmodrome launched rocket "Soyuz-2.1 b" with 19 satellites

Roscosmos reported that the launch-vehicle was in normal mode, after which the head of the rocket separated from the third stage at a set time. The rocket carried into space the satellite "meteor-M" № 2-1 and 18 spacecraft payload...

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2017-11-28

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