|Endeavor astronauts ended scheduled spacewalk. / July 20, 2009 / |
The first exit into outer space astronaut David Wolf (David Wolf) and copra Tim (Tim Kopra), arrived at the ISS on Shuttle «Endeavor», lasted 5 hours and 32 minutes instead of the planned 6 hours and a half. This is the night of Sunday reported at NASA..
|At the ISS toilet broke down. / July 20, 2009 / |
The International Space Station went down one of the two toilets. Reported in Sunday, July 19, Associated Press, referring to NASA..
|NASA had no plans of extending the life-time of the ISS till 2020 / July 15, 2009 / |
The U.S. space agency plans to complete the International Space Station, as previously, in 2016. That was reported by the newspaper The Washington Post, referring to the words in the ISS program manager Michael Suffredini NASA (Michael Suffredini)..
|The experiment simulating the flight to Mars finished in Moscow / July 15, 2009 / |
In Moscow finished «Mars 500» 105-day experiment simulating the flight to Mars, the TV channel «Russia» reports. All this time the four Russians, a Frenchman and a German held in a closed model of the spacecraft at the Institute of Biomedical Problems (IMBP).
|Progress M-02M: Successul Flight Experiment / July 13, 2009 / |
Progress M-02M test rendezvous with the International Space Station has been successfully performed today. The cargo vehicle approached new Zvezda-SM docking port to be used for the docking of Mini-research module in Nov. 2009..
|Proton-M Assembly Begins at Baikonur / July 10, 2009 / |
This morning space industrial expers began assembly of the Proton-M first stage (side units are integrated with the central unit) at site 92А-50, Baikonur..
|CORONAS-Photon »: High solar activity are continuing / July 9, 2009 / |
From 3 to 7 Jul., 2009 at the Sun There is an increasing solar activity, so the device «ПИНГВИН-M» (created MEPhI and FTI RAN) registered team of more than 20 solar flares in soft X-ray range. Of these outbreaks, there are 2 most
Large outbreaks during observation satellite «CORONAS-Photon», classes S1.0 and S2.7 for the classification of GOES, a device «TESIS» (established FIAN) made by X-ray photographs for the most powerful flash yet..
|Scientists have begun the ground stage of Mars Spirit rescue / July 8, 2009 / |
Specialists of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (Jet Propulsion Laboratory) and NASA have begun maneuvers to rescue the double Terrestrial Martian probe Spirit. This was reported in the press release at NASA. Earlier twin deliberately stuck in a special sand basin in the laboratory..
|Spacecraft «Soyuz» redocking to ISS. / July 6, 2009 / |
ISS crew successfully undocked ship «Soyuz TMA-14» of the service module berth «Zvezda» and Docked his berthing compartment «Pierce». This was reported in the press release site Roscosmos..