|Indian newspapers have explained the reasons of the lunar probe failure / September 8, 2009 / |
Several Indian media have published material, which explains the reason for failure of the first lunar probe «Chandrayaan-1», launched by India on Oct. 22, 2008. In editions of The Times of India and on the portal India.com failure of the probe due to overheating, which occurred due to an incorrect calculation of the specialists temperature on the lunar orbit..
|Astronauts could not connect the cable to Node 3 / September 7, 2009 / |
During the third and final spacewalk shuttle mission in the «Discovery» astronauts to the ISS fulfilled a large part of the planned works, but were not able to connect one of the cables to the module Node 3, which will be installed at the station in 2010. This was reported on Sunday at NASA..
|Indian lunar probe photographed the landing site of Apollo 15 / September 4, 2009 / |
Indian lunar probe «Chandrayaan-1» photographed the landing site «Apollo 15». Pictures are shown and described in an article written by staff of the Indian space agency (ISRO). Brief Photos of an Indian newspaper The Times of India..
|Discovery Astronauts completed the spacewalk. / September 2, 2009 / |
American astronauts, Danny Olivas and Nicole Stott completed the spacewalk, Space.com reported. Members of the «Discovery» crew back to the board on Wednesday, September 2, at 08:23 Moscow time. The spacewalk has taken about 6,5 hours..
|Did the satellite took pictures of the Loch Ness monster? / August 28, 2009 / |
Under the watchful eye of a satellite photo came across the elusive monster of Loch Ness, or, as his fans affectionately nicknamed the total unknown, Nessie. At least, it believes in the British Jason Cook, who first discovered the amazing shot at the satellite site and sent it to «The Sun»..
|South Koreas first satellite was not put into the orbit. / August 26, 2009 / |
South Koreas first satellite, aboard the launch vehicle KSLV-1 (Korea Space Launch Vehicle-1), did not go into the desired orbit, said local agency Yonhap. Causes of failure in the device are not reported. Start KSLV-1 took place on August 25, at 12:00 Moscow time..
|NASA fix the date of the new attempt launch of Discovery. / August 26, 2009 / |
NASA will make another attempt to launch space shuttle «Discovery» Friday, August 28, at 08:22 Moscow time, reports AFP. By the morning of Friday, told representatives of the National Aerospace Agency of the United States, experts expect to resolve the technical problems found in the valve of the fuel tank..
|One More Glonass-M Shipped to Baikonur / August 25, 2009 / |
One more Glonass-M spacecraft produced by Reshetnev ISS company has been shipped to Baikonur on Aug. 24 for further prelaunch processing..
|Russian segment of the ISS can be the basis for spaceships. / August 24, 2009 / |
If the partner countries on the International Space Station will not come to a consensus on the continuation of the life of the ISS after 2015, based on Russias segment will be to build a new station. This opinion was expressed at the MAKS-2009 President, General Designer of Rocket and Space Corporation «Energy» Vitaly Lopota..