Beijing advances space ambitions with far-side moon landing

The process was recorded by the camera on the lander and the images were sent back to the Earth via the relay satellite " Queqiao ", the China National Space Administration (CNSA) announced . It is known as the far side because only the near side of... More..

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China's foreign trade up 2.4 pct in first 11 months
by | Monday, December 09, 2019

China's foreign trade up 2.4 pct in first 11 months

The 17-month long trade war has heightened the risks of a global recession and fuelled speculation that Beijing will unleash more stimulus measures to prop up slowing growth in the world's second-largest econom...More..

SpaceX launches NASA cargo for the ISS: Here’s what they sent
by | Sunday, December 08, 2019

SpaceX launches NASA cargo for the ISS: Here’s what they sent

SpaceX and Boeing are contracted with NASA under the Commercial Crew Program develop spacecraft to transport astronauts to the International Space Station. Understanding how barley responds to microgravit...More..

A Chinese city plans to replace street lights with its own moon
by | Sunday, December 08, 2019

A Chinese city plans to replace street lights with its own moon

According to China's People's Daily Online , Wu Chunfeng, chairman of Chengdu Aerospace Science and Technology Microelectronics System Research Institute Co., Ltd. The project has sparked concern from the publ...More..

SpaceX CRS-19 Successful Launch to the International Space Station
by | Sunday, December 08, 2019

SpaceX CRS-19 Successful Launch to the International Space Station

The launch from Cape Canaveral in Florida was scheduled to take place Wednesday morning but was canceled because of strong winds. This is the second time SpaceX has flown one of its Cargo Dragon capsules on thr...More..

by | Saturday, December 07, 2019

SpaceX delays mega rocket launch due to high wind shear

SpaceX landed all three booster cores for a recovery rate of 100 percent. As many people remember, when the Falcon Heavy made its debut in February 2018, SpaceX was only able to recover two boosters. have contr...More..

First results from NASA's world-first solar probe mission
by | Friday, December 06, 2019

First results from NASA's world-first solar probe mission

The findings will also abet realize the course of in which stars are created and evolve, per the U.S. say company. Thanks to extreme ultraviolet mapping of the Sun by other spacecraft, the researchers were ...More..

SpaceX Sends 5,700 Pounds of Supplies to Space on its Dragon Rocket
by | Friday, December 06, 2019

SpaceX Sends 5,700 Pounds of Supplies to Space on its Dragon Rocket

SpaceX has delayed its delivery to the International Space Station because of unsafe wind gusts. Winds in the upper level of the atmosphere were above the acceptable level for a safe launch, and seas near the ...More..

Giant planet discovered orbiting dead white dwarf star for the first time
by | Thursday, December 05, 2019

Giant planet discovered orbiting dead white dwarf star for the first time

The white dwarf that the sun becomes will probably emit enough high-energy photons to evaporate Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune eventually, the researchers determined. Their detailed analysis of the dis...More..

ISRO Found Chandrayaan-2 Vikram Lander Before NASA, Claims ISRO Chief
by | Thursday, December 05, 2019

ISRO Found Chandrayaan-2 Vikram Lander Before NASA, Claims ISRO Chief

Chennai: Shanmuga Subramanian, a 33-year-old engineer from Chennai, turned into an global celebrity overnight after the NASA on Tuesday acknowledged that he had given them the first clue leading to the disco...More..

Data from Parker Solar Probe helps unravel sun’s mysteries
by | Thursday, December 05, 2019

Data from Parker Solar Probe helps unravel sun’s mysteries

The spacecraft can withstand insanely high temperatures, enabling it to gather unprecedented data on our star and its effects on our planet. The four newly published studies detail findings that are the direc...More..

Launch of CRS-19 cargo freighter to ISS delayed
by | Thursday, December 05, 2019

Launch of CRS-19 cargo freighter to ISS delayed

SpaceX is scheduled to launch a Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral on Thursday afternoon to resupply the International Space Station. RELL is a robotic tool operated remotely by mission controllers on the ...More..

Huawei to shift research from hostile USA to Canada: founder
by | Thursday, December 05, 2019

Huawei to shift research from hostile USA to Canada: founder

R&D subsidiary, and that key personnel, including its director in charge of business plans in the United States, are already operating out of Ottawa, where the company has an engineering unit. The firm has prev...More..

Arabsat 6A Satellite launched
by | Thursday, December 05, 2019

Arabsat 6A Satellite launched

SpaceX is celebrating this morning after its Falcon heavy rocket launched the Arabsat 6-A communications satellite and also achieved a triple rocket landing in the process. The rocket is expected to be used p...More..

NASA launching a 'robot hotel' to space station
by | Wednesday, December 04, 2019

NASA launching a 'robot hotel' to space station

The storage space will be used to store two Robotic External Leak Locators , or RELL robots, which use mass spectrometry to detect gas leaks from the station, the space agency said in a press release. Once the...More..

China Focus: Chinese astronomers discover unexpected huge stellar black hole
by | Wednesday, December 04, 2019

China Focus: Chinese astronomers discover unexpected huge stellar black hole

Located some 15,000 light years from Earth, the so-called LB-1 black hole is more than three times as massive as expected. The discovery was a big surprise. Liu's staff, nonetheless, sought out stars that are...More..

Earths temperature likely marks hottest decade on record
by | Tuesday, December 03, 2019

Earths temperature likely marks hottest decade on record

The chronicle acknowledged more than 10 million folks had been internally displaced within the first half of of 2019 - seven million today attributable to erroneous weather events equivalent to storms, flooding...More..

Loudspeakers are bringing fish back to coral reefs
by | Tuesday, December 03, 2019

Loudspeakers are bringing fish back to coral reefs

The examine, reported within the journal Nature Communications , discovered twice as many fish flocked to the lifeless coral patches the place wholesome reef sounds had been performed in contrast with the ...More..

NASA finds Chandrayaan - 2's Vikram lander debris on Moon, tweets pic
by | Tuesday, December 03, 2019

NASA finds Chandrayaan - 2's Vikram lander debris on Moon, tweets pic

NASA released an image taken by its Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) that showed the site of the spacecraft's impact (September 6 in India and September 7 in the US) and associated debris field, with part...More..

Don’t be on wrong side of history, delegates at climate summit warned
by | Monday, December 02, 2019

Don’t be on wrong side of history, delegates at climate summit warned

That involves creating a functioning global emissions-trading system and compensating poor countries for losses they suffer from rising sea levels and other consequences of climate change . Progress since then...More..

New HIV cases in Taiwan drop to lowest level since 2009
by | Monday, December 02, 2019

New HIV cases in Taiwan drop to lowest level since 2009

According to the provincial Health Department, during 2018/19, 1.7 million people in the province were tested for HIV, up from 1.38 million in 2015/16. By 2020, 90% of all people living with HIV will know their...More..

Underwater speakers could trick fish into restoring damaged corals
by | Monday, December 02, 2019

Underwater speakers could trick fish into restoring damaged corals

Different groups of fish provide different functions on coral reefs, meaning an abundant and diverse fish population is an important factor in maintaining a healthy ecosystem . Doing so increased the number of...More..

Black hole so huge it 'shouldn't even exist' discovered in our galaxy
by | Sunday, December 01, 2019

Black hole so huge it 'shouldn't even exist' discovered in our galaxy

A group of Chinese-led scientists have spotted this "monster" black hole some 15,000 light-years away and dubbed it LB-1, the Washington Post reports. He further states that typical stars in the Milky Way ...More..

Quakes show that moon, gradually shrinking, is tectonically active
by | Sunday, December 01, 2019

Quakes show that moon, gradually shrinking, is tectonically active

Instead the Moon, like most rocky bodies in the solar system, has a single plate that covers its whole surface. And it is going to take far more than $1.6 billion to develop and/or manufacture everything needed...More..

China ‘bigger threat than Russia’ after moon landing
by | Sunday, December 01, 2019

China ‘bigger threat than Russia’ after moon landing

That side has been observed many times from lunar orbit, but never up close. Horgan's first chance came today, when the China National Space Administration (CNSA) revealed a picture of the Moon's far side...More..

SpaceX suffers capsule anomaly during Florida tests
by | Sunday, December 01, 2019

SpaceX suffers capsule anomaly during Florida tests

A test version of SpaceX's new astronaut taxi, dubbed the Crew Dragon , suffered some kind of an anomaly during an engine test Saturday (April 20) at the company's facilities at Cape Canaveral Air Force Statio...More..

First plants on moon, China says it has done the job
by | Saturday, November 30, 2019

First plants on moon, China says it has done the job

NASA's mission crew for the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) assisted those working on Chang'e-4 to help pinpoint where the probe landed . The lunar mission by Chang'e 4 and its rover, Jade Rabbit 2, wa...More..

China-Led Research Team Discover Biggest Stellar Black Hole
by | Saturday, November 30, 2019

China-Led Research Team Discover Biggest Stellar Black Hole

However, the latest discovery, named LB-1, has a mass 70 times greater than that of the sun , making researchers question current theories around the size of the interstellar phenomenon. The University of Flor...More..

Scientists spot black hole that it 'shouldn't even exist' in our galaxy
by | Friday, November 29, 2019

Scientists spot black hole that it 'shouldn't even exist' in our galaxy

David Reitze , a physicist at the California Institute of Technology, said, "LB-1's large mass falls into a range "known as the pair-instability gap" where supernovae should not have produced it". However, the ...More..

Thousands of Super-Earths could orbit huge black holes, says study
by | Friday, November 29, 2019

Thousands of Super-Earths could orbit huge black holes, says study

Giant planets up to ten times the mass of the Earth can form around violent supermassive black holes without the need for stars, according to research accepted into The Astrophysical Journal . Protoplaneta...More..

See A Portrait Of The First Interstellar Comet Ever Detected
by | Thursday, November 28, 2019

See A Portrait Of The First Interstellar Comet Ever Detected

To make the difference in size even more obvious, the team created an image that demonstrates how the interstellar guest would look alongside Earth. 2I/Borisov was discovered by Ukrainian amateur astronom...More..

by | Thursday, November 28, 2019

Climate change: Greenhouse gas concentrations again break records

The WMO's main annual Greenhouse Gas Bulletin listed the atmospheric concentration of CO₂ in 2018 at 407.8 parts per million, up from 405.5 parts per million (ppm) in 2017. About a quarter of the total emis...More..

Carbon levels in the atmosphere ‘hit new record high’, WMO warns
by | Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Carbon levels in the atmosphere ‘hit new record high’, WMO warns

The latest rise is shut to the enlarge seen between 2016 and 2017 and lawful above the annual common over the last decade. Irrespective of future policy, carbon dioxide stays in the atmosphere for centuries, ...More..

by | Wednesday, November 27, 2019

NASA's Orion capsule lands in OH for months of testing

CLEVELAND, Ohio If all goes as planned on Sunday at Mansfield, the public can watch the planes land and disgorge large cargo containers hide the Orion spacecraft. When you need to transport something as large a...More..

Divisional court strikes down province's Student Choice Initiative
by | Sunday, November 24, 2019

Divisional court strikes down province's Student Choice Initiative

But the Canadian Federation of Students has called it an attempt to silence voices that hold the government accountable, such as student unions and campus media. "Every jurisdiction around the world is trying t...More..