The NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) are designing a project called AIDA that aims to protect the Earth against a possible collision with an asteroid. This plan started in 2015, but recently scientists have made great progress. The AIDA project seeks to send a spacecraft into space that collides with a certain asteroid near the Earth and begins the diversion of its orbit to avoid the impact. If
The most mysterious history of the current Russian astronautics will remain a secret a year later. At least for the general public, because Roscosmos, the Russian space agency, has already found out how or who bore one of their Soyuz ships. The head of the corporation, Dimitri Rogozin, said last Wednesday to those attending the Orbit of Youth scientific conference that their technicians and researchers
Russia and China will create a joint data center for the exploration of the Moon and deep space, in addition to cooperating on missions that will study the lunar poles , the Russian government reported Tuesday. Russian Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev signed a resolution Tuesday authorizing the Russian space agency, Roscosmos, to negotiate an agreement with China “on cooperation in the creation of a joint data center for
The Russian astronauts “print” at the end of September at the International Space Station (ISS) animal muscle tissue , said today Hesuani Yusef, director of the Russian company Bioprinting 3D Solutions. Hesuani told RIA Novosti that special containers with the raw material for 3-D printing of the fabrics will fly to the ISS on September 25
In 2015, the star Tabby, revealed an unusual behavior: it blinked and its brightness faded for a few days and then returned to normal for no apparent reason. This cycle, which was repeated several times at an unpredictable pace, raised several hypotheses. The star, located 1000 light years from Earth, in the constellation Cygnus, was discovered in 1890.
A few hours ago, the American company Bigelow Aerospace was warned by the United States Air Force that its Genesis II spacecraft could crash into an inactive Russian spy satellite. It was Bigelow Aerospace’s own Twitter account that warned of this possible orbital shock. “Today, the United States Air Force notified us that there is
Young Russian scientists have patented a system of space devices to remove cosmic garbage from Earth’s orbit, the Russian Ministry of Education and Science reported today. “The students of the Bauman University, under the direction of the professor of the Aerospace Systems chair, Gueorgui Scheglov, projected a unique system of spacecraft to clean the circumferential