The first Moldovan satellite launched into orbit :: Politics :: AVA.MD

Prime Minister Natalia Gavrilitsa congratulated the TUM team on the work done and noted that this historic event will benefit both the scientific community and citizens. “I am proud of your achievement and the efforts you have made over the past 14 years to reach this moment where a dream has come true. Space exploration … Read more

Alien life: why scientists are interested in binary stars | Scientific discoveries and technological innovations from Germany | DW

Almost half of all stars in our galaxy belong to binary systems. So the famous Star Wars moments, when they show a double sunrise or sunset on Tatooine — the fictional planet where the galaxy’s greatest heroes Anakin and Luke Skywalker grew up — aren’t that great. Planetary systems of two gravitationally bound stars orbiting … Read more

Is it true that the universe is not infinite?

“The fact that our universe is expanding was discovered almost a hundred years ago, but how exactly this happens, scientists realized only in the 90s of the last century, when powerful telescopes (including orbital ones) appeared and the era of accurate cosmology began. During observations and analysis of the data obtained, it turned out that … Read more

Space as a new territory of military clashes

Modern weapons do not work without space systems The new fundamentals of defense and the medium-term plan of defense policy, which are planned to be developed by the end of this year, should highlight cyberspace and outer space as separate important items. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe also notes that “it is important to maintain excellence … Read more

Determination to Actively Use Space for Self-Defense: Japan’s Space Policy (1)

Continuing the 21st Century Sputnik Shock series, whose first seven issues dealt with China’s space strategy, we are devoting the next few issues to Japan’s space policy. Of the G7 countries, Japan is the latest to actively engage in the use of space for national defense. Let us consider Japan’s space policy, which is facing … Read more

The US declared space as its property

01.08.2022 09:59 (Updated: 2022-01-08 13:12) In recent years, the Americans have done everything to get their hands on space. Almost all employment contracts in this matter have either been terminated or declared obsolete. So space no longer belongs to all of humanity, but only to the United States with its closest allies and business partners … Read more

China proposes turning the moon into an outpost to protect Earth from asteroids

Back in April, China announced the creation of a system to protect the Earth from asteroids, and now Chinese scientists propose to include extraterrestrial elements in it. Wu Weiren, head of China’s lunar exploration program, said the new plan would place three sentinel satellites with kinetic weapons in orbit around the moon. Two optical telescopes … Read more

He said: “Let’s go!”: 58 years ago, a man flew into space for the first time

April 12 is the International Day of Aviation and Cosmonautics. What ambitious projects to conquer outer space are being developed by humanity 58 years after Yuri Gagarin’s flight, read in our material. In 1961, Yuri Gagarin was the first in the world to conquer outer space on the Vostok-1 spacecraft, securing Russia’s title as the … Read more

how humans conquered the airless space – Moscow 24, 2015-03-18

Alexey Leonov. Photo: TASS Fifty years ago, on March 18, 1965, a man exited the spaceship and found himself face to face with the infinity of the universe. This first step was taken by Alexei Arkhipovich Leonov. M24.ru tells how it all started and how cosmonauts are now preparing for space walks. Exercise The first … Read more