Sunday, August 20, 2017

Japan launches satellite for advanced GPS operation

Japan on Saturday launched an H-2A rocket carrying a geo-positioning satellite into orbit after a week-long delay, the government said. The launch of Japan's third geo-positioning satellite is part of its plan to build a version of the U.S. global positioning system (GPS) to offer...

Iran rocket launch

Iran successfully tests Simorgh space-launch vehicle for sending satellite into space
Iran has successfully tested its Simorgh satellite-carrying rocket. Simorgh - the Persian word for Phoenix - is capable of putting a satellite weighing up to 250 kilograms into an orbit of 500 kilometers. The launch was conducted by the Imam Khomeini Iranian space center. https://twitter.com/VOPnewsroom/status/890659709992161280 The center...

Iran successfully tests Simorgh space-launch vehicle for sending satellite into space

Iran successfully tests Simorgh space-launch vehicle for sending satellite into space
Iran successfully tests Simorgh space-launch vehicle for sending satellite into space, reported Tasnim news agency on Thursday. According to news agency, the launch was carried out by Imam Khomeini National Space Center. The report added that Simorgh satellite carrier is able to put satellites weighing as much...

Listen the sounds of space, NASA analyzing whistling sounds coming from space

NASA scientists are trying to decipher rather eerie whistling sounds its probes have recorded in space. Don’t get too worried though, it’s not aliens. The team says it recorded the sounds with the help of the Van Allen Probes mission, which allows us “listen to...

Alien signals detected coming from a red dwarf star – Ross 128

ALIENS Messages Coming from the Stars are ‘Probably’ from Aliens - Scientists Say - Photo
Astronomers have detected mysterious radio signals coming from the direction of a small, dim star located about 11 light-years from Earth. The signals came from a red dwarf star - Ross 128 (GJ 447) - which is around 2,800 times dimmer than the Sun and...

As never seen before – A close-up of Jupiter’s Great Red Spot

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During its 10 July flyby, NASA's Juno spacecraft took images of Jupiter's Great Red Spot. Measuring 16,350 kilometers (10,159 miles) in width, Jupiter's Great Red Spot is 1.3 times as wide as Earth. The storm has possibly existed for more than 350 years, but recently...

Chinese scientists successfully teleport a photon to space

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Researchers in China have teleported a photon from the ground to a satellite orbiting more than 500 kilometers above.Last year, a Long March 2D rocket took off from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre in the Gobi Desert carrying a satellite called Micius, named after...

What has NASA’s Juno discovered around Jupiter so far?

What has NASA's Juno discovered around Jupiter so far?
It's been one year since NASA's Juno spacecraft arrived at Jupiter. What has it seen? What has it discovered? Actually, quite a lot! I showcase some of the most amazing photos you will see of Jupiter, as well as discuss it's magnetic field, core, bands, aurora,...

NASA finds more ‘Alien’ Earth-sized planets that could support life

The planets are likely the right size and right temperature to support complex life. The Kepler planet-searching telescope has detected nearly 50 such planets in one small part of the observable universe. NASA said Monday its Kepler Space Telescope mission discovered 10 new rocky, Earth-like planets...

About 4.599 billion years old, Jupiter the oldest planet in the solar system — study

According to a new study from an international team of astronomers has dated Jupiter for the first time, and their findings suggest that the Gas Giant is the oldest planet in the solar system. Dating a celestial object isn't too difficult, so long as you...

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