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Thursday
May 26 2016
05:30 UTC

BEAM, assistiamo in diretta alle fasi di espansione del modulo commerciale di Bigelow Aerospace, by NASA TV!

(Credit Bigelow Aerospace)NEWS SPAZIO :- Eccoci arrivati ad un altro momento importante per l'intera comunit astronautica mondiale. Questa mattina avr luogo sulla Stazione Spaziale Internazionale l'attivit di espansione del modulo BEAM (Bigelow Expandable Activity Module) realizzato dall'azienda Bigelow Aerospace, giunto sull'avamposto orbitale lo scorso 12 Aprile ed installato Sabato 16. Vediamo in questo post la diretta video di NASA TV che avr inizio alle 11:30 ora Ital

Posted by News Spazio

Sunday
May 22 2016
12:59 UTC

Catch a Series of Bright International Space Sation Passes (23-30 May 2016)

... click to embiggen. The ISS passes above Jupiter, as seen from Perth on the evening of Tuesday 24 May at 17:56 AWST. Simulate

Posted by Astroblog

Saturday
May 21 2016
06:30 UTC

Il prossimo 26 Maggio avverr l'espansione del modulo BEAM sulla Stazione Spaziale Internazionale

(Credit Bigelow Aerospace)NEWS SPAZIO :- Giusto per non dimenticarcelo, ricordo a tutti noi che il prossimo Giovedì 26 Maggio sulla Stazione Spaziale Internazionale avr luogo l'ultima fase dell'installazione del modulo espandibile BEAM (Bigelow Expandable Activity Module), cio la sua espansione. Trovate tutti i dettagli a questi indirizzihttp://newsspazio. blogspot. it/2013/01/un-nuovo-modulo-per-la-stazione. htmlhttp://newsspazio. blogspot. it/2016/04/bigelow-aerospace-beam-passato-pre...

Posted by News Spazio

Friday
May 20 2016
05:44 UTC

"Spot The Station", quando guardare il cielo per vedere la Stazione Spaziale Internazionale

... per localizzare la ISS. E' il terzo oggetto più luminoso in cielo ed davvero semplice d

Posted by News Spazio

Friday
May 20 2016
04:04 UTC

Orbital ATK Proposes Man-Tended Lunar-Orbit Outpost by 2020 for Link Up with NASA's Orion

... during its maiden mission, when American astronauts finally return to the Moon's vicinity in 2021 - thus advancing America's next giant leap in human exploration of deep space. The intrepid offer by Orbital could be carried out rather quickly because it utilizes an evolved version of th

Posted by Universe Today

Thursday
May 19 2016
05:05 UTC

Peake Reflects on ISS Accomplishments

... accomplishments of the ISS after completing 100,000 orbits of the Earth. He summed it up nicely. Video

Posted by Tom's Astronomy Blog

Wednesday
May 18 2016
09:57 UTC

Meravigliosa immagine della nostra Galassia ripresa dalla Stazione Spaziale Internazionale

... propongo questa bellissima fotografia ripresa dalla Stazione Spaziale Internazionale. E' la NASA Image of The Day di oggi ed davvero spettacolare. E' stata ripresa il 9 Agosto dell'anno scorso da un membro di Expedition 44 con una macchina fotografica Nikon D4 con obiettivo di 28 mm. Al momento dello scatto la Stazione stava passando sopra l'Oceano Pacifico, in particolare al di sopra dell'isola di Kiribati, a circa 2. 600 km a sud dalle is

Posted by News Spazio

Monday
May 16 2016
19:34 UTC

ESA Regrets Not Buying Windshield Insurance

It is known as the Cupola, an observation and work area that was installed aboard the International Space Station in 2010. In addition to giving the crew ample visibility to support the control of the Station's robotic arms, it is also the best seat in the house when it comes to viewing Earth, celestial objects and visiting vehicles. Little wonder then why sp many breathtaking pictures have been taken from inside it over the years. So you can imagine how frustrating it must be for the crew when a

Posted by Universe Today

Monday
May 16 2016
06:10 UTC

ISS Reaches Historic Milestone!

Congratulations to the International Space Station on completing 100,000 orbits since the station was launched on 20 Nov 1998. In the years since launch the station will have traveled around 2,643,342,240 miles, or roughly the distance between Earth and Neptune. The event occurred at 06:10 UTC this morning 16 May 2016. Video

Posted by Tom's Astronomy Blog

Monday
May 16 2016
04:19 UTC

Upgraded Antares Rolls Out to Virginia Launch Pad, High Stakes Engine Test Looms

An upgraded version of Orbital ATK's commercially developed Antares rocket has at last rolled out to its launch pad on the Virginia shore - thus paving the path for a high stakes first stage engine test looming in the next few weeks, according to the aerospace firm. This stage test paradigm is a design verification test, said Kurt Eberly, Orbital ATK Antares deputy program manager, in an interview with Universe Today. The rocket will be erected at the pad during the hot fire test whi

Posted by Universe Today

Sunday
May 15 2016
13:46 UTC

Ionic Liquids

Iconic Liquids are a special class of liquids that are also environmentally friendly. Video

Posted by Tom's Astronomy Blog

Friday
May 13 2016
22:16 UTC

1st Boeing Starliner Hull Assembled as 1st Crew Flight Delays to 2018

... and flight software issues, a Boeing spokesperson told Universe Today. Until this week, Boeing was aiming for a first crewed launch of the commercial Starliner capsule by late 2017, company officials had said. The new target launch date for the first astronauts fly

Posted by Universe Today

Thursday
May 12 2016
12:32 UTC

CRS-8, la capsula Dragon tornata sulla Terra a fine missione, video

... :- Si conclusa la missione CRS-8 di rifornimento alla Stazione Spaziale Internazionale con l'ammaraggio nell'oceano Pacifico della capsula Dragon dell'azienda SpaceX. Dragon, arrivata sulla ISS Domenica 10 Aprile, ha lasciato l'avamposto orbitale ieri Mercoledì 11 Maggio in mattinata. E' stata inizialmente agganciata dal braccio robotico della Stazione (SSRMS, Space Station Remote Manipulator System, detto anche Canadarm 2) che l'ha sganciata

Posted by News Spazio

Wednesday
May 11 2016
23:51 UTC

SpaceX Dragon Returns to Earth After Splashdown with Critical NASA Science

... conclusion to its mission to the International Space Station (ISS) that also brought aloft a new room for the resident crew. Following a month long stay at the orbiting outpost, Dragon was released from the grip of the stations Canadian-built r

Posted by Universe Today

Saturday
May 07 2016
12:30 UTC

Peake At The Controls

Tim Peake takes control of the ESA's Mars rover prototype named Bridget located in the UK from the International Space Station. He controlled the rover for two hours and even drove it into a simulated cave. Nice work! I don't know what the odds of the rover going into a cave on Mars but I […]

Posted by Tom's Astronomy Blog

Saturday
Apr 30 2016
17:32 UTC

Fuel Control Valve Faulted for Atlas Launch Anomaly, Flights Resume Soon

... International Space Station (ISS) last month - that nevertheless was successful in delivering the payload to its intended orbit. Having identified the root cause of the engine shortfall, workers for Atlas rocket builder United Launch Alliance (ULA), have now stacked the booster slated for

Posted by Universe Today

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