Team from Dnipro Places in Top10 at NASA Space Apps Challenge
April 29-30 marked the second NASA Space Apps Challenge in Ukraine. The Space Challenge was hosted in Kyiv, Kropyvnytskyi, Odessa and Dnipro thanks to Association Noosphere, founded by Max Polyakov. Team Spacer from Dnipro with their project Diversity worked their way into the Top10 in international voting and ended up taking an prestigious 8th place.
New meteorite falling over Russia captured on video
No one was injured, no devastations were reported.
The meteorite falls in Russian Siberia, frightening local people - video of the space object`s explosion
A tiny space object enlighted the sky above Siberia for a moment
Watch: SpaceX Interplanetary Transport System
Interplanetary Transport System, formerly known as the Mars Colonial Transporter, is SpaceX's privately funded development project to design and build a spaceflight system of reusable rocket engines, launch vehicles and space capsules to transport humans to Mars and return to Earth
Watch: Rocket with Ukrainian engine launched Google satellite
Rocket engine is created by Yuzhmash Machine-Building Plant.
US astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts finished a 172-day mission aboard the International Space Station
US astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts land safely in Kazakhstan
Watch: UFO explodes SpaceX rocket ?
Mystery SpaceX rocket explosion, slow motion footage
International astronomical union named the asteroid after Freddie Mercury
The Queen’s legendary singer would’ve turned 70 today
An international team of scientists using NASA's Kepler telescope just announced a huge haul of more than 100 new exoplanets
NASA's Kepler telescope just found two planets that could support life
Ukraine and USA are preparing for joint launch of space rocket
The two countries are developing strong cooperation in the space industry. The governments of Ukraine and the United States are planning a joint launch of a space rocket.
We can win not only Eurovision: Ukrainian project of Mars aerial vehicle sensationally became the leader in NASA contest
Ukrainian inventors took part in this project for the first time, but they have real chances to win. This year the contest includes 1287 projects, but only five of them have reached the final vote.
Russia and China pose threats to vital U.S. space capabilities and other U.S. technological weapons superiority - Pentagon
The Pentagon’s officials believe that Russia and China are increasing their capacities, which will let them attack the United States in space. This makes the US to spend billions to strengthen and protect its own equipment.
Watch: UP Aerospace Inc. decided to attach a GoPro to the rocket and capture a pretty epic scene
GoPro posted a video, captured by the camera that had been attached to the SL-10 rocket. It flew into the space and came back.
Second phase of Mars exploration was postponed
The second phase of the joint ExoMars project of Roskosmos and the European Space Agency (ESA) was postponed from 2018 to 2020, TASS reported referring to the state corporation.
Astronaut Tim Peake ran the London Marathon from space
British astronaut Tim Peake became the first man to complete a marathon in space on Sunday, running the classic 26.2 mile distance while strapped to a treadmill aboard the International Space Station.
Stephen Hawking and Mark Zuckerberg start hunting for aliens
Stephen Hawking has decided to take part in a £100 million project aimed at searching for life on other planets. The legendary scientist announced a launch of the innovative project along with Facebook’s founder Mark Zuckerberg and a Russian billionaire Yuri Milner.
Mark Zuckerberg is proud to join for a new space initiative to to explore other stars for the first time in human history
Breakthrough Starshot, announced 12 April 2016, is a US$100 million program by Breakthrough Initiatives to develop a proof-of-concept light sail spacecraft fleet capable of making the journey to Alpha Centauri at 20% the speed of light (60 million m/s or 215 million km/h) taking about 20 years to get there, and about 4 years to notify Earth of a successful arrival.
Astronauts stunned by rocket’s flight and made some incredible photo
The stunning picture was taken by US astronaut Jeff Williams from the International Space Station. The photo depicts a flight of Soyuz-2.1a rocket with Progress spaceship during its inclusion at the third stage. The rocket itself has turned out to be similar to a big comet with three tails.
The Rogue One trailer has been released, and it definitely lives up to the hype!
After Star Wars: Episode VII — The Force Awakens, we've all been gasping for news about Rogue One. It's been called the darkest Star Wars movie yet, promising to show us a side to the war we've never seen before. Check it out...
NASA: Earth will be completely destroyed by this month
Long, long ago, the mysterious Planet Nine destroyed life on Earth – and it’s going to do the same in the nearest future. According to the Daily Star, Daniel Whitmire from Louisiana University claims that the mysterious Planet Nine that was discovered at the edge of the solar system in January, causes comet showers that eventually will kill all the possible forms of life on Earth.
Superman new movie will be filmed in real space
Large costs for shooting will make solo Superman the most expensive movie in the history. The shooting of the solo Superman will be held in outer space. Filmmakers have declared this in an official statement, noting that the project will involve the Russian agency Roskosmos and American NASA.
Scientists will hide the Earth from belligerent aliens
Astrophysics from Columbia University proposed a method that could reliably hide the Earth from alien's eyes. It is necessary to make it impossible to observe the planet when it passes in the background of the sun.
Amateur astronomer made a video of UFO’s collision with Jupiter
An amateur astronomer Gerrit Kernbauer from Mödling (Austria) recorded and edited a video of an unidentified flying object’s collision with Jupiter, Phil Plait noted in his Bad Astronomy blog. The photographs were taken on March 17, 2016.
The hypothesis of scientists about the origin of life on Earth: somebody created us
The first hypothesis, revealing that life on Earth has been brought from space, was discussed in the 19th century. Astronomer Jacques Laskar from the National Center for Scientific Research published a sensational mathematical theory about the influence of the moon on the Earth's behavior.
Amateurs from Germany filmed a new version of "Star Wars"
A graduate of the Aachen University filmed a new version of the "Star Wars" blockbuster. It has been already seen by more than 6 million people.
Renewed SpaceShipTwo
The company Virgin Galactic represented a new model rocket plane for tourism SpaceShipTwo.
Scientists discovered the rotation speed of the black hole
Astronomers have also verified the famous "no-hair theorem".
All you need to know about the ExoMars mission to Mars
The most expected joint project of Russian and European scientists has finally started. On Monday morning, the rocket that is to deliver research modules to Mars was launched from the Baikonur space launch site.
ExoMars sends its first signal on its way to Mars
ExoMars launched in the framework of the joint mission of the Russian Space Agency and the European Space Agency (ESA) has successfully contacted Earth after the separation from its space tug.
ExoMars 2016 spacecraft and Proton rocket rolled out to launch
The rocket carrying the European/Russian mission, that will look for life on Mars , was rolled out and moved into a vertical launch position in Baikonur, Kazakhstan on March 14th, 2016.
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