End of the Crew-2 mission. Almost 200 days on the International Space Station

The capsule of the SpaceX company owned by billionaire Elon Musk was launched in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Florida, near the city of Pensacola. The flight of four astronauts – the American team consisting of Shane Kimbrough and Megan McArthur, Japanese Akihiko Hoshide and the French representative of the European Space … Read more

Falcon 9 rocket launch with Inspiration4 mission – September 16, 2021

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On September 16, at 02:02 CEST (00:02 UTC), the Falcon 9 rocket with its first fully private manned orbital mission, Inspiration4, is scheduled to launch from the LC-39A platform at the Space Center. Kennedy (KSC) in Florida. The startup window will last five hours until 07:02 CEST (05:02 UTC). You will be able to follow … Read more

New Chinese demonstrator in orbit. The goal of “neutralization of space debris”

The Chang Zheng 3B carrier system was launched on October 24 at 21:27 (15:27 Polish time) from the Xichang spaceflight center in Sichuan province, in the southern part of the country. The aforementioned rocket has a lifting capacity of over 11 tons for a low Earth orbit (on GEO the lifting capacity is 5 tons). … Read more

Najbliższe plany SpaceX – listopad 2021

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Po tym, jak w październiku SpaceX nie przeprowadziło żadnego startu orbitalnego, koniec roku zapowiada się intensywnie. Na listopad planowane są trzy loty, w tym jeden załogowy, cały czas trwają również przygotowania do pierwszego startu orbitalnego rakiety Starship. Najbliższe starty Pierwszy lot orbitalny zaplanowany na listopad to start rakiety Falcon 9 z platformy LC-39A z załogową … Read more

Japanese navigation satellite QZS-1R successfully launched

The Japanese H-IIA space rocket, operated by the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries industrial concern and the Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), is considered one of the most reliable launch systems in the world. Recently, it has once again managed to confirm its reliability by launching the new QZS-1R navigation satellite into the outer space. This facility … Read more

First private manned orbital mission completed

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First private manned orbital mission completed Sunday, September 19 2021 11:49 AM (edit) Launching the Dragon 2 Resilience capsule at the end of the Inspiration4 mission (Source: SpaceX) Launching the Dragon 2 Resilience capsule at the end of the Inspiration4 mission (Source: SpaceX) On September 19, at 01:06 CEST (September 18, 23:06 UTC), the first … Read more

Founding act of the Space Technologies Cluster. Twenty entities in the lineup

The conclusion of the agreement was accompanied by a ceremony attended not only by the main representatives of the entities involved, but also by high representatives of central and local authorities. The meeting on November 5 in Jesionka was attended, among others, by Deputy Minister Maciej Małecki – Secretary of State in the Ministry of … Read more

Draft environmental assessment for Starship orbital launches published

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Draft environmental assessment for Starship orbital launches published Thursday, September 23, 2021 11:12 PM (edit) Two Starship rocket stages connected to each other for the first time (Source: SpaceX) Two Starship rocket stages connected to each other for the first time (Source: SpaceX) On September 17, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) published a draft Environmental … Read more

A record distant star forming galaxy displaying the presence of fluoride

“We all know about fluoride because it is in the form of fluoride in toothpaste used daily,” notes Maximilien Franco of the University of Hertfordshire in the UK, who led a new study published in Nature Astronomy. Like most of the elements around, fluorine is made inside stars, but it has not been known exactly … Read more

Najbliższe plany SpaceX – październik 2021

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Na październik SpaceX planuje kolejną misję załogową, a także prawdopodobnie co najmniej jeden start z satelitami Starlink. Jednocześnie w ośrodku Boca Chica w Teksasie trwają przygotowania do pierwszego lotu orbitalnego rakiety Starship. Najbliższe starty Na 30 października na godzinę 08:43 czasu polskiego (06:43 UTC) zaplanowano start rakiety Falcon 9 z trzecią operacyjną misją programu komercyjnych … Read more

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