Space exploration

Space in Soviet and Russian Art (PICS)

Yuri Gagarin’s space flight literally changed life in the Soviet Union. Space exploration has become the pride and joy of the country, and a major art theme, both official and unofficial. The theme of space was literally everywhere in the USSR: paintings, posters, building / metro mosaics, postage stamps. The …

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UK investment funds adopting thematic ETFs

Exchange Traded Fund Updates Sign up for myFT Daily Digest to be the first to know about the latest news on exchange traded funds. Interested in ETFs? Visit our ETF Hub for investor insights and insights, market updates and analysis, and easy-to-use tools to help you select the right ETFs. …

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Can the billionaire space race lift these ETFs?

British billionaire Richard Branson traveled to the edge of space on Sunday, about 55 miles above Earth. Next week, Amazon (AMZN) founder Jeff Bezos is expected to fly into space aboard a rocket from his space company Blue Origin. Unlike Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo, Blue Origin’s New Shepard is a vertical-landing …

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Weekly Digest (June 28-July 3, 2021): Top stories of the week on weather, science and coronaviruses | The Weather Channel – Articles de The Weather Channel

An artistic image inspired by a black hole-neutron star fusion event. (Carl Knox, OzGrav / Swinburne) Here are the best stories of the week. Science In grand first, scientists detect two massive mergers of black holes with neutron stars Black holes are the cosmic monsters of the universe because nothing …

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A new space policy to promote R&D, exploration

The policy will also focus on advanced research and technological development with a view to improving access at space, said the ministry The Ministry of Space (DoS) has prepared a draft national space transport policy 2020 which will independent and reliable access to the exploitation of space technology and foster …

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The National Air and Space Museum’s Michael Collins 2021 Trophy awarded to Gene Kranz and the SpaceX Crew Dragon team

National Air and Space Museum Michael Collins 2021 Trophy awarded to Gene Kranz and SpaceX Crew Dragon Press release from: Smithsonian Institution Posted: Wednesday June 23 2021 The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum annually awards its Michael Collins Trophy for lifetime achievement and current achievement. The 2021 recipients are …

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Workshop on space financing | Ref Space

Dated: Wednesday 23 June 2021 Location: US, Beyond Earth Institute study: Review of advanced financing options for large-scale space infrastructure and habitat projects Workshop I: Lunar Development Cooperative Presenter: Michael Castle-Miller, Esq., CEO, Politas Consulting Wednesday, June 23, 12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. EDT Zoom Workshop evaluators: Jeff Matthews, Deloitte …

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NASA’s Ingenuity mission honored by the Space Foundation

The Ingenuity Mars Helicopter team at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Southern California faced many challenges in achieving humanity’s first powered and controlled flight to another planet. The helicopter’s first test flight was full of unknowns. The Red Planet has an extremely thin atmosphere with only 1% of the surface …

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Abigail Allwood in Greenland

Abigail Allwood, principal investigator of the Planetary Instrument for X-ray Lithochemistry (PIXL) aboard NASA’s Perseverance Mars rover, is seen here examining rocks in Greenland. Allwood is a scientist based at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Southern California. A key objective of the Perseverance mission to Mars is astrobiology, including looking …

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PH and Japan space cooperation pact

MANILA – The Philippine and Japanese governments plan to strengthen their partnership in space science and space exploration with the signing of a Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC) on Saturday. In a virtual conference, the Director General of the Philippine Space Agency (PhilSA), Joel Joseph Marciano Jr., signed the agreement with …

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China releases new images of Mars

HONG KONG – China on Friday unveiled new photos of its Martian rover exploring the surface of the Red Planet, with state media hailing it as a sign of the mission’s “complete success”. The Zhurong rover, named after a fire god in Chinese mythology, landed in the Mars Utopia Planitia …

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NATIONAL SPACE SOCIETY ANNOUNCES YOUTUBE HTE ISAAC ARTHUR AT 2021 INTERNATIONAL SPACE DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE

Isaac Arthur This year’s virtual conference is broadcast free to all Arthur is the creator of “Science & Futurism with Isaac Arthur”, an award-winning weekly science education and entertainment program with half a million subscribers and 350 episodes. – National Space Society WASHINGTON, DC, United States, June 10, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ …

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Why consider ARKX, two old-fashioned aerospace stocks

Space is the last frontier, but investing there doesn’t have to be overly risky. With active management, the ARK Space Exploration ETF (ARKX) can remove some of the risk and volatility from the space investing equation while potentially positioning the investor correctly to capitalize on emerging space trends. Indeed, recent …

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A detailed concept for a lunar habitat

Placement of habitats by lunar South Pole. Credit: SOM A detailed concept of lunar habitat, created by one of the world’s leading architectural firms with technical support from ESA, is currently on display at the Venice Biennale. Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, behind several of the tallest skyscrapers in the world, …

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Christine Joseph and Danielle Wood co-author of “Analysis of the microgravity research ecosystem and accessibility market factors” – MIT Media Lab

Christine Joseph and Danielle Wood of Team Space Enabled published a peer-reviewed journal article with the Journal New Space. Summary: “Analysis of the microgravity research ecosystem and the drivers of the accessibility market” For decades, the International Space Station (ISS) has functioned as a bastion of international cooperation and a …

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All you need to know

On May 31, 2021, New Zealand signed the US-led Artemis Agreements with NASA at a ceremony in Wellington, joining an international cooperation agreement with NASA for peaceful, safe, sustainable space exploration. and transparent. Peter Crabtree, the head of the New Zealand Space Agency signed the Artemis agreements thus making New …

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Why transplant organs could be imprinted in space

A company, BioLife4D, which develops and manufactures bioprinting technology, focuses on printing biological components for use in repairing the human heart as a stepping stone towards producing an entire imprinted transplantable heart. She believes there is a multi-million dollar market for the various components, such as heart valves, which she …

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Pipeline problems lead to new regulations

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) have released new regulations following the crippling ransomware attack on the Colonial Pipeline. The ordinance requires pipeline operators to alert the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency of any cybersecurity incident. Pipeline owners and operators are also required to …

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Science Saturday 20210529 – CGTN

02:54 In this week’s edition, we recapped some major science news from the past two weeks, ranging from mini hearts to space exploration. A mini-heart cultivated in the laboratory Austrian scientists cultivated a mini heart beating organoid in the laboratory. The new heart models – the size of a sesame …

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Investing in space exploration and innovation

Falling rocket and satellite costs are disrupting what once seemed like a monopolistic and bureaucratic industry. Thanks to advances in deep learning, mobile connectivity, sensors, 3D printing and robotics, costs that have been skyrocketing for decades are starting to drop. As a result, the number of satellite launches and rocket …

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The benefits of space must be accessible to all

ITU ITU News recently met with the Director of the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) Simonetta Di Pippo, who leads UNOOSA’s strategic, policy and program activities and advises the United Nations Secretary-General on outer space affairs. UNOOSA performs an important mission in space activities. What exactly does …

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China lands rover on Mars

May 22, 2021 AT 17:17 GMT May 14 Tianwen-1, a Chinese mission that had been in orbit around Mars since Feb. 10, made a subtle adjustment to its trajectory, which put it on track to reach the planet’s surface six hours later. After three hours, however, it broke in two. …

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Elon Musk takes power in space with satellites

The commercial rush to establish a territory in space takes place at much lower elevations and in considerably higher quantities. The Federal Communications Commission last week authorized SpaceX to fly 4,400 Starlink satellites about 550 kilometers above Earth, compared to 36,000 kilometers of stationary orbiting satellites. Amazon has the power …

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