Posts Tagged "Moon"

Europe is preparing a mission to the moon by 2017-2018

ESA, the European Space Agency is preparing a mission to the Moon to be achieved by 2017/2018. To make known, on the sidelines of a press conference held in Cape Canaveral, Simona Di Pippo, ESA's director of human spaceflight European Space Agency. The mission would expect that it is preparing the launch aboard a Soyuz rocket from the base [...]

The longest annular eclipse of the millennium

Occurred in Asia today is the longest annular solar eclipse of the millennium. The duration of the eclipse, at its highest, was about 11 minutes and 7 seconds. For the next longest annular eclipse to wait until December 23 3043. The focal point of the eclipse occurred at 13:39 (New [...]

NASA: "There is no water on the Moon"

There is water on the Moon and in quantity. NASA has come to this conclusion at the end of the experiment of "bombing" the moon made about a month ago. The Centaur rocket hit the moon's surface, inside the crater Cabeus where they do not get the sunlight, creating a crater and generating debris (which reached a [...]

NASA managed the "bombing" the moon

NASA has announced that it is perfectly managed the "bombing" of the moon. The U.S. space agency launched a rocket Centaur, who was aboard the LCROSS (Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite) launched in June from Cape Canaveral, to the moon, to be precise within the Cabeus. The rocket impact with [...]

The ISS passing in front of the Moon

In the following video, taken a few days ago, you can see the Space Station orbiting the Moon passes in front of another recent video that documents the passage of the Space Station in front of the moon is as follows Below are some videos documenting the passage of the Space Station front of the Sun

The false moon rock given by the astronauts of Apollo 11

The leaders of the Amsterdam Rijksmuseum discovered that the moon rock given by the astronauts of Apollo 11 is a blatant, in fact, the moon rock is nothing more than petrified wood. The moon rock was donated by the three astronauts on the Apollo 11 mission, Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin, during the tour that followed [...]

40 years ago the moon landing

On July 20, 1969 at 22:56 East Coast time in the U.S. (the 2:56 and 4:56 UTC on July 21, Italian time) on the moon Neil Armstrong touched down from the ladder of the lunar module LEM (Lunar Excursion Module) after he got out of Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin. The third astronaut, Michael Collins, remained at the controls [...]

NASA, found high-definition movies of the Moon Landing

At nearly forty years since the moon landing (July 20, 1969) NASA has found the original tapes with movies that documented the event. The magnetic tapes were lost almost immediately and since then we have seen that event only with low-quality images, such as those seen in the following video the way [...]

Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, the first images

The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, the probe was launched last June 19, which aims to gather information for a future lunar expedition sent its first images of the Moon. The LRO was entered into lunar orbit on June 23. The two chambers of the LRO, known as the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera (LROC) were activated [...]

Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter

Launched last June 19, at 17:32 local time (22:32 Italian time) from Cape Canaveral Atlas Centaur rocket with two spacecraft bound for the moon. The first probe, the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter successfully entered lunar orbit at 6:27 on June 23 after nearly 5 days of travel. The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) [...]

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