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S. Korea's first military satellite launches atop SpaceX rocket S. Korea's first military satellite launches atop SpaceX rocket
- July 21, 2020

DAPA earlier said the satellite was forecast to separate from the rocket 32 minutes after launch at an altitude of about 630 kilometers above the equator and will try to make contact with the Toulouse Space Operations Center in the French city of Toulouse 18 minutes later. (more...)
Comet NEOWISE seen around the world Comet NEOWISE seen around the world
- July 21, 2020

The comet , formally regarded as C/2020 F3 NEOWISE , is at the moment obvious in the northwestern sky just just after sunset for skywatchers in the Northern Hemisphere. The NASA has further said that NEOWISE will be closest to earth between July 22 and July 23 when it will be 64 million miles or 103 million kilometres from earth's orbit, adding that it will be visible 45 to 60 minutes before the sunrise towards the northeast of the sky. (more...)
SpaceX Falcon 9 launches South Korea's Anasis-2 military satellite SpaceX Falcon 9 launches South Korea's Anasis-2 military satellite
- July 21, 2020

The launch of the Anasis 2 satellite clouds with secrecy as per the wishes of the South Korean government. Close-up of the Korean fairing artwork. South Korea's first military communications satellite was launched into space on Monday from Florida, Seoul's arms procurement agency said. (more...)
China moves rocket into place for nation's 1st Mars mission China moves rocket into place for nation's 1st Mars mission
- July 20, 2020

The Long March-5 bearer rocket is China's heaviest-lift Launch vehicle and has been utilized tentatively multiple times, yet never with a payload. According to SpaceNews , the previous Long March 5 launches saw a six-day period between rollout and launch, suggesting that Tianwen-1 Mars mission will launch sometime around July 23. (more...)
Comet Neowise Visible over Shenandoah National Park Comet Neowise Visible over Shenandoah National Park
- July 20, 2020

EDT (2100 GMT) and you can enjoy it live listed here, courtesy of Slooh. You can also view it instantly from Slooh right here , as well as by means of the firm's YouTube website page in this article . But did you know that NEOWISE was not he first comet to break into the headlines this year, even though it's been the only one to survive its perihelion and break into visibility? Comet NEOWISE was uncovered in March by NASA's NEOWISE space telescope and produced its closest approach to ... (more...)
Burj Khalifa lights up in Mars Mission colours ahead of blast-off Burj Khalifa lights up in Mars Mission colours ahead of blast-off
- July 20, 2020

The spacecraft contracted controllers shortly after separation. Meanwhile, the command and control centre at Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) - which spearheaded the Mars project on which some 450 people worked, more than half of them Emirati - was abuzz with excitement. (more...)
See Comet NEOWISE on the internet tonight in a Slooh webcast See Comet NEOWISE on the internet tonight in a Slooh webcast
- July 20, 2020

The comet will appear as a misty spot, close to the horizon. This NASA sky map demonstrates the location of Comet NEOWISE in the evening sky for viewers in the Northern Hemisphere in July 2020. Surviving perihelion 0.29 AU (43 million km) from the Sun, C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE ) or Comet Neowise has been spotted across the world throughout July and is now making its way towards the sky above India. (more...)
Scientists Discover How Ultra-Black Deep-Sea Fish Disappear Scientists Discover How Ultra-Black Deep-Sea Fish Disappear
- July 20, 2020

Scientists report that some deep-sea fish have evolved ultra-black skin that absorbs more than 99.5% of the light that hits them, making them almost impossible to pick out from the shadows. Thanks to the condition and arrangement of the melanosomes, any gentle that reaches a melanosome will be redirected in the direction of one more in the mobile, to absorb it. (more...)
First Arab space mission to Mars launches from Japan First Arab space mission to Mars launches from Japan
- July 20, 2020

China's heaviest-lift launch vehicle is called the Long March-5 carrier rocket and it has been used three different times, but only experimentally, so without an actual payload. He spent over a week at the International Space Station a year ago. Mars also has loomed large for a number of other countries, including China and the US, which are set to launch their own missions to the Red Planet soon. (more...)
NAU planetary scientist collaborates on inaugural Mars mission launched by Arab world NAU planetary scientist collaborates on inaugural Mars mission launched by Arab world
- July 20, 2020

The UAE officials stated that the new launch date was set for 5:43 AM Japan time. UAE says it will provide a complete view of the Martian atmosphere during different seasons for the first time. The UAE space program, established in 2006, has previously built several Earth observation satellites with South Korean assistance and has sent an Emirati astronaut to the International Space Station aboard a Russian rocket. (more...)
SpaceX will bring NASA astronauts back to Earth on August 2 SpaceX will bring NASA astronauts back to Earth on August 2
- July 19, 2020

Behnken and Douglas G. Hurley is scheduled for August 1, 2020 . "Splashdown is targeted for August 2". It was the first crewed mission for a Dragon capsule that was attached to a Falcon 9 rocket. The astronaut return function will most most likely be dwell streamed on NASA's and SpaceX's internet sites in typical mission-milestone style. "Stay tuned", Bridenstine said in the tweet. (more...)
Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for Toronto Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for Toronto
- July 19, 2020

Slightly cooler and less humid conditions may arrive on Monday. Never leave people or pets inside a parked vehicle. Daytime highs reached the low- to mid-30s over the weekend, with humidex values in the low 40s expected on Sunday. These storms will accompany 90 km/h winds, according to the latest report. Environment Canada posted severe thunderstorm warnings across the region including Sarnia-Lambton. (more...)
Finally the James Webb space telescope has a (possible) launch date! Finally the James Webb space telescope has a (possible) launch date!
- July 19, 2020

A photograph of the NASA/ESA/CSA James Webb Room Telescope right after a profitable deployment examination of its principal mirror into the exact same configuration it will have when in place. The observatory will detect mild from the initial technology of stars and galaxies that shaped in the early Universe and will review the atmospheres of habitable exoplanets. (more...)
View these five planets on July 19 without equipment View these five planets on July 19 without equipment
- July 18, 2020

Venus, Mars , Jupiter and Saturn - with a small chance of Mercury - will be on show at once in a rare display. All that you need to do is wake up at least an hour before the sunrise and watch the sky. Mars would look distinct as the "lone star " in the southeast horizon. Four of the five planets will appear like extremely bright stars . Hunt also added that in order to view the moon would require the use of binoculars, as it will only be illuminated at 1 percent, which might make it ... (more...)
Climate change helped drive Siberia's heat wave, scientists confirm Climate change helped drive Siberia's heat wave, scientists confirm
- July 18, 2020

The team of scientists from around the world, including from the Met Office and Oxford University, applied methods previously used to analyse the impact of human-caused climate change on other extreme events, including storms and heatwaves in the United Kingdom, to assess its role in the Siberian heat. (more...)
China prepares to launch Long March-5 rocket for Mars mission China prepares to launch Long March-5 rocket for Mars mission
- July 18, 2020

China's first Mars exploration mission Tianwen-1 aims to complete orbiting, landing and roving in one mission, and to obtain scientific exploration data on Mars. The United States sends a six-wheel car-sized rover referred to as Perseverance to gather stone samples that should be returned to Earth for research in about ten years. (more...)
Hope Mars mission: How to watch UAE's historic launch from Japan Hope Mars mission: How to watch UAE's historic launch from Japan
- July 18, 2020

The launch of the UAE's Hope Probe from Japan's Tanegashima Space Centre has been delayed twice due to unsettled weather. Marking a momentous occasion in the history of the UAE, the first ever Arab interplanetary mission, otherwise known as "Hope Probe" or "Al Amal", will soon begin its expedition to Mars. (more...)
Trump taxes judgment to be issued quickly, Supreme Court says Trump taxes judgment to be issued quickly, Supreme Court says
- July 17, 2020

If President Trump were to get the maximum cut, eliminating the full 15.3% payroll taxes funding Social Security and Medicare that is split between employees and employers, that would cost roughly $100-B a month, according to estimates. States report over 77,000 new cases and 969 deaths in one day; counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway reacts on "Fox & Friends" and discusses the 2020 race. (more...)
Where And When To Look To Spot The NEOWISE Comet Over Iowa Where And When To Look To Spot The NEOWISE Comet Over Iowa
- July 17, 2020

That's because the Comet C/2020 F3 - otherwise known as NEOWISE - has been blazing a trail across the edges of our solar system , and will continue to do until mid August. Photographers have been able to capture the comet near and over NYC over the last few days, even despite the obvious light pollution that is ongoing from the city itself. (more...)
UAE postpones Mars mission due to bad weather at Japan launch site UAE postpones Mars mission due to bad weather at Japan launch site
- July 17, 2020

The UAE's Hope Probe was due to launch from Japan's Tanegashima Space Center at 12:51 a.m. on Wednesday for a seven-month journey to the red planet where it was due to orbit and send back data about the atmosphere. Two other Mars missions are planned in coming days by the USA and China. Once landed, the probe will remain and move around the planet for two earth years, or "one Martian year". (more...)