Космическая среда № 192 от 16 мая 2018

Новостная интернет-программа «Космическая среда» Телестудии Роскосмоса.
Выпуск 192. В программе от 16 мая 2018 года:
– Первый полет корабля «Союз ГВК» в 2019 году.
– Антенна для изучения Вселенной.
– Марсинский вертолёт НАСА.
– Одной строкой: ТО на космодроме Восточный, пролёт астероида мимо Земли, национальное космическое агентство Австралии, станция наблюдения за космическим мусором в Чили, гейзеры на Европе.
– Хронограф: Первый старт сверхтяжелой ракеты-носителя «Энергия».
– Астрофотография недели: Туманность «Яйцо дрозда», извержение вулкана Сакураджима, коллаж «Наблюдаемая Вселенная».

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Why is NASA so Slow ?

Many people think that NASA is out of touch and reliant on technology first developed 60 years ago for the Apollo program but is NASA really too slow?.

Why does it seem to take decades to do anything these days when we sent men to the moon from scratch in 7 years and SpaceX and Blue origin are making new rockets at a much faster rate.

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Douglas Gustafson, Marcus Chiado, Jorn Magnus Karlsen.

Presented by Paul Shillito
Written & Researched by Andy Munzer
Additional material by Paul Shillito
Footage and Images : NASA, SpaceX, Blue Origin, Virgin Galactic, NTSB, The White House.
Opening music by Mike Mullen BMI www.positrosmic.com

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Предполётная пресс-конференция основного и дублирующего экипажей ТПК «Союз МС-09»

14 мая 2018 года в Центре подготовки космонавтов имени Ю.А. Гагарина после заседания Межведомственной комиссии состоялась предполётная пресс-конференция основного и дублирующего экипажей ТПК «Союз МС-09» и космической экспедиции МКС-56/57.

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Bangabandhu Satellite-1 Mission

SpaceX is targeting launch of Bangabandhu Satellite-1 on Friday, May 11 from Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, Florida. The two-hour launch window opens at 4:14 p.m. EDT or 20:14 UTC. A backup launch window opens on Saturday, May 12 at 4:15 p.m. EDT or 20:15 UTC.

Bangabandhu Satellite-1 will be deployed into a geostationary transfer orbit (GTO) approximately 33 minutes after launch.

The Bangabandhu Satellite-1 mission will be the first to utilize Falcon 9 Block 5, the final substantial upgrade to SpaceX’s Falcon 9 launch vehicle. Falcon 9 Block 5 is designed to be capable of 10 or more flights with very limited refurbishment as SpaceX continues to strive for rapid reusability and extremely high reliability.

Following stage separation, SpaceX will attempt to land Falcon 9’s first stage on the “Of Course I Still Love You” droneship, which will be stationed in the Atlantic Ocean.

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OVERVIEW | Episode 3: Rocket Motor

The creation of a hybrid rocket motor system for SpaceShipTwo represented a significant engineering challenge. We are particularly proud that we designed and now test and manufacture this world class motor in house. Come meet the team behind the burn…the Rocket Guys.

Do you want to help power the world’s first commercial spaceline? Our world-class rocket motor team is hiring. Join us today: https://virg.in/RocketJobs

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Космический зачет

До старта корабля «Союз МС-09» – меньше месяца. В ЦПК имени Ю.А. Гагарина завершаются экзаменационные тренировки, после которых основной и дублирующий экипажи продолжат предполётную подготовку на космодроме Байконур.

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Megatelescopes

To see deeper into space, we will need much bigger telescopes.
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As astronomy seeks to find and study distant planets and peer further and more accurately into space and time, the limitations of ground based telescopes, especially optical telescopes, represents our largest barrier. Today we will examine what those limitations are, and ways to make vastly more enormous telescopes and arrays

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Megatelescopes Season 4, Episode 19 Writers: Isaac Arthur Mark Warburton Editors: Darius Said Jerry Guern Keith Blockus Producer: Isaac Arthur Cover Artist:
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Graphics Team: Jarred Eagley Jeremy Jozwik Justin Dixon Katie Byrne Luca DeRosa Mihail Yordanov Sam McNamara (Rapid Thrash) Sergio Botero https://www.artstation.com/sboterod?fref=gc
Narrator: Isaac Arthur Music Manager: Luca De Rosa Continue reading Megatelescopes

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Космическая среда № 191 от 9 мая 2018

Новостная интернет-программа «Космическая среда» Телестудии Роскосмоса.
Выпуск 191. В программе от 9 мая 2018 года:
– Корабль «Федерация» в ЦАГИ.
– Миссия InSight стартовала к Марса.
– Первые цветные снимки «Экзомарса».
– Испытания корабля New Shepard.
– Одной строкой: Подготовка «Союз МС-09», японская «ракета-малютка», Спутники ДЗЗ и вулканы, исчезновение Луны Олега Артемьева.
– Астрофотография недели: Гора Магеллана, «снег» на комете, Полтора миллиарда звезд от «Гайи».
– День Победы на МКС.

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Skylon Spaceplane: United Kingdom’s Reusable Rocket

Developed from HOTOL (Horizontal Take-Off and Landing) project
Skylon is a series of designs for a single-stage-to-orbit spaceplane by the British company Reaction Engines Limited (REL), using SABRE, a combined-cycle, air-breathing rocket propulsion system. The vehicle design is for a hydrogen-fuelled aircraft that would take off from a purpose-built runway, and accelerate to Mach 5.4 at 26 kilometres (16 mi) altitude (compared to typical airliners’ 9–13 kilometres (6–8 mi)) using the atmosphere’s oxygen before switching the engines to use the internal liquid oxygen (LOX) supply to take it into orbit.

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Space is exciting