Bion missions are typically put under the Kosmos umbrella name, used for a variety of different satellites including spy satellites. The satellite carried tortoises, rats, insects, and fungi on a 22-day mission. Other missions have also carried plants, mold, quail eggs, fish, newts, frogs, cells, and seeds.

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In fairness, if my browser was wider when I grabbed the screenshot, the arrows wouldn’t overlap with the main content. However, around 1280 pixels down to where the design becomes a single column, they do. Overall, it works, although I wonder whether the space would flow better without the arrows present. Asymmetrical space on Elliot Jay Stock’s website leads to active space.

In late January 2020, in an orbital belt around 640 kilometers above Earth, two unmanned Russian spacecrafts coasted through the sky toward USA-245, an American reconnaissance satellite. Uranus, the remote seventh planet from the Sun and the third-largest planet overall, comes to opposition on the night of 4/5 November, when it can be easily found through a pair of humble 10 x 50 binoculars. Engineers are testing workarounds to recover from a data handling glitch aboard the Hubble Space Telescope that has put the observatory in ‘safe mode,’ suspending science operations. Global challenges such as climate change, pandemics, cyber security, migration, and increasing global economic competition call for concerted action. Producer Thomas Traguth interviews people from both sides of the Atlantic to find out which experiences shaped their view of Europe and America.

The New Era Of Private Human Orbital Spaceflight

For example your main story in the magazine should be done on a two column grid. This will give more importance to the story, it will look more elegant and the reader won’t have to jump to the next line of text so often. The Funambulist is a platform that engages with the politics of space and bodies. Our hope is to provide a useful platform where activist, academic, and practitioner voices can meet and build solidarities across geographical scales.

His lifelong passion for food and business led him to create Nuri Grill. GoPuff leased 7,720 square feet of retail space at 2000 Matlock Road in Mansfield. Troy Morgan of Structure Commercial represented the landlord and Justin Lackey represented the tenant.


To its credit, NASA has long maintained a debris-research program, staffed by top-notch scientists who have persisted in pointing out the long-term hazards of space junk even when the higher-ups at NASA haven’t wanted to hear about it. NASA officials realized that their emphasis on human space flight could backfire. If people died in space, public support for the shuttle program could unravel. Since 1957 the United States and what is now the former Soviet Union have conducted about 4,000 space launches . The leftovers from these launches—used-up satellites, the rockets that carried the satellites aloft, equipment from aborted scientific experiments—form a sort of orbital time capsule, a mausoleum of space technology.

The problem is that often the creators don’t fully consider how people who are different from themselves might want to use the space. Take some time to read through our top stories from the latest issue using the drop down tab or scroll panel above. Welcome to MySpace, a unique free magazine launched to capture, captivate and motivate the energetic and increasingly growing local design, build and renovation market. Every issue of RocketSTEM magazine is freely available worldwide to download as a PDF file. At this time, the magazine is only available in an English language format.

On November 3rd, 1957, Sputnik 2 blasted into Earth orbit with a dog named Laika aboard. Laika, which is Russian for “Husky” or “Barker,” had the real name of Kudryavka (“Little Curly”). In the U.S. she was eventually dubbed “Muttnik.” Laika was a small, stray mongrel picked up from the street.

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Later that year, SpaceX received a $1.6 billion Commercial Resupply Services program contract for 12 flights of its Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon spacecraft to the International Space Station, replacing the Space Shuttle after its 2011 retirement. In 2012, the Dragon vehicle berthed with the ISS, a first for a private enterprise. Working towards its goal of reusable rockets, in 2015, SpaceX successfully landed the first stage of a Falcon 9. Landings were later achieved on an autonomous spaceport drone ship, an ocean-based recovery platform. In 2018, SpaceX launched the Falcon Heavy; the inaugural mission carried Musk’s personal Tesla Roadster as a dummy payload.

Katherine Johnson died last year at the age of 101, but not before writing her memoirs. Jeff Foust reviews that book where the NASA “Hidden Figure” describes a life that more than lives up to the book’s title. The underrepresentation of women in the space industry is a widely known problem, but what are we missing as a result?