China Thursday, April 20, launched the first cargo spacecraft "celestial ship-1" ("Tanjou-1"). The live broadcast was conducted on YouTube.
The launch of the carrier rocket "long March 7" ("Changzheng-7") with the spacecraft occurred at 19:41 local time (14:41 MSK) from the spaceport Wenchang in Hainan province. On Board the truck were more than five tons of cargo, including fuel and other supplies to the space laboratory "heavenly Palace-2" ("Tiangong-2").
Laboratory "heavenly Palace 2" became the model for validation of life-support technologies for future multi-module Chinese space station. The main tasks of the laboratory are the reception manned and cargo space vehicles, and testing medium-term finding of astronauts in orbit, refueling, and conducting a number of scientific and applied experiments.
According to the experts in the field of climate change, by the year 2020, mankind is expected to greatly reduce emissions of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere that the average temperature on the planet has not increased by more than two degrees. Otherwise, climate change could lead to unpredictable consequences.
Designer Tyler Hansen has studied the beta version of the iOS operating system 11 and found in it a confirmation of the many rumors about the iPhone 8. In particular, has undergone a change, many applications and system elements. They were altered in accordance with the new design of the iPhone, says Hansen.
The SKOLKOVO Foundation announced the launch of the tours of the innovation centre. The project is designed for representatives of professional communities, students and teachers of Universities, companies specialized in the priority for the "SKOLKOVO" directions and a wider audience, according to a press release.
Russian designer Ekaterina Dobryakova presented a capsule collection of clothing. The main theme of the lineup became tropical prints. Things demonstrated presenter Helen Volatile. "If summer is not coming to your town — then you need to imagine you're in another city," said the designer.
A resident of the British city of Wolverhampton, County of West Midlands, winning a million pounds (about 77 million) in the Euromillions lottery has decided to remain a cashier in a supermarket. She earns £ 9 per hour, which is only 1.5 pounds more than the minimum salary permitted in the UK.
Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet with former U.S. Secretary of state Henry Kissinger, who arrived in Moscow to participate in the "Primako readings". "You know that they have a long dialogue, trust," — reminded the press-Secretary of the head of state, Dmitry Peskov. 93-year-old diplomat meets with Putin.