The company SpaceX in cooperation with NASA, has identified four regions on Mars, where it is planned landing of an unmanned spacecraft to the Red Dragon. On Monday, March 20, according to Space News.
At a special presentation held on March 18, Paul Wooster from SpaceX called potential suitable for landing spacecraft space Mars: Deuteronilus Mensae, Phlegra Montes Utopia Planitia and Arcadia Planitia. These areas can be considered in detail, for example, using maps Google Mars.
They are all located in the Northern hemisphere of the planet near the equator. This allows you to provide potential missions the optimal access to sunlight. Another criterion was the presence of water ice.
The ship Red Dragon is a modernized version of the manned Dragon V2. With it in mid-2020, SpaceX plans to send to Mars to a ton of payload. The launch of Red Dragon will be implemented on a Falcon Heavy. Previously, it was being planned in 2018.
Danish, Swiss and French scientists have described the process of turning wild horses into your home. To do this, the authors have studied the remains of 14 animals that lived 2.3 to 4.1 thousand years ago in territory of modern Russia and Kazakhstan. A study published in the journal Science.
"SKOLKOVO" residents have held a meeting with top-Manager of SELA for the demonstration of innovative technologies. Following the meeting, it was decided to launch a pilot project aimed at introduction of advanced it solutions. Having considered the results of the meeting, the Vice-President of the company decided to launch a joint project.
Cause reductions in the cosmonaut is a planned "rejuvenation" of staff. On Thursday, April 27, said Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin. According to him, the average age of an astronaut is 53 years, and it is too serious figure for people of this profession.
In one of the restaurants in the French city of Grenoble, an explosion occurred. According Le Dauphine Libere, the explosive device was in the toilet. All visitors and staff were evacuated. As a result of incident nobody has suffered. On the scene working law enforcement officers.
The proposal of the President of Moldova Igor Dodon on the participation of residents of the unrecognized Transnistrian Moldovan Republic in the elections to the Parliament of Moldova is a populist. According to the head of the PMR Vadim Krasnoselsky, the agreements reached at the two meetings with the Dodon, Moldovan side does not.
Subsidiaries of Russian banks in Ukraine — Prominvestbank, VTB-Bank, BM Bank and VS Bank — interested potential buyers, said Deputy Chairman of the national Bank of Ukraine Kateryna Rozhkova. But the official notifications of intent has not yet been reported, she said.