The Rover "Curiosity has achieved the main goal of their mission - mountain Aolida in the center of Gale crater and is preparing for its drilling. reported on Thursday, September 11, on the NASA site.
"Curiosity", as stated by the Director of the Department of planetology NASA Jim green, "opened a new Chapter in the study of the red planet. Research the Rover will begin with a lower slope of the mountain, where we will take soil samples. The mission will begin next week.
Mount Aolida aroused great interest among scientists from the point of view of the study of new species that can be helpful in making representations about the geological structure Mars, said green.
The Rover landed on the surface of the red planet in Gale crater in August 2012. Since then the device has been studying radiation, atmosphere, rocks and climate of Mars.
The main objective of the mission of the unit lies in the detection of potentially or historically favorable conditions for life on Mars. As a result of work "Curiosity" scientists have found that earlier on Mars existed favorable for simple organisms living conditions.
The Rover is an Autonomous self-propelled physico-chemical laboratory, able to work in the conditions of the Martian climate. Mass does not exceed 900 kg (equivalent to about 340 kilograms in the conditions of the Martian gravity), its size: 3,1×2,7×2.1 meters, as an energy source device uses a radioisotope thermoelectric generator, which with the help of a thermogenerator converts into electricity thermal energy released by the decay of plutonium-238.
Honor, a sub-brand of Huawei Corporation, was held the official presentation of the new flagship, which told in detail about the smartphone Honor 9. The smartphone has a 5.15 inch display with Full HD resolution. It is equipped with CPU Kirin 960 and four or six gigabytes of RAM.
An international group of scientists from Germany, Sweden and Austria found that water at room temperature consists of two fluids of different density and viscosity. When rapidly cooled, they go into two forms of amorphous ice. This is the conclusion of physics came, using the method of x-ray spectroscopy.
Blogger Benjamin Gaskin (Benjamin Geskin) started selling plastic iPhone case 8, printed on a 3D printer. The basis of the model were taken images and leaks that Gaskin had previously published on his Twitter page. So, it has a vertical double chamber and a frameless display.
The number of users of social network Facebook has increased to two billion people. About this on his page in the network was announced by the Facebook founder mark Zuckerberg. "As of this morning the Facebook community officially has a population of two billion people!" — he wrote.
Danish tennis player Caroline Wozniacki took part in a photo shoot for ESPN magazine Body. The picture she posted on his page in Instagram. "I am proud of and admire these photos. Thank you ESPN Body behind the cover," wrote Wozniacki. Earlier Tuesday, Serena Williams has posed naked for Vanity Fair.
Turkish boy performed a dance on the occasion of the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr (in Russia better known as Eid al-Fitr), which marks the end of the Holy month of Ramadan. The video with the child published on the page in microblog Twitter user under the nickname @AlaaHariri28 June 24.