USA aerospace giant Lockheed Martin, responding to NASA's plans to renew the exploration of the moon and Mars in the next decade, unveiled Wednesday a concept spacecraft able to land on the lunar surface.
It would use NASA's planned Deep Space Gateway space station as a "mothership". The aim is to develop "an innovative and sustainable program of exploration with commercial and worldwide partners to enable human expansion across the solar system and to bring back to Earth new knowledge and opportunities".
The craft can accommodate four people, carry one metric ton of equipment, and stay on the moon for up to two weeks without refueling before returning to the orbiting the station. Orion, which Lockheed is also building for NASA, and the Space Launch System (SLS) megarocket, which is also in development, will help astronauts explore deep-space destinations, such as the moon and Mars, NASA officials have said. According to a lunar mineralogical map released by NASA a year ago, water is present nearly everywhere on the moon's surface, albeit in minute amounts.
Researchers from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and other schools are using the International Space Station to test space communications they say could have major implications for future space missions.
Lockheed's lunar lander will serve as a precursor to an even more ambitious spacecraft: a Mars lander.
In addition, in 2020, the Agency intends to launch 13 satellites CubeSat in low earth orbit to determine how best to prepare cargo to space travel to the moon, Mars or further. That craft will be sent into space aboard NASA's Space Launch System (SLS), still under development and created to be the most powerful rocket ever built.
The object, a 200-mile-wide rock with the rather inelegant name of 2015 TG387, is some 7.9 billion miles from the sun. That said, little is known about The Goblin . "We are just seeing the tip of the iceberg right now".
As it is, the film now stands at only 10 positive reviews out of 37, which means that Venom has been certified "rotten". And an earlier vehicle chase, right as Eddie is fully turning into Venom , is equally incoherent to watch.
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Beijing responded by announcing tariffs of 5 percent to 10 percent on an additional $60 billion worth of USA imports. This will let him turn his sights away from steadfast USA allies and towards significant rule-breakers like China.
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New Delhi's move has drawn criticism from the United Nations , which said the forced return of the Rohingya violates global law. India has deported seven Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar, despite last-minute appeals that doing so put them at risk.
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Farms and homes in Miyazaki on the southern main island of Kyushu were flooded as Typhoon Trami swept across southwestern Japan . More than 120 people were injured in the powerful storm, public broadcaster NHK said.