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24 June 2022
The most anticipated space missions of 2022

The main plans of 2022: the lunar mission of the unmanned Orion spacecraft as part of the Artemis 1 program; the development and testing of new models of launch vehicles; cargo spacecraft, and research satellites; and the participation of the space sector in environmental conservation.

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16 June 2022
Voyager 1: Jupiter, Saturn, and the Pale Blue Dot

Today, we’ll tell you more about what the Voyager twin spacecraft possess except for the communication system, as well as the most famous discoveries Voyager 1 made during its 44-year spacewalk.

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08 June 2022
The Mystery of Voyager’s Location: How Communication Works in the Deep Space

2022 marks the 45th anniversary of the two NASA spacecraft, Voyager 1 and Voyager 2. Voyager 1 recently began experiencing problems with its spatial orientation. We tried to figure out what happened to the spacecraft’s navigation, as well as looked at how exactly communication works in Deep Space.

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27 May 2022
ESA and Ukraine: How Can Ukrainian Space Help European Space?

ESA already stayed without a number of Russian rockets and components for their space missions. Perhaps, it is the Ukrainian space sector that has the necessary resources to meet these needs. Ukrainian space will have every chance to take place in the ESA it deserves.

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18 May 2022
Cosmic eyes of mankind. Part 3. James Webb and the Future of Astronomy

The development of the James Webb telescope began in 1996 but it was launched into space on December 25, 2021. The James Webb telescope is expected to begin its very busy program of operations in early summer 2022.

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12 May 2022
Prospects of Ukrainian Space: Will Ukraine’s Longtime Dream to Revive Its Space Sector Come True?

Cooperation between Ukraine and ESA could open the way for hundreds of Ukrainian specialists of the space rocket industry, give Ukraine access to exchange of experience with Western colleagues. ESA can directly contribute to the inflow of additional investments in Ukrainian space startups.

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29 April 2022
Humanity’s Cosmic Eyes of mankind, Part 2: Hubble and the digital revolution

For astronomists, the beginning of the 1970s was a time of tremendous anticipation: NASA had begun to develop a large space observatory Hubble. In fact, the telescope has been the godfather of all modern cosmology. However, scientists still had a lot of sweating to start a new chapter.

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12 April 2022
The Science of Finding Our Way: A Brief History of Navigation (Part 2)

In the second half of the century, the start of the space age gave rise to ideas about creating a global satellite navigation system. But this was only an intermediate stage in the evolution of navigation systems.

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07 April 2022
Crouching tiger: How China is economically enslaving Russia

The economic sanctions imposed on Russia as a result of the war it unleashed in Ukraine have begun gradually squeezing it out of world markets. Much to China’s delight. Under the pretext of stabilizing the Russian economy, China is quite capable of absorbing it.

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