The creation of a satellite system in highly elliptical orbits is necessary for information collection to solve operational meteorology and hydrology problems, and monitoring the climate and environment in the Arctic region, it said.
Russian-US Crew Launches on Fast Track to the Space Station
For the first time, they tried a two-orbit approach and docked with the space station in just a little over three hours after lift-off. Previously it took twice as long for crews to reach the station.
Roscosmos space agency invites NASA top officials to visit Russia
However, the invitation from NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine was eventually withdrawn due to senators’ pressure.
Earth’s Oldest Known Rock Found on Moon – Scientists Explain How It Got There
This rock was formed between 4 and 4.1 billion years ago, about 12.4 miles beneath the Earth’s crust, yet the most curious thing about it that it was found far beyond our planet’s surface – on the Moon.
The rock was among the samples discovered by the Apollo 14 crew. The Apollo missions brought back a whole bunch of rock samples, and scientists have been methodically analyzing them ever since.