Launch of the ILV Proton-M spacecraft YaSat-1B/YahSat 1B

April 24 at 2:00 Moscow time, 18 minutes from the launch pad area 200 Baikonur launch took place of a space rocket “Proton-M” with the upper block (RB), “the Briz-M”, designed for launching into orbit telecommunications spacecraft (SC) “YaSat -1B. ”

In accordance with the flight cyclogram head unit in the Republic of Belarus “the […]

Mining asteroids for water and platinum? Planetary Resources co-founders Peter Diamandis and Eric Anderson say it can be a reality soon

Imagine a mission to dock with an asteroid to extract water and platinum. Might sound more like the 1998 blockbuster “Armageddon,” but if one company has it’s way it will be reality very soon.

Today, a new company called “Planetary Resources” is announcing it will do just that. The plan: To look for water […]