Smart Dragon-1 rocket, China’s first rocket designed for commercial use, carrying three satellites lifts off from the launch pad at Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in Gansu province, China August 17, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer BEIJING (Reuters) – China will launch test flights for the next two space rockets in its Smart Dragon series meant for commercial use in
The fourth annual Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity was awarded today to Mirza Dinnayi, Co-Founder and Director of LuftbrückeIrak (Air Bridge Iraq). Driven by his passion to save lives, the Yazidi activist has found a way to overcome numerous bureaucratic and logistic obstacles to help the most vulnerable members of the Yazidi community during numerous
(Reuters) – U.S. astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir made history on Friday when they stepped outside the International Space Station (ISS) on the first all-female spacewalk. U.S. astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir step out of the International Space Station (ISS) to attempt the first all-female spacewalk, in this still image taken from NASA
On October 18 Dilijan to host educational, cultural and humanitarianism events On October 18, Dilijan, where IDeA Foundation implements numerous cultural, educational tourism development projects, will host events on the sidelines of Aurora Forum. Conferences, roundtable discussions, educational and cultural events, concerts and UWC Dilijan’s 5th anniversary celebrations will be held in the town, bringing
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A new way of studying planets in other solar systems – by doing sort of an autopsy on planetary wreckage devoured by a type of star called a white dwarf – is showing that rocky worlds with geochemistry similar to Earth may be quite common in the cosmos. An artist’s rendering shows
PARIS (Reuters) – A Paris zoo showcased a mysterious new organism on Wednesday, dubbed the “blob”, a yellowish unicellular small living being which looks like a fungus but acts like an animal. This newest exhibit of the Paris Zoological Park, which goes on display to the public on Saturday, has no mouth, no stomach, no
LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – When astronauts orbit the moon or live on its surface in the decade ahead, they will probably be doing so inside inflatable space lodges now in development. A woman walks by Olympus, a conceptual design for a large space station with 2,250 cubic meters of volume, at Bigelow Aerospace in North
LONDON (Reuters) – Uncertainty surrounding Britain’s exit from the European Union has hit science funding to the tune of almost half a billion euros and is putting off international researchers from coming to Britain, a leading institution said on Wednesday. An anti-Brexit protester demonstrates outside the EU Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium October 11, 2019.
On October 17 the rescue service received a report that the water in the Voghji River in Syunik region was not clear, was white. The fast response group of the regional crisis management center arrived on the site and found out that the tailings reservoir in Nerkin Giratagh had been damaged, and tailings leaked into
The Azerbaijani foreign minister Elmar Mammedyarov told the Izvestia that he is disappointed with his meeting with the Armenian foreign minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan in New York. Mammedyarov announced that it was a meeting, not a negotiation. The Azerbaijani foreign minister said it is necessary to move on to the “substantive talks” mentioned by him. The
As of 30.09.2019, the Bank’s assets amounted to AMD 672 billion, the loan portfolio totaled AMD 445 billion, liabilities – AMD 596 billion, and its total capital at 76 billion drams. The net profit for the third quarter recorded AMD 3.1 bln. The Bank continued to record growth in the loan portfolio of individual customers.
The deputy president of the Republican Party of Armenia Armen Ashotyan has confirmed that the invstigators of the Special Investigative Service have visited the office of the Republican Party. “Today the SIS investigator visited the RPA head office to confiscate materials relating to the suspension of Hrair Tovmasyan’s membership to the RPA,” A. Ashotyan told
Answers of the MFA Spokesperson to the questions of araratnews.am website Question: Aliyev has announced that the transfer of Zangezur district to Armenia led to a geographical split in the Turkic world. In his turn, the President of Turkey has stated that they will do their utmost to ensure the territorial integrity of Azerbaijan. How
LONDON (Reuters) – Scientists who resurrected a 50,000-year-old gene sequence have analyzed it to figure out how the world’s deadliest malaria parasite jumped from gorillas to humans – giving insight into the origins of one of human history’s biggest killers. The researchers said their work also deepens understanding of a process known as zoonosis –
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – U.S. astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir will make history on Friday when they conduct the first ever all-female spacewalk to replace the power source on the International Space Station (ISS). FILE PHOTO: The International Space Station (ISS) crew member Jessica Meir of the U.S. boards the Soyuz MS-15 spacecraft