Europe will launch a space telescope on Tuesday to study the far-off world
20 December, 2019, 00:41
This mission then fits in with the launch of the James Webb Telescope in 2021 and further investigation methods such as the Extremely Large Telescope array in the Chilean desert, set to begin operations in 2026.
Rather, it's going to follow up the discoveries of others, to see if it can reveal new insights - such as whether these distant objects are likely to be rocky or gas-rich.
European satellite launch company Arianespace has delayed the launch of a brand new spacecraft created to look for alien planets alongside four other satellites due to a technical error with the rocket supposed to carry the spacecraft. The launch is exceptional both for the European Space Agency and the future of the exoplanets exploration, he added.
"We want to go beyond statistics and study them in detail", mission chief David Ehrenreich told AFP ahead of Wednesday's scheduled launch.
The European Space Agency (ESA) launched a satellite early this morning, aboard a Russian Soyuz rocket that took off from the Guiana Space Center in French Guiana.
The launch previously scheduled last Tuesday, but due to some technical problems, the administration made a decision to postpone it just before 85 minutes of the launch.
On Tuesday, the launcher's automated sequence was interrupted during the final countdown at 1 hour 25 minutes, due to what was described as "an anomaly" in the launch set-up.
The space telescope could also determine whether some planets have atmospheres. It will study targets as they transit in front of their host stars, monitoring the dimming and brightening of starlight to figure out the planet's size. The Cosmo-SkyMed Second Generation satellite separated from the rocket 23 minute after blastoff.
In a clever little bit of celestial engineering, Cheops will circle Earth simply alongside the terminator, the division between day and night time down under, with its digicam, completely pointed away from the solar, towards the darkish.
The console is about as wide as an Xbox One controller, but substantially taller, think a square base but with rectangular height. And, while we didn't get to hear about almost all of these games, we did get a freakish trailer for Hellblade II Senua's Saga.
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The snow squall is expected to hit the Island, particularly the Todt Hill area, around 4:00 p.m., according to the warning. Morning lows will be in the single digits, with highs moderating into the upper 30s under sunny skies.
Meanwhile, Wicklow mountain rescue teams are warning motorists that the recent cold snap has left the Sally Gap impassible. A frosty start with icy patches will lead to another day of widespread showers which will be wintry at times.
The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) said "extensive" heat on Tuesday exceeded the past record of 40.3C set on 7 January 2013. Climate change helps escalate fire risks by drying out vegetation and making it more flammable, among other effects.
Nicola Sturgeon has welcomed the SNP's new raft of MPs in Dundee following their "watershed" general election win. Solving the Irish border issue in a way that's acceptable for Dublin, Belfast and Brussels will be key as well.
So Microsoft's free to tackle all the non-X letters in the alphabet with beefier or trimmed-down iterations of its new console. Xbox CEO, Phil Spencer , came up on stage to reveal the new console along with its game- Senua's Saga: Hellblade 2 .
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USA hails trade deal with China
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