EIAST: KhalifaSat design completed

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Abu Dhabi, UAE (SPX) Oct 20, 2014

The Emirates Institution for Advanced Science and Technology (EIAST) has announced the completion of KhalifaSat’s design, the first satellite that will be designed and built by Emirati engineers in the UAE.

During a meeting of the internal review board, which comprised of system engineers, managers and consultants, EIAST’s engineers presented their designs on the different modules and sub- —> Read More Here

Discovery of the Benesov meteorites 20 years after the bolide event

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Paris (SPX) Oct 20, 2014

Astronomy and Astrophysics is publishing the spectacular discovery of meteorite fragments 20 years after the corresponding bolide was seen in the skies of the Czech Republic. This discovery was made possible by reanalyzing the trajectory, which moved the impact line by 330 meters. Interestingly, the meteorites found on the ground are of different types, pointing to a parent asteroid of heterogen —> Read More Here

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