Space June (review of events of the month)

The first summer month identified several important events for the entire planet, and some states in particular. In addition, in the solar system is the phenomenon behind which followed the whole research centers.

In general, there is no space vacation :) For example, today, the first day of July, in Kazakhstan the capsule landed with three members of Expedition 31 to the ISS. We have made this event in June, because at the time of their departure from the ISS we still had in June. The capsule successfully landed near the town of Dzhezkazgan.






Installing copies engine shuttle "Atlantis" for a future exhibition at the Kennedy Space Center.




Photo luminous veil of clouds to the ISS during the passage over Tibet on June 13.




Preparation of the spacecraft 'Orion "for a test flight before heading to the Kennedy Space Center. After a year and a half, "Orion" with no astronauts will have to test the possibility of increasing the speed up to 40 000 km / h, and its orbit is 15 times greater than that of the ISS.




Retouched photo of Mars near Nili Fossae, which was exposed ancient breed, thanks to the fall of the meteorite. It is because of mixing of rock in the fault, and it seems so bright area.




Japanese Akihiko Hoshide held last stages of preparation before being sent to the ISS as part of the 32nd mission.



Joint exercises of the crew in the Star City, Russia.



Photo dwarf galaxy UGC 5497 in the constellation Ursa Major. It is located at a distance of 12 million light-years away. Photos of the telescope "Hubble".



Finnish satellite photographed the Arctic, completely covered with ice. Very contrast, see the deserts of Africa and Asia.



29 years ago, 18 th June 1983 Sally Ride (pictured) became the first American woman astronaut at the age of 32 years.



For two days and 20 years earlier, on June 16, 1963, the Soviet astronaut Valentina Tereshkova became the first woman in space.



Photos of the galaxy NGC 3314A in the constellation Hydra. In fact. These are two massive spiral galaxies, overlapping due to the viewing angle "Hubble."



Cygnus Loop Nebula is the largest and most spectacular specimen of the remains of a supernova explosion. The picture was taken "Hubble" 18 years ago, but ESA and NASA decided to publish it in June of this year.



Final transportation shuttle "Enterprise" on the Hudson River in the Air and Space Museum for permanent display.





Venus against the sun, 5 June. Photos from the ISS.







View Transit of Venus in New York.



The next time such an event will occur in 2117, the year.



The trajectory of the transit of Venus.



Photo coronary holes on the sun.



The planetary nebula NGC 7026 in the form of a butterfly, located on the "tail" of the constellation Cygnus. Photographed "Hubble."



Spacecraft «Dragon» safely removed from the waters of the Pacific Ocean.



Pinwheel Galaxy - spiral galaxy located in the constellation Ursa Major.



Solar flares on the Sun in ultraviolet, June 14.



The trajectory of the ISS in the sky over Birmingham, Alabama, USA.



June 16th from the cosmodrome in China Jiuquan rocket sent «Long March 2F» with the first Chinese kosmonavtkoy on board - Liu Yang.



Photo: NASA, ESA, Reuters

That was such a space in June. See you next month.

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