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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Orbit’

Joint Russian/U.S. Crew Leaves for Space Station

The latest crew of the International Space Station left for orbit on a Russian Soyuz rocket from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 4:58 PM EDT today, for a six-hour flight, before docking to the Russian-made segment of the facility. One can watch the event in the clip posted by NASA Television below: NASA astronaut Michael Hopkins joins Russian Federal …

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Mars Orbiting Satellite Catches Breathtaking Images

The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter was launched on August 12, 2005 with the express mission of taking hi-resolution photos of the Martian surface. The first photos were returned on September 29 2006 of the Martian surface. The photos below are of the sun rising over Mars over several days and they are breathtaking. The views of crepuscular rays sprayed across an …

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Orbit: New Budget Windows Phone From ZTE

ZTE has added a new Windows Phone called Orbit to its growing phone portfolio. The new budget smartphone is based on the latest version of Windows Phone and comes with 4GB of memory. It also has HD voice and a 5Mpx autofocus camera with LED flash. According to Senior Director of the OEM Division of Microsoft, Mark Linton, “Microsoft is …

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