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Astronomers have identified the source of a mysterious radio signal from space

Astronomers for the first time traced the relationship between magnetosome and fast radio bursts, nature, the origin of which is not reliably established. This is stated in the article on the website of the European space Agency (ESA).

The discovery was made by the space Observatory Integral, designed to explore objects in the hard x-ray and gamma range. At the end of April this year, the scanners Observatory observed the Magnetar SGR 1935 2154, discovered six years ago. Fixing the activity of the Magnetar, the researchers found that it radiated not only conventional x-rays but also radio waves.

Deferred test parachutes for ExoMars-2022 plan to hold in October

High-altitude testing in the United States parachute system for the Russian-European Mars landing station ExoMars-2022, postponed from March due to pandemic coronavirus, outlined in October, reported RIA Novosti head of the European space Agency (ESA) in Russia Rene Pishel.

In March, Russia's Roscosmos and ESA announced the postponement of the launch of the station from 2020 to 2022 for additional testing with modified equipment and the final version of the software. Furthermore, additional issues for further work have caused the spread of the coronavirus.

The expert assessed the possible consequences of a resumption of the programme "Roar"

The resumption of the programme "Roar" to create the conversion of light missiles will take orders and slow flight tests of the rocket "Angara-1.2", says the head of the space policy Institute Ivan Moiseev.

Earlier, a source in the rocket and space industry told RIA Novosti that the Khrunichev Center (part of the Federal space Agency) renew program is the production of light conversion rocket "Rokot" on the basis of shoot-alerting ballistic missiles RS-18 "Stiletto" (UR-100N utth). The contract for production of missiles signed with the Ministry of defense, the new missile was called the "Rumble-M".