Red Flames win 4-0 over Poland, continue 2023 World mission

After the broad victory over Armenia 19-0, the Red Flames did not fall into overconfidence four days later. Aware of the stake of this sixth meeting in these qualifications for the 2023 World Cup, the Belgians of Ives Serneels were serious, focused. They especially held their rank against a team of their level like what … Read more

DART, a kamikaze mission to learn how to protect yourself from asteroids

NASA illustration showing the Italian Space Agency’s DART spacecraft and Licia Cube, before impact on the Didymos binary system. HANDOUT / AFP Of all the horrors that threaten the Earth and especially its inhabitants, the most devastating – but also the one that has the lowest probability of occurring – comes from space: the collision … Read more

SpaceX launches its first space tourism mission

SpaceX’s turn to embark on space tourism. A rocket from Elon Musk’s company is to propel, Wednesday, September 15, four passengers who will spend three days in space, a very ambitious mission which will be the first in history to send only complete novices into orbit, without any professional astronaut. Called Inspiration4, this mission is … Read more

China successfully launches longest manned space mission

Beijing plans to send humans to the moon and build a base there with Russia. HANDOUT / AFP Formerly ahead of the United States, Russia and Europe, China intends to catch up. It has launched its longest manned space mission in which three astronauts, including a woman, are to stay six months in the Chinese … Read more

Successful take-off for Lucy, NASA’s first mission to the Trojan asteroids

The Lucy probe, in Titusville (Florida), on September 29, 2021. The spacecraft is scheduled to launch on October 16, 2021. JOHN RAOUX / AP Her name is Lucy. In reference to the famous Australopithecus over 3 million years old, whose skeleton was discovered in Ethiopia in 1974 and which provided a wealth of information on … Read more