Posts Tagged ‘exploration’

Greenland Bans All Oil Exploration

Above Photo: Felix Linhardt/Kiel University. The government of Greenland has decided to suspend all oil exploration off the world’s largest island, calling it “a natural step” because the Arctic government “takes the climate crisis seriously.” No oil has been found yet around Greenland, but officials there had seen potentially vast reserves as a way to help […]

NASA Deep Space Exploration Systems Look Ahead to 2018

Engineers preparing NASA’s deep space exploration systems to support missions to the Moon, Mars, and beyond are gearing up for a busy 2018. The agency aims to complete the manufacturing of all the major hardware by the end of the year for Exploration Mission-1 (EM-1), which will pave the road for future missions with astronauts. […]

World Bank to stop financing oil and gas exploration and extraction in 2019

(Natural News) While most know it as one of the scariest and most influential organizations on Earth, the World Bank is a tremendous force for good. At least, it’s actively trying to be, as evidenced by its latest move to announce that it will be cutting the money supply to oil and gas exploration projects […]

Tehran braces for coop. with Baku in Caspian oil exploration

SHANA – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani voiced Iran’s readiness to cooperate with Azerbaijan in carrying out oil exploration projects in the Caspian Sea. Speaking at a meeting with Azeri President Ilham Aliyev in Tehran on Wednesday, Rouhani described attraction of finances and trade between Iran and Azerbaijan in various fields as positive, adding, “Iran is […]

Electrically-charged Mars moon could jeopardize future exploration – NASA (VIDEO)

The study, published in the scientific journal, Advances in Space Research, found that astronauts or rovers could accumulate “significant electric charges” when traversing the night side of Mars’ moon, Phobos. The charges are caused by solar wind – a stream of electricity-conducting gas, called plasma, that’s constantly blowing off the surface of the sun and […]

Russia, China Join Together In Space Exploration Effort

Source: Peter Korzun via The Strategic Culture Foundation China and Russia are set to sign a milestone agreement in October on joint space exploration from 2018 to 2022, sending manned missions to the Moon for the first time.     The bilateral agreement will cover five areas including lunar and deep space […]

Mozambique moves forward with Eni and Anadarko as partners in natural gas exploration

nsnbc : As expected, the government of Mozambique and operators Eni and Anadarko signed concession contracts for the Liquefied Natural Gas Maritime Terminal in […]

Iran plans 14 oil and gas exploration tenders

Reuters– Iran is readying its first round of oil and gas exploration tenders since the easing of economic sanctions, hoping to attract the likes of BP and Gazprom, an Iranian energy official said on Monday. Sitting on some of the world’s biggest energy reserves, Iran has already been working on deals to develop existing fields […]

France to Ban All New Oil and Gas Exploration; Reduce Nuclear Power Use

France to Ban All New Oil and Gas Exploration; Reduce Nuclear Power Use June 24th, 2017 Via: Independent: France is to stop granting licences for oil and gas exploration as part of a transition towards environmentally-friendly energy being driven by Emmanuel Macron’s government. Nicolas […]

Iranian shooter wins silver at Olympic Games Training Camp

Iranian female sports shooter Mahlagha Jambozorg has won a silver medal at the Olympic Games Training Camp in France. On Monday, the 24-year-old sportswoman participated at women’s 50-meter rifle 3 positions M2 individual contests in the commune of Volmerange-les-Mines. She racked up 458.6 points to finish as vice champion. Italian sports shooter Petra Zublasing, 26, […]

2.9 magnitude earthquake recorded near Mount St. Helens, Washington

     A 2.9-magnitude earthquake hit just south of Mount St. Helens Monday morning, according to the U.S. Geolgoical Survey. The quake was recorded at 8:50 a.m. The earthquake, according to the USGS, wasn’t very strong. Only three people reported feeling it, as of 10:30 a.m. It’s the strongest earthquake in Washington in February. A 2.6-magnitude […]

House Adopts Anti-Palestinian Resolution, Sustains “Israel’s Right to commit the Highest Crimes”

 On Tuesday, a one-sided bipartisan non-binding House resolution with 71 co-sponsors was adopted by voice vote, no opposition registered. The entire process on an issue this sensitive took 30 minutes, no debate needed. Rubber-stamp approval sufficed, more proof showing Palestinians are on their own, sustained resistance their only recourse. Changing the deplorable status quo is […]

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