Nissan unveils Ariya, its new 100% electric SUV

At a recent online conference, Nissan unveiled the Ariya, its new electric car. With a range of 483 kilometers, it will be sold in 2021 starting at $ 40,000.

Nissan finally returns to the 100% electric vehicle, almost ten years after the Nissan Leaf. In a remote conference, the Japanese automaker presented its new electric SUV, Nissan Ariya. This vehicle will be marketed in Japan in the spring of 2021 and then in North America at the end of 2021. Equipped with two to four-wheel drive, it is armed with an estimated range of 482.8 kilometers and will equipped, under the hood, with a 63 kWh or 87 kWh battery of your choice. With the Ariya, Nissan is betting on discretion and sobriety - a bit like Arya Stark from Game of Thrones, whose name unintentionally evokes. The interior of its cabin is proof: its dashboard is only adorned with two rectangular screens of 12.3 inches each. The vehicle is of course connectable to other mobile devices, tha…

SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule astronauts docked into the ISS

After being launched into space by SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket, the Crew Dragon capsule with two astronauts on board docked Sunday (May 31st) with the International Space Station. Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley have already returned to the ISS.

SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule astronauts docked into the ISS

Carrying two NASA astronauts on board, the Crew Dragon capsule developed by Elon Musk SpaceX’s company reached the ISS after 19 hours of flight and docked safely at 2:16 p.m. Sunday, May 31.

Before the capsule hatch opened, the airlock between Crew Dragon and the space station was depressurized, after which astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley entered the ISS to find the Russians Anatoli Ivanichine and Ivan Vagner as well as the American Christopher Cassidy.

Roscosmos sends its congratulations

Reacting to the event, Roscosmos general manager Dmitri Rogozine congratulated NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine.

"Well done! I know how much you wanted this important event to end in success. I want the NASA team to successfully rebuild its national space transportation system to the ISS, "he wrote on his Twitter page.

The successful takeoff of a SpaceX rocket

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket took off on Saturday May 30 from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida to conduct, for the first time in history, a manned space flight organized by a private company.

Since 2011, astronauts have been sent aboard the ISS only by Russian manned Soyuz spacecraft. The contract between NASA and Roscosmos, involving an astronaut's trip to the Station for $ 90 million, ends in October 2020.