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Portuguese rocket “Balthasar” went into space at the competition

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Portuguese rocket "Balthasar" went into space at the competition

DIn the morning at the military camp of Santa Margarida in Santarém’s Constancia, Portuguese students, side by side with hundreds of students from other countries, finalized the final details of the rocket assembly, but the launch did not take place until the end of the day due to organizational problems and problems with coordination with other teams, and it was successful.

“This year we are more relaxed and confident [relativamente à edição do ano passado]we have more experience, and we have improved and strengthened the technical and organizational aspects, including streamlined design,” said Lusa, RED team spokesman Pedro Rosado, whose big challenge this year was to “maintain performance”. and improve the jury’s assessment – a complete restoration of the rocket, which did not happen in the previous edition due to non-disclosure of parachutes.

Good news will come around 18:30. “The parachutes worked well and the rocket was recovered intact,” Pedro Rosado, 20, said. As a result, the Portuguese team was among the eight successful launches. And four of them, out of 12 rockets launched so far, either did not take off or were not restored intact.

Balthazar, the successor to the Blimund rocket launched last year, “named after the work of José Saramago,” was built in sections and has six modules based on carbon fiber, fiberglass, aluminum and steel, that’s two meters. 132 millimeters high and weighs 30 kilograms, including eight kilograms of the solid fuel used, based on potassium nitrate and sorbitol.

The 48-member RED team was established in 2017 and includes, among others, students specializing in mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering, electrical and computer engineering, production management, electronic engineering, physical and technological engineering.

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“My future interest is in the aerospace industry, like most of the team members, and it’s great to see more and more interest and more national investment in this area,” said Pedro Rosado, who attended the 3rd year Aerospace Engineering, highlighting the “experience gained” in this competition “and the excellent interaction with the other participating teams” as well as the final result.

“We are very happy, we managed to achieve all the goals we set,” said Pedro Rosado, who celebrated with the team.

The third edition of the EuRoC was supposed to feature two Portuguese teams, but the Fénix Rocket Team, with elements from the University of Coimbra and the University of the Interior of Beira, withdrew from the competition two days before the start due to technical problems.

“The engine exploded during one of the last tests with more pressure than expected and we left here with a mixture of enthusiasm and disappointment,” Julio Santos, 22, a Fénix team spokesman, told Lusa today.

The competition, organized by the Portuguese Space Agency with the support of the Municipality of Ponte de Sor and the Portuguese Army, takes place from 11 to 18 October in Ponte de Sor and the military field of Santa Margarida (Constancia). and has the participation of 18 European teams, consisting of more than 500 students, from 11 different countries.

This is the 3rd edition of the university rocket launch competition in Europe, organized by the Portuguese Space Agency – Portugal Space, to encourage engineering students to design, build and launch their own “rockets” from the Santa Margarida military camp. .

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EuRoc is part of the strategy of the Portuguese Space Agency and aims to “awaken young people to the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, strengthening competencies in the field of space through research, education and scientific culture,” emphasized its president. Ricardo Conde at the opening of EuRoc.

An official told Lusa today that EuRoC has “grown and strengthened” in recent years, today “undisputedly” being the “reference” competition for European university students, noting that the national space sector should “capture the appetite of these young people well-prepared for the industry.” ”, taking into account “projects” and “development commitments for the next decade”.

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“His manager is Portuguese and…”; The agent changes plans, and Luis Castro “arranges” the problem in the protection of “Botafogo”

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"His manager is Portuguese and...";  The agent changes plans, and Luis Castro "arranges" the problem in the protection of "Botafogo"

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The defender must return from loan ahead of schedule, and the Glorioso coach will have to make a decision at the beginning of the preseason.

Photo: Jorge Rodriguez/AGIF.  First, Luis Castro does not have Diego Loureiro for 2023.
Photo: Jorge Rodriguez/AGIF. First, Luis Castro does not have Diego Loureiro for 2023.

With the end of the season Botafogo its reformulation is already underway with the participation of Luis Castro. Names like Carlinhos, for example, have already left General Severiano, but there is a tendency for the “purge” to continue a little longer. Especially with the return of borrowed athletes during the year.

goalkeeper case Diego Loureiro, who played on loan at Atlético GO, promoted to Serie B. Curiously, the Botafogo archer has a contract at Goiania until the end of 2023, but Dragao president Adson Batista is pessimistic about the player’s consistency.

“Diego Loureiro is a bit off because he still has a contract with Botafogo, his manager is Portuguese and he has a different vision.” said the director in an interview with radio Sagres from the capital of Goiás.

The goalkeeper played only two games for Atlético-GO, who were betting on Renan in the starting lineup. If he returns to Rio, Loureiro will likely see high competition in the black and white net as Luis Castro now has alternatives to Gatito Fernandes and Lucas Perry.

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Portuguese footballer, former Sporting player, flees the country

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Ruben Ribeiro is accused of domestic violence and was arrested two weeks ago. He left with a term of identity and residence and disappeared from the “trace” of the authorities.

Ruben Ribeiro left Portugal a few days after his arrest due to accusation of domestic violence.

The wife blamed the 35-year-old Portuguese footballer last month.

Woman introduced several episodes of physical and psychological abuse over the past few years – some of which in front of the couple’s three children.

The court considered that the football player’s wife was in danger and, therefore, arrested Ruben about two weeks ago, November 16th.

The midfielder was questioned by the referee, but later releasedindicating the identity and place of residence – with a ban on contact or approaching the victim and under electronic surveillance.

However, the player has disappeared. O morning Post indicates that the General Directorate of Reintegration and Prison Service went to the defendant’s house to install an electronic surveillance device, but when it arrived, the accused was not.

The player also received a phone call, but this never answered🇧🇷 He did not cooperate, according to the Porto Criminal Court.

The newspaper writes that Ruben Ribeiro is in Turkey – His club is Hatayspor, but the family is still in Portugal.

The court has not yet decided what it will do after that. violation of coercive measures – An international arrest warrant may be issued.

Despite this development, the wife’s lawyer assures that she ” trusting that institutions know how to ensure justice and adequate protection for victims.”

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Born in Porto, Rubén Ribeiro grew up playing for Boavista and the Leixoyes. Later distinguished himself in the service of river birdwhich brought him a move to Sporting.

He played in Alvalada for only half a season; was one of nine players who terminated the contract with the club after hitting the gym in Alkoshet, 2018.

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