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Space tourist Simonyi finished, Abramovich is prepared

In the night of Sunday, April 22, at the Moscow airport “Chkalovsky” landed the plane of the Russian air force, on Board of which there were three astronauts Mikhail Tyurin (Russia), Michael Lopez-alegria (USA) and the American millionaire of Hungarian origin Charles Simoni, who had been in orbit as a space tourist.

– “Abramovich on the moon”

Tyurin and Lopez-alegria set a record for the crews of the International Space Center – they worked in orbit for 215 days. Simonyi enjoyed the weightless standard for “tourist” for two weeks.

The head of Department of piloted programs of Federal space Agency (Roskosmos) Alexei Krasnov said that Simonyi in orbit worked fine. “We are gradually getting used to non-professional astronauts. They are all great personalities, he said. – It’s great when you can realize your dream”.

Previously in space as “tourists” visited the American of Iranian origin, Anusha Ansari. It was reported that in the queue for a flight on a Soyuz spacecraft mission to visit the ISS are already Japanese, Malay and Korean. Continue reading

The structure of the Solar system

Hello dear readers! In this post we will talk about the structure of the Solar system. I think you just need to know where in the Universe is our planet, and what else is in our Solar system besides planets.

Our planet Earth is part of the system of planets and other celestial bodies that rotate around a star called the Sun. The solar system is one of many such systems in the Universe .

The solar system is a system of cosmic bodies, which in addition to the Central luminary – the Sun, nine major planets, their satellites, the numerous small planets, comets, space dust and small meteoroids that move in the field pre-emption gravitational action of the Sun.

In the middle of the sixteenth century was uncovered the General structure of the Solar system Polish astronomer Nicholas Copernicus. He disproved the idea that the Earth is the center of the Universe and substantiate the presentation of the motion of planets around the Sun. This model of the Solar system was called the heliocentric. Continue reading

To the moon with God’s help!

Chapter 1: Flights in dreams and in reality

Chapter 2: Children of captain Vrungel

Chapter 3: God help you

Chapter 4: blue brook

Chapter 5: something Else on the same topic

Chapter 1 – Flights in dreams and in reality!

Instead of an epigraph:

A. Anisimov: I Have a question. Do You think the Americans landed on the moon, there is a version of that.

Vladimir Putin: I know that. Nonsense, it’s impossible! After all, complete nonsense. To falsify such an event impossible.

(The meeting of Vladimir Putin with participants of the youth forum “Seliger 2011”)

Here is there is a common misconception that for Americans to falsify the flight to the moon was as difficult as to perform this flight. In this article, I prove the groundlessness of such approval. Continue reading

The father of cosmonautics and Builder of airships

5 unknown facts from the life of Konstantin Eduardovich Tsiolkovsky

On September 19, 1935 in Kaluga passed away the great Russian inventor Konstantin Tsiolkovsky . Exactly one year later there was opened house-Museum of scientist-taught and a pioneer of cosmonautics, whose life with her careful study expands like the universe.

1. Opponent of Einstein, an admirer of Lenin

However, the Tsiolkovsky-the theory of expansion of the universe was denied, as he denied the theory of relativity . Konstantin Eduardovich did not agree with Einstein that the universe is limited in size to two hundred million light years. According to Tsiolkovsky, the claim is as absurd as to assert that in the cross section of the universe equals one millimeter. Continue reading

Flight to Mars

NASA begins screening astronauts for Mars mission

The U.S. national Directorate of Aeronautics and space research (NASA) announced the launch of the program for the selection of astronauts in preparation for a manned mission to Mars.

The names of the astronauts will be announced in mid-2017. However, selected do not immediately fly to Mars, and will to participate in the testing of manned spacecraft Orion developed for Mars mission, which will take place no earlier than 2020.

While not everyone will be able to qualify for participation in the project. Mars offered to fly U.S. citizens with education below the bachelor’s degree in engineering, biology, physics or mathematics. Candidates must also have at least three years of experience in the profession or to provide evidence of at least a thousand flight hours as commander on a jet plane.

In addition, candidates will undergo testing at NASA physical endurance and tolerance to long-duration missions, the report says. Continue reading

Space tourism
Space tourism - space travel to low earth orbit or in entertainment or research purposes, the flights are paid from private funds. Currently only used for the purpose of space…

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Space flight to the ISS
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The father of cosmonautics and Builder of airships
5 unknown facts from the life of Konstantin Eduardovich Tsiolkovsky On September 19, 1935 in Kaluga passed away the great Russian inventor Konstantin Tsiolkovsky . Exactly one year later there…

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