Space is what surrounds us far beyond planet Earth. In this small, thought the word so many mysterious and the unknown, what people have failed so far to understand. That is why the theme of the Universe (also called space) is so popular today. People don’t appreciate the opportunity to look daily at the magnificent beauty of the sky and stars, because not everyone knows about what is happening away from our eyes. Those who are still concerned about the cosmic Universe, pay dizzying sums of money for space flight. To look at the Earth from the height of the spacecraft, or to look at the bright flame of the stars of the Sun some people would pay from their pockets is really a lot of money, so no wonder why flights into space have become so popular. In this regard, entrepreneurial company several times a year organize cosmocore. One of the main reasons why “travellers” tend to visit the unknown spaces, in spite of serious physical training, is to get a lot of impressions and emotions. The longest space mission lasts up to 10 days, during which tourists arrive at the International Space Station. An interesting fact is that the path to the ISS lasts 2 times longer than back – all blagodarnyy of attraction of the Earth. To take a tour in space is still a difficult task for professionals but in a short time to humanity and it will be.
To get off the Ground and lifted up their galaxy may every inhabitant on this planet who is willing to undergo serious physical training, and, of course, to part with a certain amount of money. To departure do not require a visa or passport for more. But one who resides in the territory of the Russian Federation, it is necessary to legalize papers to arrive to the launch site, the Baikonur cosmodrome near Kazakhstan. The Russians are much more fortunate as visas, passports and stuff they need. Continue reading
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
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