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
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