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
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
“Transition to transformation”
Humanity seems to have stayed in their home Solar system. Of his burning desire to go to other stars, scientists said at a scientific conference, held in October in Houston (Texas, USA ). Experts discussed the most grandiose project of the century – “Centennial spaceship” (“100-Year Starship”, or 100YSS ).
– Despite all the technological advances of humans, in the field of space exploration we’re on the level of cave people, – assured the leader of 100YSS Mae Jamison. All we did was hang a station in earth orbit, where just sometimes come to live people. The main task of space exploration in the long term should be the creation of colonies, which can live people.
The project was launched by the defense advanced Agency research projects U.S. Department of defense (DARPA) to explore all possibilities of distant travel. Help them specialists from the Research center named Ames, one of the main research laboratories of NASA. Scientists believe that their dream will come true within the next 100 years. Continue reading