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
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
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