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As we began to sell the dream

Once manned flight into space, no one could even imagine. World for mankind was limited to the planet Earth, but people constantly stared at the sky and tried to find answers about how our world and what is human in him. And let with each new step-opening, we received more questions than answers, but the thirst for knowledge never left us.

The first man in space was Yuri Gagarin. His famous “Go!” the whole world knows. But it became possible only thanks to the joint efforts of residents of large countries, countries that have chosen the path of communism. The reader may object to me putting in on the space race, the fact that the US (a capitalist country) quite a bit late on the moon and that they were the first.

So be it. But in the USA before it was not conducted military operations, from which a significant portion of the country lay in ruins. Therefore, you shouldn’t have neither the time nor the funds to restore infrastructure. And what about the irreparable loss of millions of lives and unborn children. The consequences are simply unimaginable number. However, the Soviet people were able not only to overcome all the difficulties in rebuilding the country, but also to win the space race. This is the greatest event in the history of mankind was made possible not only because of the work, funds or tenacity, these resources have capitalist countries. It became possible because of the belief that Bylaw people, the great goal for which there are no barriers in the universe. Continue reading

When spaceships explode

Most American space programs in recent years have been privatized, and now, the sometimes slow bureaucracy, making stupid things like launching the Shuttle Challenger in very cold weather, when the sealing rings holders solid propellant booster unflexible, corporations aim to make a lot of money.

Last week’s rocket explosion Antares (Tuesday) and “space Spike 2” by “Virgin Galactic” (on Friday) were disasters and, considering the death of one pilot “space Spike” and serious injury of the second, tragedies.

The role of greed here?

Bruce Gagnon, coordinator of the “Global network against the militarisation and nuclear power in space,” said:

“With the privatization of space launch services, the pressure to “cut corners” and save money will be enormous. The idea of launching ships with gullible tourists on Board ships, developed primarily for profit, and least for security – it is scary.” Continue reading

Excursions to the Star city

World-renowned cosmonaut training Center in Star city near Moscow, founded in 1960. Legends and equipped with unique equipment, Star city is of great interest to visitors.

Our company offers a variety of programs of tours and excursions in Star city will allow you to see how you train and prepare astronauts to visit the huge pool-the hydro. test your endurance in the human centrifuge training. try on a space suit and try a real “space” food.

In our directory of tours you can find an option excursion to Star city any type – from study tours to multi-day tour with the real elements of the programme of training astronauts.

Excursions to the Star city will be interesting and informative for both adults and children. We offer various options for exciting excursions to the Star city for students.

Flights in zero gravity

Wanted to feel lighter than cotton and is free to float in the air?

You have a chance to realize his dream and visit the artificial conditions of weightlessness, while flying on a special plane-laboratory IL-76 MDK — as do the astronauts, golowasch work in space. Continue reading

Space flight at home
Game-simulator Orbiter is a software allowing you to "survive" the real situation of space flight. Besides entertainment, it can be used to study physics, astronomy, and spaceflight. We asked about…

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Prospects of development of space tourism
On a tour of the Universe: prospects for space tourism. Space tourism is a private flights into space, usually while in earth orbit for the purposes of entertainment or scientific…

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Space explorers
Astronomers from other times studied the stars, trying to understand the structure of the universe. However, until the mid-20th century, the study of the universe was limited to observation of…

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