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Space tourist from Russia

In the media appeared information that Filaret Galchev held a pre-flight.

Replace British singer Sarah Brightman to orbit can a Russian businessman, one of the richest people in the country, the owner of a large cement holding Filaret Galchev. Reportedly, a candidate for space tourists already undergoing the relevant tests.

If the information is confirmed and Galchev really will be sent to ISS, it will be the first Russian space tourist in history. On this occasion, the TV channel “360 suburbs” remember those who created the history of space tourism.

The first space tourist was not a man, and the dog of Sib – replacement of the missing Kidney. In 1951, this pooch was caught in soldiers ‘ canteen, and put to flight the capsule. The fact that one of the trained dogs before the takeoff and escaped the lab, fearing the wrath of his superiors, sent into space and Ziba. Continue reading

Space tourism

Money can’t buy happiness, but money brings great opportunities. Just ask multimillionaire Dennis Tito, who became the first space tourist in 2001, or the owner of Cirque du Soleil, guy laliberté, who became the first clown in space in 2009. If you have some cash, “Roscosmos” there will be time for your dreams.

But what about those of us who are not international circus magnate or an adventurer with the money? Will space tourism ever be a reality for us?

Companies such as Virgin Group owned by Richard Branson, say Yes. Even if you already have $ 20,000 in cash, you can book the 200,000-dollar ticket on SpaceShipTwo (which passes successfully tested). In the next few years it should become the first commercial space ship.

Each flight can accommodate six passengers and will last two hours and a half in suborbital space (110 kilometers above the Earth). Once there, passengers will be able to freely float in zero gravity and enjoy the fact that the CEO of Virgin Galactic George Whitesides calls “transformative experience”. Continents, oceans and clouds will float from the bottom, and overhead will be boundless space. Continue reading

The largest planet of the solar system

Saturn through a telescope Saturn Has 22 satellites.Some of them external, some internal. They have names of ancient heroes, for example, Mimas, Enceladus, Pandora, Epimedii, Tethys, dione, Prometheus. The most interesting of them is the Janus – he is the closest to the planet, Titan is the largest satellite in the greatest Solar system in mass and size. The film is about the Saturn, All the moons, except for Phoebe, turning in the forward direction. Uranus Seventh planet from the Sun in the Solar system, so poorly lit.

It has a surface in the form of ice, also covered with strips cracks.Through a telescope it is well visible that plusnet Saturn is stronger than Jupiter. Their origin is still a matter of much controversy.

Some researchers believed that, under the balls of ice, where the water is not frozen, can be a primitive life. Far few places in the Solar system awarded such an assumption. In the future, scientists plan to send to the satellite of the Jupiter drilling rig. However, each planet is similar to the following.About Uranium Uranium is In narrow planetary rings. Continue reading

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