The first manned flight to Mars
Mars – “red planet” and the God of war in Greek mythology. In the twenty-first century the eyes of scientists and the romantics is directed in the direction of this mysterious planet. Even during the Cold war, major world powers planned of landing humans on the surface of Mars, but in those years such a complex task could not be implemented. Now with the Mars related main hopes of world Astronautics.Mars – “red planet” and the God of war in Greek mythology. In the twenty-first century the eyes of scientists and the romantics is directed in the direction of this planet. Even during the Cold war, major world powers planned of landing humans on the surface of Mars, but in those years such a complex task could not be implemented. Now with the Mars related main hopes of world Astronautics.
The U.S. and “red planet”
To implement the plan, the U.S. undertook the design of the spacecraft Orion, as well as new launch vehicles. The first step for a mission to Mars was supposed to be a lunar program. Economic difficulties have not allowed (and is unlikely in the foreseeable future will allow) to fully implement the program Constellation. Continue reading
Oddly enough, uzivanjem space now do not state more passionate about the military and scientific programs, and commercial enterprises. Transparent and their goal is to satisfy trivial human curiosity and to make money. In the near future flight into orbit would cost no more than a two-bedroom apartment. And perhaps less,
Commercial space flights to the ISS became a reality in the beginning of the new Millennium. Since 2001, the Federal space Agency jointly with the company Space Adventures has performed eight successful launches, sending into orbit seven people (American billionaire Charles Simonyi has been to space twice). Among already visited the ISS tourists the founder of the famous Cirque Du Soleil, guy laliberté, and in 2014 plans to go into space singer Sarah Brightman (she has become the second female space tourist, and was the first American of Iranian descent the Anusha Ansari). The pleasure of staying at the ISS for cheap, to put it mildly, not true — originally, it treated those wishing to see the space at $ 20 million but since 2007 this figure has grown and has reached $ 40-50 million Not so long ago became known the price of the spacewalk is $ 15 million but so far this “service” exists only in draft form, which will be implemented no earlier than 2015. Continue reading
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