Ukrainian marsonavt about money for flying in the USA and eating insects

Sergey Yakimov is one of the six Russian-speaking finalists of the Mars One project. In nine years, he plans to fly to Mars and establish a colony there. “Forum” talked with a 28-year-old engineer who until recently worked at the Space Research Institute of Ukraine, and now returned back to ...

How Russians and Ukrainians will fly to Mars and die there

Six Russian-speaking people are participating in the sensational expedition to colonize the red planet: five Russians and one Ukrainian. “Forum” studied all the details about each and learned that it does not fit in the most popular space project. It all started in 2011 with a crazy idea ...

Robot on Mars paralyzed hand

The Mars explorer Curiosity had to temporarily shut down after a short circuit. The problems were revealed in the rover's robotic arm when the rover was about to transport rock samples after drilling. At the moment, NASA experts are determining the causes of the breakdown. They are going to fix it ...

NASA: DSCOVR satellite launch postponed to Tuesday due to weather

The planned launch of the Falcon 9 rocket was canceled minutes before the launch, Bloomberg reported. The cause was a malfunction in the radar system. The SpaceX rocket was supposed to take off from Cape Canaveral at 18.10 local time. Its task was to launch into orbit ...

Astronomers first saw the flicker of a quasar

Quasars are among the brightest objects in the Universe and are essentially active galactic nuclei. Observing these space objects is extremely important for fundamental science. It is known that quasars draw energy from black holes located in their very heart. ...

Brightman promised to sing aboard the ISS, accompanied by an earthling orchestra

British singer and future space tourist Sarah Brightman is going to sing on board the International Space Station (ISS) to the accompaniment of an orchestra from Earth, reports TASS with reference to the press service of Roscosmos. On January 19, Brightman and her understudy Satoshi Takamatsu at the Cosmonaut Training Center ...

5 Cosmos Facts Hard to Believe

Fact # 1. The temperature in space, in the Earth's orbit is + 4 ° С To be precise, not in the Earth's orbit, but at a distance from the Sun equal to the distance from the Earth's orbit. And for a completely black body, i.e. one that completely absorbs the sun's rays, nothing ...

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