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For the non-refundable flight to Mars 52 Russians are selected

Dutch company Mars One intends to send the first volunteers to the Red planet by 2023. But our expert explains why it’s not going to happen

Organizers of large-scale colonization of the red planet have previously determined the volunteers who will fly to Mars by 2023

Organizers of large-scale colonization of the red planet have previously determined the volunteers who will fly to Mars by 2023. Dutch company Mars One is counting on that date for $ 6 billion to build a permanent base there.

Just primary have been selected 1058 candidates. Most of them are residents of the U.S. — 297 people. From Russia – 52 volunteers. But by 2015 the project managers will select 24 people who will go to Mars. By the way, the company warns that a return ticket is not provided.

Deep space is not for fools

Alexander milkus, the editor of the education Department of KP Continue reading

Flight along cosmic strings

So far the only scientifically proven the possibility of interstellar travel is the acceleration of the spacecraft up to relativistic speeds (punctures and convolution space still remain purely speculative projects). The ship may abandon astronauts in suspended animation for a dozen or even a hundred light years and return them to Earth. But because of the relativistic slowing of Board time on earth will pass away not even the century and Millennium — and it is somehow not pleasing. In addition to other galaxies to get to, there’s no cryostasis will not help. But it is possible that the output is still there.

For 15 years Professor of theoretical physics at Imperial College London, Joao Magueijo develops the hypothesis of variable speed of light (Varying Speed of Light, VSL). However, he minded very little, since most scientists believe this idea is pure nonsense. But we are talking about science impossible, so will try to temper my skepticism.

VSL-models calculated in several ways. They all say that measured on Earth the speed of light in a vacuum is not an absolute constant, and only the lower limit of the speed of propagation of electromagnetic waves. In certain (frankly, vesimaailma) conditions may be many times 299 792 km/s. Continue reading

The price of space flight has grown

Today, there are many ordinary people who want to visit in airless outer space in order to feel a sense of weightlessness, look at the Sun without atmospheric curtain, and to see our home in the Solar system through the glass window. This is probably due to space companies that provide services to tourism in space. Although the implementation of this idea required a lot of money and not everyone can afford the luxury, worth tens of million $. Most space tourists aim independent research space space, or just fly on the trajectory of Our planet for the sake of entertainment.

25 million $ is a ticket into space on the Russian spacecraft Soyuz. Although the desire to plunge into the world unlike the earth makes people to lay out a round sum. So I-mi space tourists were Japanese toyohiro Akiyama and British citizen Helen Sharman. In 1989-1990 they made a spatial tour on the MIR space station. Sponsors of such projects for the delivery of tourists to the space station were TV TBS and Juno, and as vehicles were made by Union TM11/10 and the Union TM12/10.

Born in Italy and living in the United States Dennis Tito became the first tourist who’s own funds did pay for the flight into space. Continue reading

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Flight to Mars! Fiction?
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10 huge space objects
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