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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

Galactic tourists

100 kilometers above the Earth’s surface (according to the international standards space begins at this altitude), speed – kmh 4000, which is 4 times the speed of sound, so it looks like a tourist flight into space, which you could see in sci-Fi movies or dreamed about since childhood.

Now the dream to see the immensity of outer space has already become a reality.

Who are those 5 people who first saw the Galaxy, read the article. We will also talk about the details of the flight and to quote the impressions of space explorers.

Space tourists – Dennis Anthony Tito

Time in space: 28 April – 6 may 2001

Fare: $20 million

Citizenship: United States

This reckless American with a decidedly non-American name proudly bears the title of “space tourist No. 1”. Anthony Tito is a multimillionaire and entrepreneur of Italian origin. 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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