Since last year, we were promised that soon space tourism will become as commonplace as to go for a weekend somewhere in the near abroad. However to pay for a three-hour flight into outer space we’ll have about 200 thousand dollars. Alarmed by the fact that the flights will be carried out on the Soyuz spacecraft.
But not bringing the first case to the end, one enterprising company Excalibur Almaz now offers a new game: everyone today can buy tickets to fly not only in space but also on the moon.
According to the company, the first space tourists who have purchased space tickets Excalibur Almaz, will be able to travel in 2015.
Judging by the posted Photos, and official statements made by the company Excalibur Almaz. The idea is not as utopian as it might seem at first glance. To date, the company has already acquired four spacecraft type Soyuz and two space station “Salyut”. All novopriobreteniem will be adapted and refined in accordance with modern standards and requirements. Continue reading
Us flies a terrible comet,
It sent the angered Creator.
We are powerless. Doomed planet.
Everyone died. Inevitable end.
In the obdurate depravity without measure
Meanwhile, talking to the peoples of the hypocrites:
We’ve had enough! Old our world.
And drink and eat and continue the feast.
Made in the epigraph of this section of row P. J. Beranger has written more than two hundred years ago, when astronomy was in the beginning of the knowledge of the laws of the Universe and every cosmic phenomenon was perceived as a supernatural manifestation of higher powers beyond the human mind. Continue reading
The solar system is changing and nobody knows why
Our Solar system seemed to be something static, immutable and eternal. This is not so. Only in the last 10 years was fixed in a very significant change. Modern scientists are seriously concerned about these circumstances and try to identify why there are these global changes.
Astrophysicists have detected an increase in the intensity of the magnetic field of the Sun. As a starting point they took the beginning of observations, ongoing with 1901. It turned out that its magnetic field has increased over the years by as much as 230%!
Is it any wonder that the Aurora, which not so long ago admired only residents of the far North, now exists almost over the entire planet, including the regions where previously they had only seen on TV.
It should be noted that geomagnetic storms are not as harmless as one might think. Science does not like to dwell on this topic, and still some twenty years ago about geomagnetic storms and are not reported. Continue reading