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From the ship to orbit - light floating cosmodrome "Selena"

From the ship to orbit - light floating cosmodrome "Selena"

The idea of ​​launching a BR or PH from an offshore platform or ship (aircraft carrier) into space is, of course, not “Russian” know-how. The first were most likely the Americans. V2 rocket launch from USS Midway Aircraft ...
Rocket Fuel Saga - The Other Side

Rocket Fuel Saga - The Other Side

When discussing the article “The Saga of Rocket Fuels”, a rather painful question was raised about the safety of liquid rocket fuels, as well as their combustion products, and a little about refueling PH ...
Rocket Fuel Saga

Rocket Fuel Saga

For me, the topic seemed interesting, related to my former specialty and study at the university, all the more so my youngest offspring “dragged” her: “Chef, let's knead what a thread is and launch, ...
Where do water and oxygen come from on the ISS?

Where do water and oxygen come from on the ISS?

Water is the basis of life. On our planet for sure. At some "Gamma Centauri", perhaps everything is different. With the advent of space exploration, the importance of water for humans has only increased. From H2O to ...
Project Rascal - air launch commissioned by US Air Force

Project Rascal - air launch commissioned by US Air Force

The US Air Force issued an MNS application * in 2001 (hereafter the terms and abbreviations are marked with an asterisk, the definition of which is given at the end of the article) outlining the requirements for "Operationally Adaptive ...
Multimode hypersonic unmanned aerial vehicle "Hammer"

Multimode hypersonic unmanned aerial vehicle "Hammer"

Currently, NPO Molniya on the subject of research and development work Molot is developing a multi-mode hypersonic unmanned aerial vehicle. This UAV is considered as a prototype demonstrator of technology ...
Megaton class timber base

Megaton class timber base

11 January 1957, the Soviet government decided to build an Angara facility among forests and northern marshes near the Plesetskaya station of the Arkhangelsk Region. He thought how ...
Lunokhod-1 - the first successful lunar rover

Lunokhod-1 - the first successful lunar rover

Lunokhod-1 was the first successful rover, designed to explore other worlds. He was brought to the surface of the moon 17 on November 1970 of the year aboard the Luna-17 landing module. Manage it ...
Why did you stop flying to the moon

Why did you stop flying to the moon

The first circumnavigation took place in the 1520-ies of the squadron commanded by Fernand Magellan. The heroic campaign almost ended in disaster. Of the five ships, only one was able to go around the earth, and ...
Air launch remains in the plans of the Pentagon

Air launch remains in the plans of the Pentagon

Thirty years ago, a new MX intercontinental ballistic missile (LGM-118 “Pikiper”) was put on combat duty in the United States. The grouping of these missiles, according to the American ...
The project of the aerospace system "Blizzard"

The project of the aerospace system "Blizzard"

In recent years, the development of private companies operating in the aerospace industry has attracted the special interest of specialists and the general public. A number of foreign organizations of this kind have already ...
About the prose of life in Apollo missions

About the prose of life in Apollo missions

Speech about what is not customary to talk openly, but what plays a crucial role in long-term manned space flights is about human life support. It is clear that at first on ...
Stretch the legs by the spacesuit

Stretch the legs by the spacesuit

Due to the limited funding of space programs, alternative ways out of the situation have to be found. Two simple options come to mind if not a complete solution to the money question, then ...
Fighter satellites "Flight"

Fighter satellites "Flight"

The United States repeated the success of the Soviet "satellite fighter" only 18 years later. Everyone knows that the Soviet artificial Earth satellite was the first. But not everyone knows that we were the first and ...
Mission to Mars will provide US space leadership

Mission to Mars will provide US space leadership

While the camera of the Russian-European spacecraft ExoMars sent the first image of the Red Planet back to Earth, the United States is working to send a full-fledged manned ...