UEC on Cosmonautics Day held a live broadcast from the rocket engine workshop

On Cosmonautics Day, specialists from UEC-Kuznetsov, the Samara company of Rostec United Engine Corporation, conducted an online lesson for schoolchildren. In the air, the designer, technologist and assembler of rocket engines spoke about the profession of an engine builder, showed unique video footage of the production. The shipment was made directly from the rocket engine … Read more

I want to fly into space. What to do? — Future on vc.ru

A short guide to action. {“id”:49704,”type”:”num”,”link”:”https://vc.ru/future/49704-hochu-poletet-v-kosmos-chto-delat”,” gtm”:””,”prevCount”:null,”count”:36,”isAuthorized”:false} {“id”:49704,”type”:1,”typeStr”:”content”,”showTitle”:false,”initialState”:{“isActive”:false},”gtm”:””} {“id”:49704,”gtm”:null} 31,437 views With the development of science, our possibilities expand. What 20 years ago seemed to be something very far away (for example, a flight into space for a “mere mortal”, not an astronaut), is becoming a reality today. And in a few decades it will … Read more

Blue Origin doesn’t consider Branson’s spaceflight to be Jeff Bezos

Tomorrow, the first conditionally touristic suborbital flight of the “space” aircraft SpaceShipTwo of the British billionaire Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic company will take place. The day before in Twitter Blue Origin by another billionaire – Jeff Bezos (Jeff Bezos) – there was a message that the spacecraft Virgin Galactic did not recognize the flight. According … Read more

Is it true that the universe is not infinite?

“The fact that our universe is expanding was discovered almost a hundred years ago, but how exactly this happens, scientists realized only in the 90s of the last century, when powerful telescopes (including orbital ones) appeared and the era of accurate cosmology began. During observations and analysis of the data obtained, it turned out that … Read more

Space as a new territory of military clashes

Modern weapons do not work without space systems The new fundamentals of defense and the medium-term plan of defense policy, which are planned to be developed by the end of this year, should highlight cyberspace and outer space as separate important items. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe also notes that “it is important to maintain excellence … Read more

Determination to Actively Use Space for Self-Defense: Japan’s Space Policy (1)

Continuing the 21st Century Sputnik Shock series, whose first seven issues dealt with China’s space strategy, we are devoting the next few issues to Japan’s space policy. Of the G7 countries, Japan is the latest to actively engage in the use of space for national defense. Let us consider Japan’s space policy, which is facing … Read more