The Verge (US): Defining the edge of space could be crucial to the future of space travel

The International Aviation Federation (World Air Sports Federation or Fédération Aéronautique Internationale) announced in November this year that it was considering changing the Karman line, that is, the height considered to be the limit of outer space. This line is named after Theodore von Karman, a Hungarian engineer and mathematician who was the first to … Read more

160 people will participate in Baikal School of Fundamental Physics, organized by ISTP SB RAS

Irkutsk, 6.09.22 (IA “Teleinform”), – 160 people. Vice-chairman of the organizing committee BSFF Yury Yasyukevich said that young scientists and doctoral students from Russia, Mongolia, Belarus and Azerbaijan would come to Irkutsk. Remember that the events will be held from September 5 to 10 in Irkutsk, their organizers are the Institute of Solar-Terrestrial Physics of … Read more

First step into space. The story of the launch of the world’s first artificial Earth satellite

65 years ago, the world’s first man-made Earth satellite was launched into low Earth orbit. This event opened the space era in human history and at the same time determined the main directions of the development of the world’s scientific and technological progress for many decades to come. The idea of ​​creating an artificial Earth … Read more

The complex of optical instruments of the ISTP SB RAS was commissioned in Tory

IrkutskRepublic of Buryatia, 16.08.22 (IA “Teleinform”), – Complex of optical instruments of the Institute of Solar-Terrestrial Physics of the Siberian branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, located in the village of Torah (Republic of Buryatia), in operation. The Ministry of Natural Resources and Ecology of the Russian Federation issued the official permit to put … Read more

Free viewings and lectures at VDNKh: about satellites, isolation experiments and the Red Planet

On December 15-19, 2021, the Cosmonautics and Aviation Center at VDNKh will host excursions “Satellites: Earth from Space”, “People and Space”, “Peace in the Universe”, as well as lectures “Art and Idea of ​​Space in the Age of Ancient Civilizations” “,” Isolation experiments “Moon” and “Sirius” – characteristics of management, differences, own feelings and perspectives”, … Read more

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

A short guide to action. {“id”:49704,”type”:”num”,”link”:””,” 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

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

China will destroy a near-Earth asteroid

The details of this mission were recently revealed by the chief designer of the Long March family of space rockets, Long Lehao. He said that with the help of the “Changzheng-3V” launch vehicle, an impact vehicle and an orbiting satellite will be launched into outer space, which will record the progress of the mission. Don’t … Read more