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

Azerbaijan conquers outer space | Information portal Moscow-Baku

April 12 marks World Cosmonautics Day. This memorable date is dedicated to the first manned flight in space – it was a citizen of the Soviet Union, Senior Lieutenant Yuri Gagarin, who on this day in 1961 on the Vostok spacecraft for the first time in the world made a circumnavigation flight around Earth, opening … Read more

Will the soil be sucked into a black hole?

Black holes are areas in space where gravity is so strong that not even the fastest object in the universe can escape from it, writes Newsweek. At the same time, experts point out that black holes absorb matter poorly and are terribly inefficient. What is the probability that one day the earth will be sucked … Read more