What Is the Kessler Syndrome

The space race is far from over and today there are several countries competing for supremacy in space. It has become clear from the international news that space agencies in at least four countries – the United States, Russia, India and China – have ambitious plans. And it’s not just for exploration or travel to… Continue reading What Is the Kessler Syndrome

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Space Suit Fantasy

Except for a few examples, science fiction movies depicting the adventures of humans in space present space suits whose connection to reality is coincidental. Recall the space suits designed for the heroes of the following movies:  Armageddon The Fifth Element James Bond Star Trek and many others Space Suits in Films While suits designed for alien… Continue reading Space Suit Fantasy

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How Long Would a Person Survive on the Moon Without a Spacesuit?

Not that such a thing could ever happen, but what if an astronaut does indeed find himself naked outside the spaceship? – The good news is that he won’t swell up until he explodes, as is commonly thought after watching some science fiction movies. What if you didn’t wear a spacesuit in space? Let’s start… Continue reading How Long Would a Person Survive on the Moon Without a Spacesuit?

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How Would Humans Evolve on Mars

Future missions to the red planet and its colonization.

Can we adapt to life in space? – space is a hostile environment for humans. But could we possibly adapt? What would it be like if human explorers visited an object in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter? What would human researchers find when they visit Jupiter’s icy moon Europa and get there? What… Continue reading How Would Humans Evolve on Mars

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What Is the Temperature of Space?

In the vacuum of space, the only way to transfer heat is radiation.

It depends on which part of the space we are talking about. In general, it works like this: the closer to the stars, the higher the temperature. Another factor that weighs is the presence of matter: heat can be retained by it. As space becomes empty, temperature drops. In a vacuum (absence of matter), the… Continue reading What Is the Temperature of Space?

7 Interesting Facts About the Moon

Facts about the Moon.

Facts About the Moon: Knowledge is power. In this series of articles, we collect fascinating and sometimes unexpected facts about the world around us. We hope you find them not only interesting, but also practically useful. The cosmos is full of amazing facts and mysterious things. However, it is not at all necessary to look… Continue reading 7 Interesting Facts About the Moon

Mars: Why are there three uncrewed missions to the red planet in 2020?

Mission to mars 2020.

Mars is expected to have a lot of visitors. Three missions took advantage of the July 2020 Mars launch window. In addition to Nasa, there are also Mars newbies. So, who is going to Mars in 2020? In 2020 three space missions took off in order to explore Mars. The probes will follow an elliptical… Continue reading Mars: Why are there three uncrewed missions to the red planet in 2020?

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