A Chinese cosmonaut participated in a space walk for the first time

Wang Yaping orbiting the Earth is one of three people currently living on the Chinese seed space station. Their mission – Shenzhou 13 – was launched on October 16 with the launch of the Chang Zheng 2F rocket (from the Jiuquan cosmodrome in China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region). The second shift started in this way … Read more

Research on the effects of a long stay in space. “Manifestations of changes in the brain”

The general negative impact of long-term space flights on the human body has been known for a long time – the recognized changes include: muscle atrophy, bone mass loss, deterioration of vision and altered intestinal bacterial flora. Now, brain tissue damage has started to be added to this list. In Russian men who have spent … Read more

Successful return of cosmonauts from the new Chinese space station

Chinese astronauts Nie Haisheng, Liu Boming and Tang Hongbo returned from space on September 17 at 13:34 local time (7:34 in Poland), landing in the Gobi Desert in the northern part of China. Their mission was crowned after 90 days spent on the emerging Tiangong space station (translated into Polish – “Heavenly Palace”). On the … Read more

ESA: the selection of applications for space recruitment is still ongoing

It took several months to accept applications in the open call for candidates for new European astronauts – from March 31 to May 28, 2021. It was a rare occasion, as an earlier similar process was organized by the European Space Agency (ESA) nearly 13 years ago. The number of participants in the current installment … Read more

The movie “Challenge” on the ISS is getting closer. Roscosmos faces internal criticism

Russia’s state-owned space company Roscosmos is gearing up to shoot the first feature film on the International Space Station (ISS) before the US side of the competition does so sooner. In May this year, it was announced that the main role on the Russian side was to be played by the 36-year-old actress Julia Peresild, … Read more

Hungarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs: our astronaut will fly into space in 2025 at the latest

The head of Hungarian diplomacy said that sending another citizen of his country into space will serve scientific purposes. This would take place over the next four years, as part of a mission to the International Space Station (ISS) with the support of the US NASA. The idea itself is not new – similar announcements … Read more

Chinese cosmonauts’ space walk. The first to board the new station

Cosmonauts Liu Boming and Tang Hongbo are the first Chinese citizens in 13 years to go out into the open space. Their space walk was shown on state television. The third participant of the mission, commander Nie Haisheng, stayed inside the Tianhe station module at that time. The harmony of the heavens), operating robotic equipment. … Read more

An 82-year-old man on a New Shepard system manned debut

Wally Funk is currently qualified to the group of four passengers of the planned demonstration flight of the New Shepard suborbital system by Blue Origin – along with Jeff Bezos, his brother Mark and the winner of the June auction, who bought a ticket for the first suborbital tourist flight on the New Shepard rocket … Read more