Category: COMPUTER

The man in the tricone – Sergey Krikalev – the last USSR citizen.

November 26, 2022

Being stuck indoors or in a car for a few hours can be a terrifying experience. Being stuck in a zero-gravity space station 350 kilometers from Earth for almost a year can be quite a terrifying experience. One man who went through such a situation is Sergei Krikalev, a Soviet/Russian cosmonaut. The Mir space station…

How does zero gravity train astronauts?

November 24, 2022

Zero gravity can be created artificially Objects have weight because they are attracted by the earth. Acceleration due to gravity is 9.8 meters per second. Even if an object is dropped in a controlled manner with the same acceleration, it will feel weightless during the fall. So if a human-carried vehicle can be brought as…

Milestone in India’s Space Exploration history

November 19, 2022

India’s first privately-built rocket successfully test-firedThe launch was from Sriharikota on November 18, 2022 at 11.30 am.Hyderabad-based Skyroot Aerospace is the manufacturer of the VIKRAM-S rocket. While the rocket was named after Vikram Sarabha, the power source engine was named KALAM-80 as a tribute to India’s Missile Man Abdul Kalam. The single-stage sub-orbital vehicle VIKRAM-S…

New module added on chinese space station

November 10, 2022

The Shenzhou-14 crew currently on board the Chinese space station has successfully entered the brand-new Mengtian lab module. Unlike the Wentian lab module, Mengtian doesn’t have a sleeping cabin for the astronauts, but it comes with more experiment cabinets instead. The Shenzhou-14 taikonauts will have a lot to unpack in the next couple of days.

Message to extraterrestrials

October 15, 2022

NASA has launched four probes into space to communicate with extraterrestrials. Along with that it is used for the study of the universe, the planets of the solar system and so on. Voyager 1 and 2 in 1977. Before this, they were Pioneer 10 in 1972 and Pioneer 11 in 1973.(Out of which Voyager 1…

YF 79 -Highest payload Engine in the world

September 12, 2022

China successfully tests its launch rocket engine to the moon while Artemis launch is delayed due to malfunctionsThe engine tested was twice as powerful as the American rocket engine. The YF 79 engine was tested and won. This liquid oxygen hydrogen engine has a loading capacity of 25 tons. This is the highest payload in…

Do rockets actually explode?

September 6, 2022

Are the bursts during launch that we see really typical? The truth is for Allen. Rockets that malfunction and spontaneously explode are rare. The rest? It is done by the mission team sitting on the ground below. To avoid damage by falling on the ground. When a rocket is launched, it is filled with explosives…

When Skylab fell

August 17, 2022

Skylab was launched in 1973. The first space station was Salyut 1, launched by the Soviet Union in 1971. But it was a failure. Later America comes with Skylab. Skylab was a huge success. But Skylab only had the setup for launch. There was no call back facility. Skylab’s main purpose was to observe the…