Tag: space shuttle

Jeff Bezos reveals miracle, big plan to settle in space …

October 30, 2021

Blue Origin, a space tourism company owned by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, launches a commercial space station. Officials said they expect the station, dubbed ‘Orbital Reef’, to be operational by the end of this decade. The promotional material released by the company claims that the station will be a ‘mixed use business park’ in space…

February 1, 2003; The U.S. spacecraft Columbia crashed into the sky over Texas 16 minutes before it was due to return to Earth

October 9, 2021

February 1, 2003; The U.S. spacecraft Columbia crashed into the sky over Texas 16 minutes before it was due to return to Earth. Seven astronauts, including Kalpana Chawla, of Indian descent, have died in the crash.It was later discovered that the crash was caused by some technical glitches that occurred during the launch itself. Parts…

Space and everything related to it is amazing. Many events recorded in the pages of human history have occurred

October 4, 2021

The most popular image in space history in the United States is from the challenger (STS-41-B) mission launched from the Kennedy Space Center on February 3, 1984. Astronaut Bruce McCandless II is engaged in the first untethered spacewalk, very high above the Earth. What frightens a man the most is the emptiness of space and…

BURAN – Soviet space shuttle that flew only once.

September 26, 2021

The Buran Project was introduced by the Soviet Union in 1980 in response to the US space program. The Soviet Union spent about 20 billion rubles (275 million) on it. Construction of the Buran spacecraft began in 1980, and by 1984 the first full scale orbiter had been released. The Buran spacecraft was launched in…