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Remembering the achievements of an outstanding compatriot


On September 1, 1804, astronomer Karl Harding discovered the asteroid Juno

Alexander Burmistrov

At first the suits were designed to work in deep water, then in the air, and finally in zero gravity, beyond the atmosphere: read about the history and prospects of space suits in our article

Alexander Burmistrov

On 24 August 2006 Pluto was relegated to dwarf planet status

Author Anna Posokhova

During space flights, the human body has to sustain enormous pressure: the heavy spacesuit, isolation from the usual “earthly” life, emotional and mental stress. Nutrition is vital under such conditions

Author Evgeniya Chernoskulova

To rise above the sky, take a look at the planet from above, spend a few minutes in zero gravity – and then come back to Earth. Suborbital flights in July revived interest in space tourism, which had been forgotten for the past 10 years


It stopped being just a set of glasses in a casing a long time ago: To examine galaxies, stars and nebulae, telescopes are now sent into space and immersed deep underwater. What technologies today help us see far away

Author Aleksandr Burmistrov

When late night sets in, countless flickering beacons appear in the dark sky. Those stars were “looking” at Earth top-down millions of years ago. Today we will describe how these cosmic “fireflies” are born

Author Evgeniya Chernoskulova

Exploring the Sun in different ranges, determining the composition of the solar wind, exploring interplanetary space, photographs of Mars and its moons: 33 years ago, Phobos 2 station was launched 

Author Alexander Burmistrov


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What saints did the conquistadors pray to and why did they decide to conquer Mexico? What was the ethnic, regional, and age composition of the Conquista? 

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