Category: Space activities in Earth orbit

space tourism

All about space tourism and news

Virgin Galactic and Blue Origin finally shake up space tourism – News of March 8, 2019 – According to specialists, 2019 should be the year when space tourism will really take off. But it’s been decades since we heard the same sentence. 2018, 2015, 2010, 2007 or even 2001 were also years when space tourism…
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space jump

All about space jump and news

Felix Baumgartner is the first man to go beyond the sound barrier without propulsion On October 14, 2012, Austria’s Felix Baumgartner broke the jump record at almost 40 kilometers high, including 37 kilometers of freefall. He is the first human to have passed the sound barrier after a jump without propulsion. This feat was realized…
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space elevator

All about the space elevator and news

The Japanese test a miniature space elevator – News of September 11, 2018 – A space elevator would physically connect the ground to the geostationary orbit. It could be used to move men and cargo at a very low energy cost. Space elevators have their defenders and detractors. What is certain is that they risk…
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space city

Stay in a space city

When we imagine a future for humanity outside the planet Earth, we usually think of other planets, and first of all Mars. But there is another option, the fabrication of habitats for the human species, either in orbit around the Earth or around other celestial objects. For the moment, it’s still science fiction but the…
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