Category: Space activities in Earth orbit

space cities

Space cities : all you need to know and news

Apogeios, the space city concept built with lunar materials – News of September 15, 2019 – Apogeios is a space city concept imagined by Olivier Boisard and Pierre Marx. Their approach is interesting in more than one way. Not only did they envision a functional architecture but they also thought about how their project could…
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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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