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Kosmos / Cosmos

Taavi @ 16.04.2009 15:29 | Registreerunud: 01.04.2003

Leidsin huvitava orbitaalse viimsepäeva teooria - asja nimeks Kessleri sündroom. Lühidalt jama selles, et kosmoses tiirleb juba liiga palju prügi, mis ohustab satelliite, rakette, kosmosejaamasid jm. ... Avakosmoses ei toimu mingisugust "lagunemist" nagu planeedi pinnal (pm. võiks siis ölda et Emake Maa pühib meil igapäev p*** puhtaks ja annab uue burksi). Veel halvem uudis on see, et Hiina katsetas hiljuti edukalt satelliidi hävitamise raketti - kogu junk jäi muidugi orbiidile tiirlema.

The worst part about this, though, is that we are now one step closer to seeing the Kessler Syndrome start to manifest itself. The Kessler Syndrome is basically an orbital doomsday scenario that cuts off mankind’s access to space for thousands of years. The way it works is, some random collision occurs, creating many bits of space debris in orbit. These debris, in turn, end up hitting other things, shredding them, creating even more debris, in a Domino-like fashion. Eventually, everything in orbit is utterly destroyed, and the space around Earth is so polluted with space junk that it is impossible to even launch anything anymore, as it would be destroyed by random impacts almost immediately upon exiting the atmosphere. The scary thing is, the Kessler syndrome is already possible with the current amount of hardware we have in space. Luckily, almost all of it is up there in large controlled chunks, but all it could take is one apocalyptic collision to set a terrible chain of events into motion. This is why China’s test is so mind-numbingly stupid. Because once the Kessler Syndrome takes effect, the only solution with current technology is to wait it out, letting the space debris hit each other, lose momentum, and gradually burn up in the atmosphere. The process takes thousands of years before low orbit is safe to traverse again.

Space junki esitlus Google Earthis:

Houston, We Have a Trash Problem

Taavi @ 16.04.2009 15:39 | Registreerunud: 01.04.2003

Wired vahendusel jutt prügiprobleemist. Esimese lahendusena pakutakse välja aerogelist filtreid.

Outer space is becoming a garbage heap. Some 15,000 pieces of debris, ranging from fingernail-sized paint flecks to 10-ton rocket stages, are hurtling through Earth's orbit at 5 miles per second — about 10 times as fast as a speeding bullet. And the junk is multiplying, Asteroids-like, as large objects break apart into smaller ones. (China's recent anti-satellite test has hastened the process.) Scientists warn of an approaching Kessler syndrome: the point at which flotsam from collisions makes future space ventures dangerous. How can we clean up the mess? The trick is to either grab shrapnel or coax it toward the planet, where it will burn up in the atmosphere. Several methods of trash collection have been floated. Some are cleverly low tech; others seem like fodder for the Sci Fi Channel.

6 Ways to Clean Up Space

1. Aerogel
NASA already uses this superlight, polystyrene-like material to capture space dust for study. So, some scientists suggest, why not send massive, multipaned panels of aerogel into orbit to accumulate smaller pieces of space waste like bugs on a windshield? Once saturated with crap, the swaths of goo could be rocketed into the atmosphere.

NASA st mõned pildid kuidas prügi jälgimine ja kogumine võiks välja näha.

The Buckminster Fuller Challenge

Taavi @ 17.04.2009 16:14 | Registreerunud: 01.04.2003

Kordamine pidi olema Tarkuse ema ... mulle meenusid Fulleri steitmendid.

IMAX Space station

Taavi @ 22.04.2009 11:28 | Registreerunud: 01.04.2003

... veidi vanaks hakkab see film jääma, aga mu teada ei ole vahepeal mingit uut kosmosejaama dokkarit tehtud. Film on olnud ka TEMPTi Laudakino kavas.

Planeedi lennuliikluse simulatsioon

Taavi @ 08.07.2009 19:49 | Registreerunud: 01.04.2003

50 trippy years of space trips

Urmet @ 15.10.2009 13:55 | Registreerunud: 17.04.2003

"...In October of 1957, the Soviet Union started the Space Age with the launch of Sputnik. Since then, a lot of spacecraft have wended their way through the solar system and beyond. Trying to visualize all those trips can be mind-bending, so what better way to do so then to make a mind-bending graphic?..."

National Geographic Magazine

Vinge muster moodustub umbes 200st planeedivälistest lennust ikka.
Nagu näha on meil olnud 73 kuumissiooni ja kui vaadata kui kaugel meist hetkel asub Voyager 1 siis tõmbab küll juhtme krussi.

Google Moon & Natsid

Taavi @ 04.11.2009 16:34 | Registreerunud: 01.04.2003

Google Moon annab hea ülevaate USA Apollo programmi maandumiskohtadest.

Iron Sky
2018 tulevad natsid Kuupealt tagasi :)

Galactic suite kosmoseturism

Taavi @ 05.11.2009 14:23 | Registreerunud: 01.04.2003

the world's first space resort by galactic suite ltd., is set to open to tourists in 2012.
funded by 3billion dollars from an anonymous billionaire space enthusiast, the resort will be
a bio-inspired orbital station. it has been designed to be a modular space habitat structure
with a central-enclosed area where modules will be interconnected to a main docking port.
each of the modules will include a sliding diaphragm window to allow tourists a better view
of the earth.

the spaceship which will transport resort goers via a space tourism spacecraft which will be
designed to carry at least four passengers and two pilot-astronauts into orbit at an altitude
of 400 km
, powered by a double hybrid rocket engine.

the journey begins at a spaceport facility located on a tropical island, where you will be able
to relax but also participate in an eight-week astronaut training course. after this is completed,
you will be launched into space on the spaceship to the space resort. on board, you will orbit
the earth at an average speed of 30, 000 km / h, completing 15 orbital rotations per day.
at this speed you will be carried around the world in 90 minutes. every 45 minutes you will be
watching the sunrise and sunset exploring a whole new world of sensory-perceptual experiences
in weightlessness

to embark on this three-night stay in the space resort and eight-week training course on the
tropical island, this 'out of world experience' will cost you 3 million euros.

by Designboom

Galactic suite

Mars 500 e. On Marsilgi kord õites õunapuud

Taavi @ 13.01.2010 13:59 | Registreerunud: 01.04.2003

Mars500 testib inimvõimete piire. Põhiliseks Marsi ekspeditisooni probleemiks on reisi kestvus ca 520 päeva (u 17 kuud). Praegu kuulub pikima kosmosereisi rekord Valeri Vladimirovich Polyakovile, kes viibis ühel oma orbiidi komandeeringul 437 päeva ja 18 tundi (üle 14 kuu ... vbl. venelased unustasid ta sinna??? :) - mulle meenub üks postkasti potsatanud kiri, kus paluti ülekannet mingile pangaarvele, et aidata Maale tagasi orbiidile jäänud taikonaut, kelle palgarahad kuskil arvel olla juba astronoomilistes suurustes ja niipea kui mees tagasi korvatakse mu kulutused kuhjaga :))).

Mars-500 is a multi-part ground-based experiment simulating manned flight to Mars, which began in the fourth quarter of 2008 at the Institute of Biomedical Problems of the Russian Academy of Sciences.[1]

Six volunteers were selected internationally. A total of 640 experiment days have been scheduled, in three stages, the longest of which is to last 520 days. During each stage, the investigator-volunteers live and work in the special complex, communicating with the outside world only by means of e-mail.

The third, longest stage of the experiment, intended to simulate a complete 520-day mission to Mars, is slated to begin in early 2010.[3]

Space fashion. No Gucci on MARS

Vennaskond - On Marsilgi kord õites õunapuud.

Into the Universe with Stephen Hawking - Aliens

Taavi @ 01.05.2010 18:55 | Registreerunud: 01.04.2003

Kosmoses purjetamine

Taavi @ 17.06.2010 14:31 | Registreerunud: 01.04.2003

Päikesekiirguse abil kosmoses purjetamine saab olema murranguline saavutus - kaugetesse paikadesse minekuks ei ole enam vaja kütust kaasa võtta.

Eesti Tudengisatelliit
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)

Kuu kaart aastast 1829

Urmet @ 15.07.2010 11:01 | Registreerunud: 17.04.2003

Karte des Vollmondes nach Mayer, Schroter und Guithuisen - Popular Astronomy by ML Frankheim, 1829, Braunschweig


The Red Stuff (2000)

Taavi @ 08.08.2010 17:45 | Registreerunud: 01.04.2003

Dokumentaal NLiidu esimestest kosmonautidest.

Hawking: Outer space offers human survival

Taavi @ 11.08.2010 20:05 | Registreerunud: 01.04.2003

"Our only chance of long-term survival is not to remain inward looking on planet Earth but to spread out into space," Hawking said.

via UPI

Robonaut R2

Taavi @ 22.08.2010 23:05 | Registreerunud: 01.04.2003

Novembris peaks ISS pardale minema esimene robonaut.

Robonaut is a humanoid robotic development project run from the Dextrous Robotics Laboratory at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, TX. The core idea behind the Robonaut series of robots is to have a humanoid machine to work along-side astronauts. Its form factor and dexterity are designed such that Robonaut can use space tools and work in similar environments to suited astronauts. Robonaut is a different class of robot than other current space faring robots. While most current space robotic systems focus on moving large objects, similar to a crane, or rovers for exploration, Robonaut's focus is on tasks which require more dexterity.

Robonaut Wiki


Copenhagen Suborbitals

Taavi @ 06.09.2010 12:20 | Registreerunud: 01.04.2003

Copenhagen Suborbitals is a Danish non-profit rocketgroup initiated by two men, who also are the designers and developers of the spacecraft known as HEAT1X-TYCHO BRAHE. This spacecraft is meant to carry one of the two men into space.The funding of the project is provided by sponsors and donations. Kristian von Bengtson and Peter Madsen are the entrepreneurs behind the organization and development of the rocket, HEAT, and the micro spacecraft, MSC. They are assisted by numerous volunteers.If the project is successful it will become the first Danish manned space mission.

Copenhagen Suborbitals Wiki


Hallo Kosmos!

Taavi @ 09.09.2010 12:36 | Registreerunud: 01.04.2003

Saatesarja esimene saade on väga huvitav - just Volke kirjeldus Merivälja objektist.

Järgnevad saated lähevad päris ulmeks ära :)

Hallo, Kosmos! Igor Volke - 13. juuni
Avasaate külaliseks on legendaarne anomaalsete keskkonnanähtuste ja ufode (aga mitte ainult!) uurija IGOR VOLKE, kes lausa pakatab põnevast infost. Saatejuht Ingrid Peek.


Taavi @ 06.10.2010 15:03 | Registreerunud: 01.04.2003

Uskumatu kui odavalt ja lihtsate vahenditega saab kosmoseelamuse :)

Homemade Spacecraft from Luke Geissbuhler on Vimeo.

11577 Einasto

Taavi @ 12.02.2011 23:59 | Registreerunud: 01.04.2003

Püramiidi tipus (05.02.2011 18:00)

Ajakiri "Scientific American" nimetab viieks kõige olulisemaks põhjuseks, miks teadlastel on vaja ilmaruumi uurida, järgmised: Maa kliima muutuste pidev jälgimine; tehnoloogiline valmisolek tõrjuda Maa poole kihutavaid ja siin suuri katastroofe põhjustada võivaid asteroide; otsida kosmoseavarusest elu, selgitada planeetide, meie koduse Maa ja meie endi olemasolu põhjusi ning leida tehnoloogilisi võimalusi, kuidas väljuda Päikesesüsteemist ja vaadata, mis toimub kaugemal universumis. See aitab mõista, mis meie maakeral on minevikus toimunud ja mis võib tulevikus juhtuda. Universumi olemuse, tekkimise ja paisumise põhjuste selgitamisega on aastakümneid tegelenud astrofüüsik ja akadeemik Jaan Einasto. Autor ja produtsent Ene-Maris Tali, režissöör Tarvo Mölder, saatejuht Neeme Raud, toimetaja Marika Kaasik, operaator Tauno Sirel, heli Martin Vinkel. Saade valmib TeaMe programmi raames Euroopa Sotsiaalfondi toel.

Vaata siit

11577 Einasto

Promm @ 14.02.2011 15:32 | Registreerunud: 01.04.2003

Lisan veel ühe analüüsi käesoleva teemaderingi kohta.

Nasa ehitab kontorit

Taavi @ 10.03.2011 18:02 | Registreerunud: 01.04.2003

Arhitektiks William McDonough + Partners. McDonough on üks C2C kontseptsiooni autoritest.

Tähetorni ringi loengute videosalvestused

Taavi @ 27.04.2011 17:23 | Registreerunud: 01.04.2003

Meie sõõrik kosmoses

Urmet @ 18.07.2011 11:03 | Registreerunud: 17.04.2003

Ames Research Center 1970ndate keskel ajas kokku pundi teadlasi ja kunstnikke andes neile ülesandeks töötada välja kontseptsioon kosmosekolooniale, mis mahutaks 10 000 inimest.

Virgin Galactic to unveil world's first commercial spaceport

Urmet @ 18.10.2011 10:04 | Registreerunud: 17.04.2003

via boingboing:

Richard Branson blogs: "A historic day today in New Mexico as we will be opening the first commercial spaceport in the world - Spaceport America."

loe veel:
Virgin Galactic

kinks @ 16.11.2011 12:33 | Registreerunud: 23.07.2009

klik klik

Time lapse sequences of photographs taken by Ron Garan, Satoshi Furukawa
and the crew of expeditions 28 & 29 onboard the International Space Station from
August to October, 2011, who to my knowledge shot these pictures at an altitude
of around 350 km.