Liquid-propellant rocket engine RD-170. Designed by V. Glushko in 1976. RD-170 – the most powerful liquid-propellant engine. Its operating time – about two minutes. During this time it consumes 2393 kg of oxidizer and fuel per second: a 60-ton railway tanker passes through its turbopump in just 25 seconds.More
Buran (Russian: Буран ОК-1К1, “Snowstorm” or “Blizzard”; GRAU classification: “11F35 K1”) was the first spaceplane to be produced as part of the Soviet/Russian Buran programme. Besides describing the first operational Soviet/Russian shuttle orbiter, “Buran” was also the designation for the whole Soviet/Russian spaceplane project and its orbiters, which were known as “Buran-class spaceplanes”.
OK-1K1 completed one …More
Alexander Dmitrievich Panov is the Doctor of Physics and Mathematics; Physicist and astrophysicist; Head of the SETI Scientific and Cultural Center at the Council on Astronomy of the Russian Academy of Sciences; “Life and Mind in the Universe” Chairman, Section of the Scientific Council on Astronomy of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
Leading Researcher, Laboratory of …More
Anton Vasil’yevich Solov’yov graduated from the Physics Faculty of Moscow State University in 1990, candidate of physical and mathematical sciences. Associate Professor of Theoretical Physics Department at Moscow State University Physics Faculty.”
At Moscow University he teaches a special course “Differential forms and bundles in theoretical physics”, conducts seminars on the “Theoretical mechanics and fundamentals of …More
Opened to the general public in 2000, Pic du Midi was categorised in 2003 as a natural park due to the beauty of its landscape. On 19 December 2013, it was labelled as an International Dark Sky Reserve – the first in France. The Deputy Director of Pic du Midi, Nicolas Bourgeois, a doctor in …More
Pic du Midi (fr. Observatoire du Pic du Midi) was classified in 2003 as a national natural site due to its landscape’s beauty. Pic du Midi received the international star reserve status, the first in France on December 19th, 2013. Researchers and astronomers have been observing, deciphering, and photographing the sky and planets to the …More
Sergei Victorovich Siparov graduated from the LSU Physics Faculty, doctor of physical and mathematical sciences, professor at St.Petersburg Civil Aviation State University, author of more than 150 articles, scientific works and monographs.
His last publication is “Introduction to the Anisotropic Geometrodynamics”, published by the World Scientific in 2011.
He suggested the gravity theory, also known as anisotropic …More
Liquid-propellant rocket engine RD-107A (actual sample). Designed by V.Glushko in 1954. RD 107 engines put the first artificial Earth satellite into orbit, delivered the first human living into space and powered the first manned space flight.More
OKB 1. The first manned spacecraft from 1958. Designed by S. Korolev.
The habitable space is only 1.6 cub. m.More
A mobile remote controlled scientific laboratory of the LUNOKHOD (Moonwalker) series: the first roving remote-controlled robot to land on another world.
Designed by OKB Lavochkin machine building plant in 1973. Lunokhod was a series of Soviet robotic lunar rovers designed to land on the Moon between 1969 and 1977.More