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  Solar Voyager Forums: The Space Travellers
A giant space base finally arrived in another star system and is preparing to explore all the planets from there...
So, I think a space art work, no matter the theme, must be a kind of modeling of our minds and concepts.
future human mind,as a concept of space travelling beyond year 2400 or further...
www.solarvoyager.com /forum/forum_posts.asp?TID=2557&PN=1   (422 words)

  CNN.com - Space colonists' language could mutate over decades - February 15, 2002
That is a question posed by a linguistics professor attempting to figure out what language space colonists would use and how it would evolve over time.
Even if all of the voyagers were on the same page linguistically speaking when they started, their language could quickly evolve into a dialect far different from any terrestrial cousin.
Over the course of 200 years, a space language might not mutate much from the mother tongue naturally.
www.cnn.com /2002/TECH/space/02/15/space.language/index.html   (474 words)

  Space capsule Summary
Drag is the space capsule’s resistance to it being pushed though air.
Landing on the moon is harder for slowing space capsules.
Two Space Shuttles, the Challenger and the Columbia were both destroyed along with their crews due to malfunctions.
www.bookrags.com /Space_capsule   (2966 words)

 Space Future - The Space Plane and International Space Law
Space planes may be categorized into surface to surface (STS) type and surface to outer space (STO) type according to the purposes of their usage.
A space object is a body that is able to reach the first cosmic speed or circular speed and more, with the intention of launching that body into earth orbit or beyond, including a series of activities related to that launching as well as an attempted launching.
Article 6 of the outer space treaty of 1967 provides that states parties shall bear international responsibility for national activities in outer space when such activities are carried out by governmental agencies or non-governmental entities, and for assuring that national activities are carried out in conformity with the provisions set forth in the present treaty.
www.spacefuture.com /archive/the_space_plane_and_international_space_law.shtml   (2053 words)

 First female paying space tourist returns safely
All three space travellers, along with Hamid Ansari, were presented with intricately embroidered Kazakh robes and hats.
Anousheh Ansari said at the ceremony that the most striking things about her space journey were seeing the Earth from space and the deep friendship developed aboard the orbiting station.
The space travellers were to undergo a quick medical evaluation as soon as they exited the capsule.
www.chinadaily.com.cn /cndy/2006-09/30/content_699987.htm   (439 words)

 John Derbyshire on NRO
But leaving space exploration entirely in the hands of a big, unwieldy, 1960s-style federal bureaucracy is the equivalent of giving the 15th-century Vatican a monopoly on ocean-going ships.
There is stuff do be done in space, and money to be made, in ways that NASA's College of Cardinals could not dream of — or, if they did dream of them, that they could never explain to the congressional pork distributorship that supplies their funds.
Interplanetary travel is barely on the drawing board; interstellar travel so far from our abilities we may have to evolve into a different species to accomplish it.
www.nationalreview.com /derbyshire/derbyshire051001.shtml   (1158 words)

 Space Travellers ® International Space Media
The Space Travellers opens film- and television productions the doors and gates of the space organisations and agencies.
Behind each of so complex technology, there are standing still behind humans, who developed these robots and vehicles, in order to make it for humans possible, to catch a view 'over the edge of the plate' from outside.
Stories, which takes place in the cellars of space corporations and space agencies at present, were set rarely well and style-moderately in scene, and perhaps it serves for you as stimulus to tell new stories.
www.space-travellers.com /home/html/media.html   (314 words)

 Gregory Olsen ready for Soyuz; space tourism, international space station, orbiting, Roskosmos
American businessman-scientist Gregory Olsen is set to travel to space in October this in a Russian Soyuz rocket, in a trip estimated to cost $20 million.
Ever since the Discovery Space Shuttle fleet was grounded, travel to space has been the exclusive monopoly of the Russian space shuttle Soyuz.
The entire Space shuttle fleet was grounded after the Columbia shuttle tragedy in 2003, when the space shuttle exploded in mid-air as it was re-entering the Earth's atmosphere from space.
www.dancewithshadows.com /tech/space-travel-gregory-olsen.asp   (501 words)

 Interstellar Travel (Gravity Control Introduction)
Interstellar travel is a wholly different problem, the distance from the Earth to the nearest star is a few thousand times greater than the distance to Pluto.
This, however, only exists for the space travellers, although the several year journey will only be a few months for them several years will pass by on Earth.
There is no doubt this drive would revolutionise the way we look at space travel, and it is fair to say it may be a necessity for human exploration beyond our solar system.
www.thespacesite.com /space_interstellar_travel.html   (1709 words)

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 CNN.com - Space colonists' language could mutate over decades - February 15, 2002
That is a question posed by a linguistics professor attempting to figure out what language space colonists would use and how it would evolve over time.
Even if all of the voyagers were on the same page linguistically speaking when they started, their language could quickly evolve into a dialect far different from any terrestrial cousin.
But other words --such as airplane, skyscraper, car and train -- would not be useful to the space travelers," said Thomason, who has studied everything from contact-induced language changes among Montana Indians to pidgin Arabic in the 11th century.
archives.cnn.com /2002/TECH/space/02/15/space.language/index.html   (474 words)

 Space tourist lands safely - space - 21 April 2007 - New Scientist Space
US space tourist Charles Simonyi returned safely to Earth on Saturday, touching down with a Russian-US crew in the Central Asian steppe after a two-week round trip into space.
Controllers who supervised the landing from mission control outside Moscow clapped along with the space travellers' relatives as they saw the announcement "It has landed!" appear in red capital letters on a giant screen.
The world's fifth space tourist paid around $25 million for a fortnight in space and pre-flight training.
space.newscientist.com /article/dn11689-space-tourist-lands-safely.html   (531 words)

 The Nobel Prize in Physics 1980 - Presentation Speech
Suppose the TV-news suddenly reported one evening that visitors from outer space were planning to land on Earth; that the space travellers have radioed a demand for immediate information about the composition of the Earth.
The space travelers claim, furthermore, that the nature of their own kind of matter was determined before leaving.
The beauty of spatial symmetries is well known in the realm of art and architecture, from the ornamental arabesques of the old Alhambra to the recent intricate woodcuts signed by Escher, from the palace of the Doges in Venice to the Town Hall in Stockholm.
nobelprize.org /nobel_prizes/physics/laureates/1980/presentation-speech.html   (900 words)

The forms will be given free of charge and travellers can fill them up while on flight to indicate whether they have anything to declare.
If they fill up the space indicating that they have nothing to declare, then they can proceed to the green lane and hand over the forms to the Customs officer on duty.
Any traveller facing problems in filling up the form or are doubtful about the items which are taxable, they can get in touch with any Customs officer on duty.
members.tripod.com /~rpataya/TRAVELLERS.html   (245 words)

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www.misuzu.space-travellers.jp   (425 words)

 Voyage of the Space Veggies
Their objective was to begin the process of redesigning plants to fulfil the needs of future space settlers.
That means bionic plants would have to be housed in enclosed spaces such as converted caves or greenhouses.
One idea is an inflatable greenhouse that could be maintained at a slightly elevated pressure to keep the structure simple and light, with enough heating to keep temperatures around 5 C and enough lighting for the plants to photosynthesise.
www.spacedaily.com /news/food-00d.html   (2216 words)

 ESA - Human Spaceflight and Exploration - Education - ‘Space Walk’ opens at the Museum of Sciences “Príncipe ...
From here the space travellers enter the launch vehicle where they are strapped into their seats.
The ‘Space Walk’ is the permanent centrepiece of the museum’s Space Gallery ‘Rumbo al Cosmos’ (‘Heading for the Cosmos’).
The 'Space Walk' was created by British specialists Helifilms and Farmer by Studios who designed, developed, researched, wrote and produced the attraction with the support and assistance of ESA and NASA.
www.esa.int /esaHS/ESAQ51OED2D_education_0.html   (464 words)

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Though he had reserved a seat for the space adventure long back, the confirmation came on Wednesday when media friends from New Delhi called him to congratulate.
Among the space travellers who have been short-listed for the space journey are noted scientist Stephen Hawking and two U.S.-based persons of Indian origin.
Kulangara and added that he was already in consultation with the Virgin Galactic authorities for a TV programme on the space journey, right from the interaction in Paris to the training programme to the actual travel into the sub-orbital space and back.
www.hinduonnet.com /thehindu/thscrip/print.pl?file=2007031614720400.htm&date=2007/03/16/&prd=th&   (357 words)

 Female space tourist returns to Earth   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The craft, returning from the International Space Station, was also carrying Russian cosmonaut Pavel Vinogradov and US astronaut Jeff Williams.
A Russian space programme recovery team surrounded the craft, opened the hatch and extracted the cosmonauts.
The space travellers were then taken away for medical checks.
www.thenews.com.pk /print1.asp?id=26498   (257 words)

 Al Jazeera English - Archive   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The craft, returning from the International Space Station, was also carrying Russian cosmonaut Pavel Vinogradov and US astronaut Jeff Williams.
A Russian space programme recovery team surrounded the craft, opened the hatch and extracted the cosmonauts.
The space travellers were then taken away for medical checks.
english.aljazeera.net /NR/exeres/1D8C24CA-6614-4E77-B533-B918512D2928.htm   (265 words)

 "Magic number" for space pioneers calculated - 15 February 2002 - New Scientist   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The "magic number" of people needed to create a viable population for multi-generational space travel has been calculated by researchers.
For a space trip of 200 years, perhaps eight to 10 generations, his calculations suggest a minimum number of 160 people are needed to maintain a stable population.
The second is to ask the space crew to postpone reproduction to later in woman's fertile period, perhaps age 35 to 40, creating longer time gaps between the generations.
www.newscientist.com /article.ns?id=dn1936   (581 words)

 USATODAY.com - Wardrobe for the weightless: Space inspires fashion show   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It was Misuzu Onuki, Asia Liaison for the Space Frontier Foundation and Rocketplane's Asian Business Representative, who first identified the need for design, creative expression and personal preference to become a part of the customer's individual space flight choices.
The space wear contest is for the first generation of space tourism, Onuki explained.
Contest organizers plan to perform the first space fashion show — "Catwalk in Space" — this autumn hosted by Space Travellers of Germany, as well as German and Japanese media.
www.usatoday.com /tech/science/space/2006-06-11-space-fashion_x.htm?csp=34   (830 words)

 Soyuz TMA-9 Launch Success - NASA SpaceFlight.com
That included prepping the work area with the pre-delivered equipment is vital for the success of VC11 by reducing the SFP (Spaceflight Participant)'s time spent on her program, which she paid around $20 million for the privilege.
Space tourism is a touchy subject with some sectors of the space flight community, especially when it comes to accommodating those travellers on the International Space Station.
Ansari herself believes this is more than just an expensive jaunt into orbit, noting her wish to expand on the initial goals of her X prize foundation, to spread interest in private space exploration investment.
www.nasaspaceflight.com /content/?cid=4814   (668 words)

 Implementation: Appendix
The Space Travellers - Space Travel: For the Beginner.
From Antarctica to Outer Space: Life in Isolation and Confinement.
Space Station Freedom: A Foothold on the Future.
www.edb.utexas.edu /missiontomars/appendix.html   (660 words)

 The Space Review: Words to fear
While a few European space tourism ventures exist, like UK-based Starchaser, which exhibited a mockup of a crew capsule at the X Prize Cup this month, Europe lags far behind the United States in the development of this new industry.
ESA is calling for firms to submit proposals for the design of a crew vehicle for suborbital space tourism along with their business plans.
The new space industry has a number of competing technologies and no one, not even a bureaucrat with a state-of-the art crystal ball, can predict the winner: only the market can make that choice.
www.thespacereview.com /article/729/1   (1759 words)

 Welcome to Amrita TV
Ansari, a 40-year-old U.S. telecoms entrepreneur who left Iran in 1984 and who paid $20 million for the trip, came back along with a Russian cosmonaut and a U.S. astronaut and was greeted with red roses as well as a hug from her husband, Hamid.
A Russian space programme recovery team had surrounded the capsule, opened the hatch and extracted the cosmonauts.
The space travellers were taken away for medical checks in a bright orange inflatable tent.
www.amritatv.com /readnews.php?id=arwdfn3q58w6jr   (567 words)

 NASA Quest > Space Team Online   (Site not responding. Last check: )
During her stay onboard the Space Station, STS-104 will bring up the Airlock which will be added to the Space Station.
The PSA will assist astronauts who are living and working aboard the Space Shuttle, Space Station, and during future space exploration missions to the Moon and Mars.
The twin solid rocket boosters are jettisoned from the Space Shuttle about two minutes after launch and fall into the ocean where they are recovered for reuse.
quest.arc.nasa.gov /space/events/ksc99/puzzle/scoring.html   (2049 words)

 The Guardians.com - Peace in Space
This procedure is not only for your benefit, but is also part of the ongoing research into the effects of long-term space travel.
Experiments are carried out to discover what happens to living things in space, to find ways of preventing serious irreversible effects on future space travellers.
Astronauts can actually grow a little in space, and this can happen to you after a night's sleep, because you are lying down.
www.theguardians.com /space/orbitalmech/gm_ssbml.htm   (751 words)

 Sling me to the Moon - NASA SpaceFlight.com
NASA researchers are working on an alternative form of space travel to the Moon, involving a ride on a giant slingshot that utilises the technology of momentum-exchange tethers.
Unlike a typical space rendezvous, a tether catch must take place instantaneously, so the team had to go back to the drawing board and come up with a totally different approach to linking two spacecraft, and it had to work in a split-second.
Other testing at NASA showed that the orbit of the tether could be determined with enough precision to make the catch, and that tether materials could be built that were light, strong, and resistant to space debris damage.
www.nasaspaceflight.com /content/?id=4202   (774 words)

 Travellers storm runway in Brazil to protest delay-Rest of World-World-The Times of India   (Site not responding. Last check: )
SAO PAULO: Brazilian travelers incensed about an overbooked flight stormed a runway on Wednesday to prevent a commercial jet from taking off, and a tourism industry leader said two months of chronic flight delays have been a "disaster" for tourism.
The protest happened after a group of about 30 travellers with tickets to the northeastern city of Recife waited more than 40 minutes aboard a bus outside a Tam Linhas Aereas SA jet at one of Sao Paulo's two airports, Brazil's Globo TV reported.
When the crew closed the jet's door because the plane was full, some of the passengers got off the bus in an attempt to stop the plane from leaving.
timesofindia.indiatimes.com /NEWS/World/Rest_of_World/Travellers_storm_runway_in_Brazil_to_protest_delay/articleshow/967578.cms   (248 words)

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