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By Yuri Shkolenko

This ebook offers a complete photo of men's achievements within the research and conquest of outer house, and examines the clients of the improvement of house exploration, and using outer area for the advantage of the human race.

The writer strains the perspectives at the Universe held by means of philosophers and students in several a long time, appears to be like on the position and position of guy within the Universe, and demonstrates the prime position performed by means of Russian and Soviet scientists within the theoretical and sensible learn and conquest of outer house. He emphasises the deliberate, finished and peaceable nature of Soviet area programmes, and examines the interplay of fellows and outer area from the medical, socio-political and ethical viewpoints. He additionally criticises the inhumane, idealist and mystic interpretations of the distance age, and divulges the deadly probability inside the US doctrine of the militarisation of outer house.

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The Space Age

This publication offers a entire photograph of men's achievements within the examine and conquest of outer area, and examines the customers of the advance of area exploration, and using outer house for the good thing about the human race.

The writer strains the perspectives at the Universe held via philosophers and students in several a long time, seems on the position and function of guy within the Universe, and demonstrates the best position performed by way of Russian and Soviet scientists within the theoretical and sensible research and conquest of outer area. He emphasises the deliberate, complete and peaceable nature of Soviet area programmes, and examines the interplay of guys and outer house from the medical, socio-political and ethical viewpoints. He additionally criticises the inhumane, idealist and mystic interpretations of the gap age, and divulges the deadly hazard inside the US doctrine of the militarisation of outer house.

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Herman Titov, the second cosmonaut, who spent a whole day in orbit about four months after Gagarin, sometimes had the feeling that he was flying upside down. A similar sensation was experienced by other novices taking part in their first space flight. When describing their experience, astronauts often use the term 'crushes'. You would think that these two ideas—'weightlessness' and 'crush ing'—were incompatible, yet nonetheless that is how the astronauts describe it. The first few days are the most difficult.

It is a plastic cube each side of which is about 10 cm in length. It is divided inside into compartments with nutritive medium and doors between them. In flight the cosmonauts take the cube out of the thermostatic chamber as necessary 56 Progress comes in to dock and open the door for the insects in the first compartment to go into the second. The flies leave eggs in their new living quarters, giving life to the next generation. Pure space larvae result from these eggs, and these larvae, in turn, become pupa and then flies.

Man's ability to walk upright, which has promoted him from the world of four-legged animals and, in a way, surmounts gravitation, has likewise elicited a fundamental restructuring of his body, freeing his upper limbs, the hands, for labour and thereby encouraging the rise of rational thinking. Geological and paleontological research gives reason to believe that the earth's gravitation has not always been the same. We know that, in addition to revolving about the sun, the earth also rotates about the centre of the galaxy.

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