Cosmos-the new black: why investors were drawn to the stars

For many years, space was closed and belonged exclusively to government departments. Recently, however, the role of private companies in the use and development of outer space has changed: more and more players are appearing on the global space market. It is currently valued at about $366 billion.

Revenue from various space-related industries is expected to grow to $1 trillion by 2040.

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Will bacteria survive the flight to Mars?


They will. This is the conclusion reached by scientists studying bacterial aggregates. An aggregate is a large colony of unicellular organisms that form a multicellular and rather dense structure. If the aggregate is thick enough, then some bacteria will definitely survive the flight between two planets.

The research results were published in the Frontiers in Microbiology journal.

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Duration, quality and structure changes of sleep in space


It is difficult to sleep well in space - this was the conclusion not only of the astronauts themselves, but also of a team of scientists from Harvard College, Harvard Medical School and NASA Ames Research Center. The researchers explored the sleep of four cosmonauts and an astronaut at three different periods: before, during and after space flight.

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Russian scientist suggested creating settlements on the Moon

Andrey Ionin, a member of the Russian Academy of cosmonautics named after K.E. Tsiolkovsky, expressed his opinion on the creation of a settlement on the Moon and Mars. This proposal was born against the background of the COVID-19 pandemic. At the moment, the epidemic has not affected only one continent — Antarctica.

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The pandemic COVID-19 will dramatically change the world

Turkish President Recep Erdogan believes that Western countries were not ready for the COVID-19 pandemic. The leader have the opinion the whole world expects changes in the political, economic and social spheres in the future.

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Russian company will build a reusable rocket

Laros, private company from Russia,  announced the construction of the first reusable missiles in 2020. According to the company's owner Oleg Larionov, there are a line of light-class launch vehicles for launching satellites.

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The most expensive project ever is a city on Mars from SpaceX

The project to send people to Mars was presented by SpaceX in September 2017. The company plans to send two unmanned rockets to the planet, and after 2 years two carrier rockets with people to build a city. The mission of the first people on Mars will include creating a fuel depot so that the rockets can be refueled with liquid oxygen and methane to return home. Future residents will also have to build landing stations, capsule houses, greenhouses and other systems to ensure the future of the city.

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