Soviet Cosmonauts

The world is steadily shrinking. It's time we started thinking globally. So let's begin by brushing up on our world trivia knowledge. I've put together about 20 questions with the answers for you to use.

Find out how much world trivia your family and friends know. You can print out the test and …

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Soyuz Tma

Soyuz Tma

Space tourist Gregory Olsen and the twelfth ISS crew lifted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome launch pad inside their Soyuz TMA-7 at about 11:55 p.m. EDT on October 1. Olsen, who paid $20 million to be a "spaceflight participant" as he calls it, joins an elite group of space tourists: Dennis Tito was …

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Soviet Russian Space

Since the early 1990's the Global Positioning system (GPS) has been the worlds' only fully functioning Global Navigational Satellite System (GNSS). Run by the American military, GPS (sometimes referred to as NAVSTAR) has allowed accurate timing and location finding all over the world.

GPS works by using a constellation of satellites (at …

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Soviet Space Rocket

Philomena Mensah won the silver medal in the 100 metres at the 1998 Commonwealth Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. She became a Canadian citizen in the 1990s. Like Margaret Simpson (track & field), Fredua Koranteng "Freddy" Adu (soccer) and Alice Annum (athletics), she was born in Ghana (Africa).

George Orton won the …

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Space Suit Orlan

Space item Collectables?

I've just purchased a Glove used from a Russian Orlan Space Suit flown on the Soyuz 7 (1980's) in orbit and used in outer space walks. The item also comes with a COA in russian.

I've paid under £500 for the item on ebay in what seems good value …

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Russian Soviet Space

Buran Space Shuttle Program

Girth is the diameter of your penis. Girth is more important than length and I'll try to explain why.

To calculate the volume of your penis (this is the capacity your penis fills in space) is done by:

Volume = π(r2)h

This is Pie times the Radius of …

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Russian & Soviet Space Program

1960's Russia - cold, bitterly cold...

It was a typical Russian winter - snow, bitterly cold temperatures, vodka etc. A young jumps coach by the name of Yuri Verkhoshansky of the Moscow Aeronautical Institute, was determined to put together a training program for his jumpers to use during the winter …

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