On May 30, 2020, Space X and NASA launched a rocket into space. It was the first time NASA worked with a private company—an important milestone in the history of space travel.
It takes an unimaginable amount of energy to launch a rocket into space. The Falcon 9 rocket from Space X weighs 1.2 million pounds (549 thousand kilograms). The nine engines use liquid oxygen (LOX) and rocket-grade kerosene (RP-1) as fuel. About the energy consumption, the official Nasa blog writes:
In 1936, three years before WWII started, a Russian Orthodox family of four fled to the Siberian “snow forest” to escape religious persecution. The couple, Karp and Akulina Lykov, their 9-year-old son, and a 2-year-old daughter, only took a few possessions with them. After a […]
I used to think it’s bad to change your mind. “He doesn’t know what he wants” is what most people think when you change your mind. But who cares!? It can actually be good for you to change your thoughts. Derek Sivers is a great […]
Up and down. That’s how you can describe real life in three words. But instead of accepting that life is cyclical, and that bad times are normal, we expect that we should always be on an upward cycle. Almost everything we do involves other people. […]