BEGINNING OF SPACE PIERCING
At all times people of different nations and cultures had a great interest in space. From the times of the Babylonian Empire and ancient Greece to medieval period, such great philosophers and scientists as Pythagoras, Aristotle, Plato, Nicolaus Copernicus, Giordano Bruno, Galileo Galilei (who created the first ever telescope) and others were fascinated by the cosmos. There is no surprise that in the future this interest only increased and in the 50`s humanity was ready to make the first step into space. So it happened, and in 1957 USSR launched the first ever artificial Earth satellite “Sputnik-1”. This launch is considered to be a start of US-USSR Space Race (1957-1975). After the “Sputnik-1”, US Government established NASA and in 1958 launched its own satellite “Explorer-1”. After that, Yuri Gagarin became the first man in space, there was a mission of Apollo 11 and landing on a Moon. Up to the end of 1980`s space was a subject of increased interest. But after the end of the Cold War, there was no longer interest to space programs
CONTEMPORARY INTEREST IN OUTER SPACE
After 30 years of such state of things, unsuccessful launches attempts and underfunding an interest in space exploration, new programs. In the 2000’s, the United States, Russia, and the EU member states remembered their landing program on Mars. In 2004 the US launched its Mars rovers Spirit and Opportunity on a Red Planet. The success of this program. In 2008 the private space company Space X made the first successful launch of its Falcon-9,. Nowadays one of the most popular topics is about Mars One program. Its main idea is to land the first human beings on Mars and establish a permanent human colony there by 2032. And, because of these facts as well as the popularity of science fiction movies (Interstellar, Apollo 13, The Martian, Prometheus) again became a subject of interest among youth.
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NASA is the main player in the space area. Every year, the United States government donates tons of dollars to NASA to provide a top position in a space for itself. But many experts say that after 2011, NASA began to lose ground (and the number of such thoughts is growing). After the Curiosity and Constellation programs, there is no clearly defined development program for Administration.