New Birth of the Zeppelines

Новое рождение дирижаблей

Photo: Achim Mende.

It has been more than 70 years since the giant Hindenburg zeppelin exploded, killing 36 crew members and passengers, abruptly ending an earlier age of airships. But because of new materials and sophisticated means of propulsion, entrepreneurs are [taking another look]( at the behemoths of the air.

First Lady

Валентина Терешкова

On 16 June 1963, [Valentina Tereshkova ]( the first woman to fly into space. Her call sign in this flight was Chaika. Today is the 45th anniversary of this spaceflight. At he age of 70 she said that she would like to fly to Mars, even if it meant that it was a one way trip.