April 12 launches the All-Russian competition of scientific, technical and creative projects "The Moon: the City of the First." The competition is organized within the framework of the 8th All-Russian Science Festival "NAUKA 0+" with the support of the State Corporation for Space Activities "ROSCOSMOS", the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation and the Lomonosov Moscow State University.
The organizers of the contest offer preschoolers, schoolchildren, students, and graduates, as well as the staff of design and architectural bureaus to depict their vision of the first manned lunar station. It should be done in one of the proposed visual formats: a drawing in ant technique, a design project with a general draft in at least 3 projections, indicating the size and scale, or as a 3D model in the format STL, 3DS; concept-project, which is a technical proposal, a preliminary or technical project.
Competitive works are on the following topics are accepted:
• Project of the lunar base of the Russian Federation;
• Project of the summit camp on the lunar surface;
• Draft of a lunar space vehicle;
• Project for the provision of research works in the space;
• Project of an automated life support system for people in the space.
The winner of the scientific and technical competition «The Moon: the City of the First» will go to the Baikonur Spaceport. The award ceremony will take place during the 8th Moscow Festival "NAUKA0 +".
Dates: from April 12 to September 25, 2018.
The general information on the contest "The Moon: the City of the First" is available on the official website: http://luna2018.festivalnauki.ru
All-Russian Science Festival "NAUKA 0+" is one of the largest and most ambitious Russian projects in the field of popularization of science and technology. More than 860,000 people come to the festival's events in Moscow alone. The visitors around Russia number over 2 millions. Traditionally, this festival is organized by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation and the Lomonosov Moscow State University with the support of the Moscow Government.
This autumn will see the 8th All-Russian Science Festival "NAUKA 0+". The main events will unfold in Moscow from 12 to 14 October. More than 80 regions of Russia will take part in this celebration of science.
At present, the State Corporation "ROSCOSMOS" and enterprises of the space industry are preparing the launches of several automatic stations (AMS) to the Moon. In 2019, AMS "Luna-25" (formerly called "Moon-Globe") will be launched. In addition to a compact scientific program, it will have to work out a new technology for landing on the surface of the Moon. "Luna-26" (2021) - the next step of the Moon program - will go to the lunar orbit. From there it will carry out the scanning of the mineralogical composition of the Moon, examinethe distribution of water ice and subsurface layers, study the plasma environment of the Moon, and a number of other aspects. The mission of Luna 27 (2023) will be the contact research of our satellite: soil analysis, search for water ice, analysis of mineralogical, chemical, elemental and isotope composition of lunar regolith, including drilling to the depth of 2 meters. Manned missions to the Moon will be carried out once all the planned programs have been machine-tested and a superheavy missile has been constructed. This will be possible after 2030.
Author: Vera Ivanova