New magazine: Off to space with YOU!

By admin
20 May 2016

Hold tight – the new YOU publication Gateway to Space will take you on an out-of-this-world flight!

Pic of astronaut holding a copy of YOU Gateway to Space

Packed with surprising facts such as:

  • You stay younger for longer on the International Space Station
  • Space station coffee contains recycled urine
  • Eat as much as you like – you can’t gain weight in space.

Read more about:

  • The coolest rockets and spacecraft ever

The largest rockets ever built The largest rockets ever built.

  • Glamorous astronauts (including those with four feet)

Veterok and Ugolyok, two cute Russian mutts that spent 22 days orbiting Earth in 1966 – and returned safely afterwards Veterok and Ugolyok, two cute Russian mutts that spent 22 days orbiting Earth in 1966 – and returned safely afterwards.

  • How we will soon be living and working on Mars

This is how a farm on Mars will probably look: modules that serve as glass houses for the growing of plants on the Red Planet. This is how a farm on Mars will probably look: modules that serve as glass houses for the growing of plants on the Red Planet.

  • How to become an astronaut

Candidate astronauts practise weightlessness. Candidate astronauts practise weightlessness.

  • What South Africa is doing in space

SA’s Hartebeesthoek Radio Astronomy Observatory in Gauteng. SA’s Hartebeesthoek Radio Astronomy Observatory in Gauteng.

  • Plus lots more!

Feel like you’re there!

With the Media24 3D app you can experience space first-hand – simply point your smartphone at the icons in the publication.

Get your copy of YOU Gateway to Space at R45 only – in the shop or on our website.

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Speaking of space…

Have you booked your tickets for Gateway to Space: The Exhibition yet? Click here for a sneak peak of what’s in store at the exhibition.

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Photos and illustrations

Rockets: Anton Vermeulen

Veterok and Ugolyok: Wikipedia

Mars farm: Nasa

Candidate astronauts: Nasa

Radio Observatory: SA National Space Agency (Sansa)

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