The April issue of Popular Mechanics is devoted to space. Inside, readers will find a map charting mankind’s dreams of conquering space, practical advice on how to become an astronaut, and the latest Russian design for a spaceship capable of transporting cargo from distant planets.
Also in this issue – a test drive of the T-80U tank, seven questions about driverless cars, the secret life of plants, extreme fishing with kites, Soviet infantry in WWII, and an interview with Maxim Kostenko, the self-taught artist from Podolsk, who explains how he managed to get his monsters into Hollywood.
Attentive readers will also find the traditional April Fool’s article.
The magazine went on sale March 21.