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Russian Cosmonaut to Fly to ISS on US Crew Dragon Spacecraft

Russian cosmonaut, Andrei Fedyaev, is going to go to the International Space Station (ISS) in February 2023 on the US Crew Dragon spacecraft, as reported by Russia’s space agency Roscosmos on Tuesday.  It is specified that the launch of the Falcon-9 rocket is scheduled from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. In addition to a

NASA Confirmed Possibility of Swapping Flights With Russia

The US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) confirms the possibility of organizing flights by Russian cosmonauts aboard US spaceships and NASA astronauts on board Soyuz spacecraft, according to the International Space Station (ISS) Programme Manager Joel Montalbano.   “We are trying to […] have the backups: on […] Soyuz vehicle we will have an astronaut,

NASA Head Hopes to Keep Cooperating With Russia

Russia is planning to stop using the ISS by 2028 and create a national space station instead given the risks posed by ISS’ worn-out equipment. The Administrator of NASA, Bill Nelson, expressed his hope for the continuation of the cooperation between the United States and Russia on the International Space Station (ISS) beyond 2030, Sputnik

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Russian Rocket Launched From Baikonur [Video]

Today, on April 9, 2021, at 10.42 am Moscow time, the Russian Soyuz-2.1a carrier rocket with the manned spacecraft Y. A. Gagarin (Soyuz MS-18) was launched from the launchpad No. 31 of the Baikonur cosmodrome, the press service of the ‘Roscosmos’ State Space Corporation reports.   The Soyuz-2.1a launch vehicle launched the spacecraft into orbit

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Soyuz MS-15 Landed With ISS Crew in Kazakhstan

The crew of the International Space Station, which undocked from the ISS on the night of April 17 and sailed to Earth on the Soyuz MS-15 manned spacecraft, returned safely to Earth, the press service of Roscosmos reports.  Russian cosmonaut, Oleg Skripochka, as well as NASA astronauts, Jessica Meir and Andrew Morgan, landed in Kazakhstan.

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Moon Map for Astronauts Landing to Be Created in Russia

The Russian orbiter Luna-26 will create a three-dimensional map of the Moon to select the landing site for the first astronauts. This was told by the director of the Space Research Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences Anatoliy Petrukovich, RIA News reports.  For the first time, using stereo photography, they will create a topographic

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Soyuz MS-13 Spacecraft Returns from ISS to Earth

The Soyuz MS-13 spacecraft with Russian Aleksandr Skvortsov, American Christina Koch and Italian Luca Parmitano undocked from the International Space Station and is returning to Earth, RIA News reports. At the station, the Russian Oleg Skripochka and the Americans Jessica Meir and Andrew Morgan stayed to wait for the next ship.    The propulsion system

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Famous Astronauts Looking for Followers in Samara

Famous astronauts arrived in Samara to recruit employees of one of the large factories in the team of space pilots, reports Rocket and Space Centre “Progress”.    The Honoured Test Pilot and Head of the Yuri Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center, Pavel Vlasov, said that there are even fewer requirements for astronauts than for military pilots.