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Recommended | Business | Technology  | 31.05.21

Vostochny Cosmodrome Broke Launch Record

Russia’s new “Vostochny” cosmodrome has set a record for the number of launch vehicle launches in a year, RIA Novosti reports.  It is specified that in total, in 2021, three launches were organized from the Vostochny cosmodrome. These were on March 25, April 26, and May 28. The fourth launch is planned for July 1,

Recommended | Business | Technology | Videos  | 22.03.21

Russian Rocket Launched From Baikonur Cosmodrome [Video]

The Soyuz-2.1a launch vehicle painted especially for the launch in white and blue instead of the usual grey-orange, launched today from the Baikonur cosmodrome, Radio Sputnik reports.   It is noted that the last time especially for the launching, the rocket was repainted in 1975 when Aleksey Leonov and Valery Kubasov flew into space under

Recommended | Business | Technology  | 17.03.21

First Spacecraft Launched From Russian ‘Plesetsk’ Cosmodrome 55 Years Ago

On March 17, 1966, at 1.28 pm Moscow time, the first launch of the “Vostok-2” carrier rocket with the “Kosmos-112” spacecraft  (surveillance spacecraft “Zenit-2”) took place on the ‘Plesetsk’ cosmodrome, the press service of the Russian Ministry of Defence reports. A year later, the ‘Plesetsk’ cosmodrome took first place in the world in terms of

Recommended | Business | Technology  | 13.03.21

Russian Rocket to Get New Design First Time in Half Century

The Soyuz-2.1a launch vehicle, which is scheduled to be launched on March 20, 2021, will be painted blue and white instead of the usual grey-orange colour-scheme that has been used since 1966, the press service of the State Space Corporation (Roscosmos) reports.  The idea to change the design of Soyuz belongs to Glavkosmos (Roscosmos operator

Events | Visit  | 10.02.21

Roskosmos Confirmed Russian Rocket Launch to ISS

The launch of the Soyuz-2.1a carrier rocket, which will launch the Progress MS-16 transport and cargo vehicle into orbit is scheduled for February 15, 2021, from the Baikonur cosmodrome.  It is noted that specialists from RSC Energia and specialized enterprises of Roscosmos have already docked Progress MS-16 with the transition compartment of the third stage

Business | Technology  | 01.08.20

Russian Communication Satellites Launched Into Orbit

The communication satellites Ekspress-80 and Ekspress-103 entered the target geo-transfer orbit, the press service of Roscosmos reported. The spacecraft separated from the Briz-M upper stage and entered a target orbit with an altitude of 54.9 thousand kilometres.    The Briz-M began launching two spacecraft into target orbits. It is noted that during the launch, 5

Recommended | Business | Technology  | 31.07.20

Proton-M Rocket Launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome

The carrier rocket “Proton-M” with the telecommunication satellites “Express-103” and “Express-80” was launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome. The broadcast was conducted on the official website of the Russian State Space Corporation (Roscosmos).  The launch is the first and only one for Proton this year. It is known that putting satellites into orbit will take a

Business | Technology  | 05.07.20

Luna-25 Spacecraft to Be Fully Tested in 2021

The Luna-25 spacecraft, which is expected to be launched to the orbit next year, will be manufactured and will complete tests in the summer of 2021, TASS reported.   In October 2021, Roscosmos plans to send the Luna-25 automatic station to the Moon, which will be the first domestic spacecraft in modern Russia on the Earth’s

Business | Technology  | 13.06.20

Russian Space Corporation to Set Off 20 Launch Vehicles Per Year

Russian Space Corporation (Roscosmos) will launch 20 vehicles from Baikonur and Vostochny cosmodromes in a year, Nation News reports.  Until July 2021, it is planned to carry out 3 launches of Proton missiles and 17 launches of Soyuz-2 missiles from the Baikonur Cosmodrome, and 6 launches of the Soyuz-2 rocket from Vostochny Cosmodrome. According to

Recommended | Business | Technology  | 04.06.20

SpaceX Used Russian Details to Create Crew Dragon Spacecraft

The SpaceX corporation used Russian parts to create the Crew Dragon spacecraft. This was stated by an expert in the field of Russian astronautics Vadim Lukashevich, RIA News reports.  The Falcon 9 rocket with two NASA astronauts aboard the Crew Dragon spacecraft launched to the International Space Station (ISS) on May 30, 2020. According to