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Business | Technology  | 04.10.22

Roscosmos Plans to Land Russian Cosmonauts on Moon by 2030

Russia will be able to land cosmonauts on the Moon by 2030. This was announced on Tuesday, October 4, by the General director of Roscosmos, Yuri Borisov. He also recalled that within the framework of the lunar program, Russia is preparing to send the Luna-25 automatic lander to the moon.  “It will be followed by

Business | Technology  | 10.05.22

Russia Invented Machine for Building Base on Moon

The Rocket and Space Corporation (RSC) Energia, which is a part of the Roscosmos state corporation, has received a patent for inventions for engineering and construction work on the surface of the Moon.  “RSC Energia named after S.P. Korolev has received patents for two inventions: an engineering lunar machine and a mobile module to support

Business | Technology  | 04.11.21

SIRIUS-21: Project Simulating Moon Mission Started in Moscow

Six volunteers from Russia, the US, and UAE are going to spend eight months in close quarters simulating a mission to the Moon as part of the SIRIUS-21 international isolation experiment launched in Moscow today, on November 4, 2021.   It is planned that volunteers will spend 240 days in isolation, which has started today in

Recommended | Business | Technology  | 16.06.21

Russia Helped China in Lunar Programme Implementation

Russia has supplied China with technologies that have contributed to the implementation of its lunar programme, as announced today, on June 16, by the Head of Roscosmos Dmitry Rogozin, TASS reports.   “Few people know that the very lunar apparatus that China launched, it generally exists thanks to Russian supplies of the so-called RTG – this

Insight | Around Russia  | 06.04.21

Russian Scientist Created Private Observatory in Primorye

Russians got a chance to see the lunar seas and craters, the convergence of planets, eclipses and meteor showers, learn to navigate by the stars and get distracted from everyday worries in the only private observatory in Primorsky Krai created by astrophysicist Alexey Matkin, TASS reports.   More than 20 years ago, Matkin’s school friend told

Events | Fun  | 10.12.20

Moscow Cosmonautics Museum Invites to Exhibition Dedicated to Moon Flights

The Cosmonautics Museum in Moscow has opened an online exhibition “Interplanetary Flights to the Moon and Beyond”. At the exhibition, you can learn about the first lunar spacecraft, manned flight to the moon, interplanetary missions and space industry development.   The exhibition presents artefacts of the Museum of Cosmonautics, archival photographs and documents about Lunokhod-1, 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

Events | Visit  | 09.06.20

Roscosmos Announced Demands for Moon Flight Squad

Roskosmos employees told who they would take to the star squad for flying to the Moon. At the moment, the acceptance of applications for participation has been completed, Rossiyskaya Gazeta reports.  It is noted that the acceptance of the applications started on June 3, 2019, and lasted a year. In total, the Commission accepted 1,404

Recommended | Business | Technology  | 22.03.20

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

Recommended | Events | Fun  | 18.03.20

Today in Moscow Starts Parade of Planets

Moscow residents have a chance to watch the parade of planets on March 18 and 19, reports the press service of the Moscow Planetarium.  It will happen from approximately 5.30 am to 6.30 am Moscow time. The planets to participate are the Moon, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn. Strictly speaking, there are only three planets, as

Recommended | Business | Technology  | 12.03.20

NASA May Use Russian Engineer Spacesuit for Moon Flights

The prototype boots for the American lunar spacesuit, developed by the Russian Nikolai Moiseev, became the finalist of the NASA competition. According to Moiseev, now he will compete for the main contract.  An engineer used to live and work in Russia, working on space suit modelling for more than 30 years. Currently, he works for

Recommended | Insight | Yekaterinburg  | 10.02.20

Moon and Venus Expected to Meet in Night Sky of Urals

The conjunction of the Moon and Venus can be seen in the night sky on February 27, reports e1.ru. This was told by the engineer of the training observatory of Ural Federal University Vladilen Sanakoev.  People will be able to observe Venus in the sky for several months, but in most cases, at least binoculars