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Business | Technology  | 03.12.21

Russian ‘Angara’ Light Rocket to Be Tested in 2022 


Flight tests of the light version of the Angara launch vehicle will resume in the first half of 2022, as stated by the Head of the Roscosmos State Space Corporation Dmitry Rogozin at the EAEU ‘Space Integration’ Business Forum.    The Angara is a family of the latest Russian modular launch vehicles of various payload

Events | Fun | Videos  | 28.10.21

Russian Rocket Launched to ISS With Meal Packages [Video]


The Russian “Soyuz” carrier rocket with the ‘Progress MS-18’ cargo spaceship was launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome. The spaceship is to deliver to the ISS 470 kilogrammes of fuel, 420 litres of drinking water, 40 kilogrammes of air and oxygen in containers, and 1,509 kilogrammes of equipment and materials.    Earlier, the space corporation posted

Recommended | Events | Fun | Movies | Videos  | 18.10.21

Russian Film Crew Returned Home From Space [Video]


The first-ever professional film crew to shoot footage for a film in space returned from their 12-day trip to the International Space Station (ISS) on Sunday, October 17. The Soyuz MS-18 craft, piloted by the Russian cosmonaut, Oleg Novitsky, and carrying actress, Yulia Peresild, and film director, Klim Shipenko, landed safely in Kazakhstan.   The

Business | Technology  | 12.10.21

Russian Rocket Decorated With Khokhloma Painting


Russian state space corporation (Roscosmos) has applied to the Soyuz-2.1a carrier rocket, which will launch the Progress MS-18 transport cargo ship into orbit patterns of the Khokhloma decorative painting in honour of the 800th anniversary of Nizhny Novgorod from where the handicraft originated.  In connection with the celebration of the 800th anniversary of Nizhny Novgorod

Recommended | Events | Fun | Movies | Videos  | 05.10.21

First in History: Russian Cinema Crew Sent to Space [Video]


The Soyuz MS-19 manned spacecraft, carrying cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov, actress Yulia Peresild and film director Klim Shipenko, has made an autonomous flight to the International Space Station from the Baikonur Cosmodrome.    It is specified that the Soyuz-2.1a rocket was launched today, on October 5, from the 31st site of Baikonur at 11.55 am Moscow

Business | Technology  | 04.08.21

Russia to Create Long-Range Hypersonic Missile


Russia is developing the latest X-95 long-range hypersonic missile, RIA Novosti reports with reference to the Head of the Military Academy of the General Staff, Colonel-General Vladimir Zarudnitsky.   According to Zarudnitsky, dominance in the aerospace sphere is the most important condition for the successful conduct of military operations, and it can be ensured through

Business | Technology  | 09.07.21

Rostec to Develop Parachutes for Reusable Rockets


The Roscosmos state corporation has ordered the preliminary development of parachute systems that could be used to land the reusable stages of reusable missiles, RIA Novosti reports with reference to the General Director of the ‘Technodinamika’ holding which is a part of the ‘Rostec’ state corporation Igor Nasenkov.  “Just a month ago, we received a

Recommended | Events | Fun  | 17.06.21

Japanese Space Tourist Began Preparations in Russia for Flight to ISS


The Japanese, Yusaku Maezawa, announced the start of the preparations for the December flight on the Soyuz spacecraft to the International Space Station, RIA Novosti reports.  Earlier it was reported that in December 2021, two Japanese tourists, a billionaire entrepreneur and art collector, Yusaku Maezawa, and a casting director of the film crew, producer at

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  | 04.05.21

Female Cosmonaut to Become Russian Crew Member


The only woman in the Russian cosmonaut corps, Anna Kikina, joined the crew for a flight to the ISS in 2022, RIA News reports with reference to a source in the rocket and space industry.   “Crews are scheduled for the flight in 2022. Oleg Artemyev, Denis Matveev, and Sergey Korsakov will be preparing for the