Tag Roscosmos
Business | Technology  | 13.07.22

Russian ISS Crew to Stop Using European ERA Manipulator Arm  

Russia’s crew onboard the International Space Station (ISS) will stop using the European ERA manipulator arm in response to the European Space Agency’s (ESA) refusal from cooperation on the ExoMars project, CEO of Russia’s state space corporation Roscosmos, Dmitry Rogozin, said on Tuesday, July 12.  “In my turn, I instruct our ISS crew to stop

Recommended | Events | Fun  | 01.06.22

Russian Cosmonauts Gathered ‘Toy Crew’ on ISS for Children’s Day

The cosmonauts on the ISS have collected all the mascot toys that are on the station to congratulate everyone on the Children’s Day, as reported by the special correspondent of TASS, cosmonaut of Roscosmos Oleg Artemyev. According to him, the “toy crew” includes weightlessness indicators and mascots of all crew members who are currently on

Russia Stopped Cooperation With Germany on Conducting Joint Experiments on ISS

The head of Roscosmos, Dmitry Rogozin, announced the termination of cooperation with the German Centre for Aviation and Cosmonautics to conduct scientific experiments on the ISS in connection with German sanctions against the Russian Federation.  “The termination of cooperation with the Russian Federation announced by the leadership of the Federal Republic of Germany in the

Record Number of One Web Satellites Launched From Russian Cosmodrome [Video]

Thirty-six OneWeb communication satellites launched from the Russian ‘Baikonur’ cosmodrome into target orbits, as reported by the ‘Roscosmos’ State Space Corporation. This number of satellites was launched from Baikonur for the first time.  Все 36 спутников связи #OneWeb успешно отделились от разгонного блока «Фрегат» и выведены на целевые орбиты // All 36 @OneWeb communications satellites

Russia International | Videos  | 09.12.21

Space Tourists Met Russian Cosmonauts on ISS [Video]

Yesterday, on December 8, it was reported that the Soyuz MS-20 manned spacecraft with the crew of the 20th expedition to the ISS at 4.40 pm Moscow time docked to the Small Research Module “Poisk” of the Russian segment. First time in 12 years space tourists arrived at the station.   The meeting was carried out

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

Roscosmos’ CEO Proposed to Create Eurasian Space Agency

The Roscosmos State Space Corporation’s CEO, Dmitry Rogozin, came up with the idea of creating a Eurasian Space Agency when he was taking part in the First Business Forum of the Eurasian Economic Union ‘Space Integration’.  He pointed to the European Space Agency, which, in his opinion, united many countries, despite the fact that only

Japanese Space Tourists to Conduct Russian Scientists’ Experiment on ISS 

During each long six-month expedition to the ISS, Russian cosmonauts conduct more than fifty scientific experiments. This time, Roscosmos cosmonaut, Alexander Misurkin, and Japanese space tourists Yusaku Maezawa and Yozo Hirano take part in the medical experiment “LAZMA” during pre-launch training at Baikonur.  It is specified that the duration of the flight will be twelve

Business | Technology  | 30.11.21

Russian Unmanned Robot Passed Tests for River Forcing

The Russian promising robotic platform “Marker” during the tests confirmed its ability to force rivers by wading into a reservoir with a depth of more than 0.8 metres, according to the Candidate of Technical Sciences, Executive Director of the NGO “Android Technology” Yevgeny Dudorov.    “As part of the acceptance tests of the ‘Marker’ platform

Business | Technology | Videos  | 24.11.21

Last Module of Russian Orbital Segment Sent Into Space [Video]

The Progress M-UM cargo ship with the Prichal node module for the International Space Station (ISS) was put into orbit today, on November 24, as the ‘Roscosmos’ State Space Corporation reports.   It is planned that Prichal will be the last module that Russia will introduce into its ISS segment. The flight of the module

Business | Technology  | 23.11.21

Roscosmos Promised to Provide Russians With Internet From Space in 2024

The ‘Roscosmos’  State Space Corporation has received the first funds for the implementation of the “Sphere” programme, which will allow Russia to receive the Internet from space. According to the head of the corporation, Dmitry Rogozin, this can be achieved in 2024.   As stated, this year, the corporation has already received the first funding for

Business | Technology  | 10.11.21

Russia Doesn’t Plan to Stop Using ISS at Least Until 2027-2028

The operation of the International Space Station (ISS) will last at least until 2027-2028. This was announced by the Executive Director of Roscosmos for Manned Space Programmes Sergey Krikalyov.  “The station will be used at least until 2027-2028, and this use should be as profitable as possible,” said Krikalyov at the XXII Scientific and Technical