Tag Roscosmos
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

Events | Visit | Videos  | 04.11.21

Russian Cosmonauts Congratulated Compatriots on Unity Day From ISS [Video]

Russian cosmonauts, Anton Shkaplerov and Pyotr Dubrov, who are currently onboard the International Space Station (ISS), congratulated the Russians on National Unity Day, which is celebrated today, on November 4.    “With this holiday, we pay tribute to the memory of the long-standing events of 1612, when, in a single spiritual and military impulse, 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 | Moscow | Insight | Videos  | 13.09.21

Roscosmos Congratulated Moscow on City Day [Video]

On the weekend of September 11 and 12, Moscow celebrated its 874th birthday. The ‘Roscosmos’ State Space Corporation decided to congratulate city residents in its special way, TASS reports. The greetings were accompanied by a photo of the city taken from space by the “Resurs-P” Earth remote sensing satellite.   Поздравляем с Днем города Москвы!#Москва —

Roscosmos’ Chief Invited Elon Musk for Cup of Tea

The Director-General of Roscosmos, Dmitry Rogozin, invited the Space X CEO Elon Musk to his home for a cup of tea and revealed that his favourite one is a Soviet-era Indian-style tea, which also, according to Rogozin, appeared to be his grandmother’s favourite tea, Sputnik reports.  Let’s start with my grandmother’s favorite Indian tea! pic.twitter.com/JPIyVmNvnP

Recommended | Events | Fun | Technology | Videos  | 03.09.21

Russian Cosmonauts to Go Into Outer Space Soon [Video]

Today, on September 3, 2021, Russian cosmonauts, Oleg Novitsky and Pyotr Dubrov, will go into outer space to integrate the “Nauka” (“Science”) multi-purpose laboratory module for the first time after its docking with the ISS, TASS reports.   The start of work is scheduled for 5.35 pm Moscow time. It is assumed that the cosmonauts

Business | Technology  | 15.07.21

Russia Started Testing Super-Fast Flight to ISS

The superfast scheme that allows crews to get to the International Space Station (ISS) in an hour and a half, began to be tested during the flight of the Progress MS-17 cargo vehicle, RIA Novosti reports with reference to the press service of the Roscosmos space corporation.   It is specified that the Progress MS-17 spacecraft

Fun | Movies  | 15.07.21

Space Explorers: Documentary Series Nominated for Primetime Emmy Award

The “Space Explorers” documentary series in virtual reality format by the Canadian company Felix&Paul Studios has been nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award in the “Outstanding Interactive Programmes” category, according to the official website of the Russian state space corporation (Roscosmos).   The series tells about human space exploration and includes both terrestrial episodes about the

Business | Technology  | 14.07.21

Roscosmos Presented Science Module Emblem

Roscosmos has published the emblem of the Multifunctional Laboratory Module (MLM) “Science” which is to leave for the ISS on July 21, 2021. The emblem has a look typical of the style of Russian manned missions, TASS reports.  The Science module is intended for the implementation of the Russian programme of scientific and applied research

Recommended | Business | Technology  | 15.06.21

Russia to Launch About 300 Civil Satellites

Russia is going to launch about 300 civil spacecraft by 2030 to provide global communications and the Internet of things, as stated in the presentation by the First Deputy General Director of the Federal State Unitary Enterprise Space Communications, Alexander Ganin, presented at the International Navigation Forum in Moscow, TASS reports.  It is planned that