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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

Events | Fun  | 26.04.22

Russian Cosmonaut Celebrates Birthday on ISS


Members of the International Space Station (ISS) crew congratulated Russia’s space corporation (Roscosmos) cosmonaut, Denis Matveev, on his birthday and gave him a watch, a personalized chocolate bar, and a homemade cake as gifts.   All the members of the crew gathered the day before in Russia’s Zvezda service module to celebrate the 39th birthday of

Events | Fun  | 12.04.22

Russians Celebrate Cosmonautics Day [Video]


Today, on April 12, cosmonauts Oleg Artemyev, Denis Matveev, and Sergey Korsakov, who are on board the International Space Station (ISS), received gifts for Cosmonautics Day. Presents from relatives were placed in boxes in advance, signed and delivered on a spaceship. On the eve of the holiday, the cosmonauts took them out of the stowage,

Business | Technology  | 27.01.22

Russian Ultralight Launch Vehicle Can Be Launched Into Space After 2026


The first tests of an ultralight rocket prototype for launching small satellites into orbit, which the companies participating in the Aeronet-NTI competition are working on, may take place in 2026-2027. This was announced on Thursday, January 27, by the Head of the Aeronet direction of the National Technological Initiative (NTI) for private cosmonautics, Roman Zhits.  

Business | Technology  | 26.01.22

First Time in History: Russia to Deliver Soil From Venus


Russian scientists want to send three missions to Venus and try to deliver soil from there for the first time in history, according to the Scientific Director of the Space Research Institute Lev Zeleny.   “We are no longer thinking about one Venus-D mission, but about the whole programme […] As a final mission, an absolutely

Russia Called NATO’s Document on Space Policy ‘Provocative in Nature’


The official representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry, Maria Zakharova, at a briefing criticized the document “NATO’s overarching Space Policy” published on January 17, 2022.  According to her, the document is another attempt to legitimize the use of force in outer space, which contradicts the task approved by the international community to prevent an arms

Events | Fun | Videos  | 19.01.22

Russian Cosmonauts on ISS Began First Spacewalk in 2022 [Video]


Roscosmos cosmonauts, Anton Shkaplerov and Pyotr Dubrov, opened the exit hatch of the Poisk module of the International Space Station (ISS) and began the first spacewalk in 2022 as part of the work on the integration of the Prichal node module.   The commander and flight engineer of the 66th long-term expedition to the ISS

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

Recommended | Events | Fun  | 27.12.21

Russian Cosmonauts to Cook Dressed Herring on ISS for New Year


The Russian crew of the International Space Station (ISS) will prepare a herring under a fur coat for the New Year’s table, according to the cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov.   “We even have black caviar, tangerines, we are going to make with Pyotr ourselves a herring under a fur coat,” Shkaplerov shared their plans for the festive

Only Russian Female Cosmonaut to Open Cross Flights to ISS


Russian cosmonaut Anna Kikina will open the programme of cross-flights of Roscosmos and NASA. Kikina’s flight to the International Space Station (ISS) will take place in 2022 on the Crew Dragon ship of Elon Musk’s SpaceX company.   “We assume that our cosmonaut Kikina will carry out her first flight in 2022, and we think that

Recommended | Events | Fun  | 08.12.21

Russian Correspondent-Cosmonaut and Two Japanese Tourists Went Into Space


The Soyuz-2.1a rocket with the Soyuz MS-20 spacecraft, carrying TASS cosmonaut Alexander Misurkin, Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa and his business assistant Yozo Hirano, launched from site No. 31 of the Baikonur cosmodrome.  The ship has been put into orbit. The meeting with the ISS will take place according to a four-turn scheme and will take