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Russian Cosmonaut to Fly to ISS on US Crew Dragon Spacecraft


Russian cosmonaut, Andrei Fedyaev, is going to go to the International Space Station (ISS) in February 2023 on the US Crew Dragon spacecraft, as reported by Russia’s space agency Roscosmos on Tuesday.  It is specified that the launch of the Falcon-9 rocket is scheduled from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. In addition to a

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  | 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

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