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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 | Events | Fun  | 13.07.21

Russian Cosmonaut Showed Emblem Created for Expedition With Space Tourists


Roscosmos cosmonaut, Alexander Misurkin, published the emblem of the expedition, within which he and two space tourists from Japan, a billionaire entrepreneur, Yusaku Maezawa, and his business assistant, Yozo Hirano, will go to the ISS, TASS reports.  “Here is the design of our expeditionary emblem, created by designer Alexei Tarapata and Maezawa’s team,” Misurkin wrote

Recommended | Business | Technology  | 09.07.21

Russian Scientists Propose to Send Helicopter to Venus


Scientists of the Moscow Aviation Institute propose to send an unmanned helicopter to Venus to study its surface and volcanoes, RIA Novosti reports referring to the theses of the report presented at the Korolev Academic Readings on Cosmonautics.   Based on the theses of the report, it is assumed that the titanium apparatus will be 70

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  | 16.06.21

Russia Helped China in Lunar Programme Implementation


Russia has supplied China with technologies that have contributed to the implementation of its lunar programme, as announced today, on June 16, by the Head of Roscosmos Dmitry Rogozin, TASS reports.   “Few people know that the very lunar apparatus that China launched, it generally exists thanks to Russian supplies of the so-called RTG – this

Recommended | Business | Technology  | 15.06.21

Russian ‘Zeus’ to Search for Life in Universe


The “Zeus” Russian nuclear-powered tug will search for life in the Universe, as announced today, on June 15, by the head of the Roscosmos state space corporation Dmitry Rogozin, RIA Novosti reports.  “And missions that are sent to Mars, to Venus, and in the future, after the creation of thermonuclear capabilities, when moving outside the solar

Recommended | Business | Technology  | 10.06.21

Russians Develop Coating With Unique Properties Against Radiation


Scientists of the Tomsk Polytechnic University (TPU) are developing a unique nanocoating to be used for protection against radiation, RIA Novosti reports with reference to the research results published in the journal Metals. It is expected that such a coating will help protect electronics and significantly improve the radiation resistance of various materials in the