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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

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 | 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