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Celebrities | Fun  | 17.01.22

Depeche Mode’s Frontman Would Prefer Russian Rocket for Space Travel


The frontman of the iconic rock band Depeche Mode, Dave Gahan, famous all over the world for hits such as ‘Personal Jesus’, ‘Enjoy the Silence’, and ‘Never Let Me Down Again’ said that if he was up for an extraterrestrial journey, he would choose a Russian spacecraft rather than one made by Blue Origin or

Recommended | Events | Fun | Movies | Videos  | 05.10.21

First in History: Russian Cinema Crew Sent to Space [Video]


The Soyuz MS-19 manned spacecraft, carrying cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov, actress Yulia Peresild and film director Klim Shipenko, has made an autonomous flight to the International Space Station from the Baikonur Cosmodrome.    It is specified that the Soyuz-2.1a rocket was launched today, on October 5, from the 31st site of Baikonur at 11.55 am Moscow

Recommended | Business | Technology  | 17.03.21

First Spacecraft Launched From Russian ‘Plesetsk’ Cosmodrome 55 Years Ago


On March 17, 1966, at 1.28 pm Moscow time, the first launch of the “Vostok-2” carrier rocket with the “Kosmos-112” spacecraft  (surveillance spacecraft “Zenit-2”) took place on the ‘Plesetsk’ cosmodrome, the press service of the Russian Ministry of Defence reports. A year later, the ‘Plesetsk’ cosmodrome took first place in the world in terms of

Recommended | Business | Technology  | 26.10.20

Russian Scientists Created Import-Substituting Power Supplies Prototypes


Specialists of the Academician Bochvar High-Technology Research Institute of Inorganic Materials which is a part of the Rosatom State Corporation, have created prototypes of import-substituting power supplies for space and aviation, VM.ru reports with reference to the publication of ‘Strana Rosatom’.   It is stated that there are no analogues of this development on the Russian

Business | Technology  | 01.08.20

Russian Communication Satellites Launched Into Orbit


The communication satellites Ekspress-80 and Ekspress-103 entered the target geo-transfer orbit, the press service of Roscosmos reported. The spacecraft separated from the Briz-M upper stage and entered a target orbit with an altitude of 54.9 thousand kilometres.    The Briz-M began launching two spacecraft into target orbits. It is noted that during the launch, 5

Business | Technology  | 05.07.20

Luna-25 Spacecraft to Be Fully Tested in 2021


The Luna-25 spacecraft, which is expected to be launched to the orbit next year, will be manufactured and will complete tests in the summer of 2021, TASS reported.   In October 2021, Roscosmos plans to send the Luna-25 automatic station to the Moon, which will be the first domestic spacecraft in modern Russia on the Earth’s

Recommended | Business | Technology  | 06.02.20

Soyuz MS-13 Spacecraft Returns from ISS to Earth


The Soyuz MS-13 spacecraft with Russian Aleksandr Skvortsov, American Christina Koch and Italian Luca Parmitano undocked from the International Space Station and is returning to Earth, RIA News reports. At the station, the Russian Oleg Skripochka and the Americans Jessica Meir and Andrew Morgan stayed to wait for the next ship.    The propulsion system