S7 Space company starts implementation of orbital cosmodrome project
The Russian private company S7 Space (the operator of the Sea Launch floating spaceport) embarks on the implementation of the project to create an orbital spaceport. The company also announced a Mars …
Russia hands over three rocket engines to US
Three Russian engines RD-181 have been handed over to the Orbital Sciences Corporation, the research and industrial association NPO Energromash said on its website on Friday, TASS reported.
France signs contract to join Russia’s Bion-M2 bio-satellite project
The French space agency, CNES, has signed an official contract to take part in Russia’s Bion-M2 bio-satellite project, a spokesperson for the Institute of Medical and Biological Problems of the …
Russian cosmonauts complete spacewalk to examine Soyuz hull damage
Russian cosmonauts Oleg Kononenko and Sergei Prokofyev have completed their spacewalk on Wednesday more than an hour behind schedule, TASS reported.
"The cosmonauts successfully completed procedures …
India, Russia to create working group on cooperation in manned cosmonautics
India and Russia will create a joint working group on cooperation in manned cosmonautics, the press service of the Indian government reported on Friday, TASS reported.
The Indian cabinet of ministers …
Rogozin to visit US as Roscosmos head and presidential envoy
Dmitry Rogozin is scheduled to visit the US in early 2019 as Director General of the Roscosmos State Space Corporation and Presidential Envoy for International Space Cooperation, the Roscosmos press …
Russian spacecraft with new crew gets into near-Earth orbit
The manned Soyuz MS-11 spacecraft with three crewmembers of the new expedition to the International Space Station (ISS) has entered the near-Earth orbit and started its autonomous flight to the …
Moonbound Cyborgs? Robots to run Russian lunar base
Robots will carry out the bulk of the work on a Russian base, which is set to be built on the surface of the Moon, and people will visit it to set up equipment, Lev Zelyony, Deputy Chairman of the …
Russia develops mobile super-computer for defense industry
Ruselectronics Group (part of the state hi-tech corporation Rostec) has developed a mobile super-computer with a capacity of 2.2 petaflops that can find applications in the defense and space …
Russian hi-tech firms design new blades to boost combat helicopters’ speed
The Zhukovsky Central Aero-Hydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI) and the Mil Design Bureau have designed new rotor blades that make it possible to boost the speed of existing Russian combat helicopters to …