Biggest emerald in 30 years found at Mariinsky mine in Urals
The largest emerald weighing 1.6 kg has been found at the Mariinsky Priisk deposit, for the first time in nearly 30 years, the Sverdlovsk Regional government said in a statement on Tuesday.
Putin urges heavy upgrade of Russian space industry
Russia needs to heavily upgrade its space industry and improve the sector’s management model, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at a Security Council meeting on Tuesday, TASS reported.
Some NATO countries interested in Russian rocket engines, says Roscosmos chief
Some NATO countries have expressed interest in purchasing Russian engines for space vehicles, the head of the space corporation Roscosmos Dmitry Rogozin, said on Friday, TASS reported.
"There are …
Saudi prince to visit Moscow on April 17 for talks on space cooperation — source
Saudi King Salman's son Sultan bin Salman bin Adbulaziz Al Saud will visit Moscow on April 17 for talks with Roscosmos head Dmitry Rogozinon cooperation in space, a source in the rocket and space …
US astronaut lauds Russian spaceship's record travel time to ISS
On Friday, NASA Astronaut Nick Hague hailed the record time the Progress MS-11 resupply ship took to cover the distance to the International Space Station (ISS) calling it impressive, TASS …
Russia creates space junk recycling system to turn old satellites in orbit into fuel
Russian Space Systems (RSS) has developed a space system capable of taking hold of decommissioned satellites in the Earth’s orbit to grind and process them into fuel, Project Developer and RSS …
Mendeleev’s Periodic Table of Elements celebrates its 150th anniversary
On March 6, 1869, exactly 150 years ago, Russian chemist Dmitry Mendeleev (1834-1907) presented his periodic table of chemical elements - a graphic description of what was destined to go down in …
Russian manufacturer develops equipment for research probe’s landing on Mars
Specialists from the Sarapul-based Electric Generator Plant in the Volga Republic of Udmurtia have manufactured and tested a thrust regulator for the liquid-propellant rocket engine that will allow …
Russia invites US, Europe to take part in experiment to print organs on orbital outpost
Russian scientists’ cooperation with US and European colleagues will help sophisticate the experiment for printing micro-organs on the International Space Station (ISS), Managing Partner of 3D …
Russia's space corporation OKs flights program to ISS for UAE astronauts
Roscosmos has concurred with its partners on a program of flights to the International Space Station for astronauts from the United Arab Emirates, CEO of Russia’s State Space Corporation Dmitry …