Soyuz-2.1b rocket carrying 36 OneWeb satellites launched from Vostochny spaceport
A Soyuz-2.1b carrier rocket with the Fregat booster, carrying 36 OneWeb communication satellites, has been launched from Russia’s Vostochny spaceport, a TASS correspondent reported.
China launches Shylan-6 satellite to study near-Earth space environment
China has conducted a successful launch of the third Shylan-6 satellite on Friday to study near-Earth space environment and test space equipment, CCTV reported.
According to the TV channel, the …
Russian Moon program ten times cheaper than US one
The Russian Moon program is several times cheaper than the American one, however, its results would be no less significant, head of the Russian state space corporation Dmitry Rogozin …
Launch of Soyuz rocket rescheduled for December 1 over bad weather in Kourou-Roscosmos
The launch of a Russian Soyuz-ST-A rocket with Falcon Eye 2 satellite for the United Arab Emirates from the Guiana Space Center near Kourou, French Guiana, was postponed until December 1 due to bad …
Detected crack aboard Space Station may be a result of external impact
The crack found aboard the International Space Station (ISS) and the air leak it caused could have been caused by an external impact, members of the Russian crew of the space station stated during a …
Lavatory dilemma solved: Normal function of all systems restored at ISS
All systems at the International Space Station (ISS) are operating normally after all malfunctions that had occurred overnight into Tuesday were fixed, a spokesperson for Russia’s Roscosmos …
China successfully launches Gaofen-13 remote probing satellite
China successfully launched the Gaofen-13 remote probing satellite, which will be used in ecology, agriculture and surveying, China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation announced …
ISS to adjust orbit to avoid unidentified space object
The orbit of the International Space Station (ISS) will be adjusted in the small hours of Wednesday to avoid collision with an unidentified object, a source in the Mission Control Center told TASS on …
Russia finishes tests of satellite lasers for advertisement from space
The laser assembly for spacecraft, capable of displaying advertisement from space, has passed stratosphere tests, Avant Space, the developer, told TASS Thursday.
"The laser assembly was launched to …
Russia will seek US clarifications on plans to deploy weapons to space
Moscow would like Washington to clarify its plans to station weapons in space, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov told reporters on Thursday.
"The possibility that weapons will be …