Category : Science
August 7, 2020

The unified state program of space activities of Russia for the period 2021-2030 will be submitted for approval by the government by the end of this year, told Dmitry Rogozin, CEO of Roscosmos.

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August 5, 2020

The food rations for the Russian cosmonauts who will go to the moon will consist of canned food and products requiring dilution with hot water, dried fruits, confectionery and juices, said Viktor Dobrovolsky, chief designer for providing food for space crews at the Research Institute of Food Concentration Industry and Special Food Technology.

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July 10, 2020

Gamma-400 astrophysical space observatory designed to study gamma-ray sources in the Universe is to be launched by Angara booster from Vostochny launchsite. Gamma-400 observatory is designed to study the nature of dark matter in the Universe, to develop  high-energy cosmic rays origin theory and  elementary particle physics, to explore cosmic gamma-rays within high-energy and X-rays range as well as to track cosmic rays charged particles and gamma-ray bursts.

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July 7, 2020

The first launch in six years of the new-generation navigation satellite Glonass-K from the Plesetsk cosmodrome is scheduled for August. "The satellite’s delivery to the spaceport is scheduled for July, and its launch is scheduled for August 6," the agency’s source said.

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May 21, 2020

25 years ago, on May 20, 1995, the "Proton-K" launch vehicle with the "Spectrum" research module was launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome under the construction program for the world's first multimodular manned orbital complex "Mir".

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May 17, 2019

Specialists of Roscosmos enterprises at the Baikonur cosmodrome started operations to fuel the "Spectrum-RG" spacecraft with fuel components, and this operations will last for several days. The launch is scheduled for June 21, 2019. "Spectrum-RG" is a project, aimed for creating an orbital astrophysical observatory, designed to study the Universe in the X-ray wavelength range.

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February 26, 2019

On the night of Tuesday, February 26, the train with the "Proton-M" launch vehicle, the head fairing and the upper stage DM-03, was sent from the Khrunichev State Space Research and Production Center to the Baikonur cosmodrome. The "Proton-M" launch vehicle with the DM-03 upper stage, created at RSC "Energia", will be used to launch the Russian "Spectr-RG" spacecraft. The main mission of the "Spectr-RG" is the study of the Universe in the X-ray range of electromagnetic radiation, the creation of a "map" of the visible Universe, on which all fairly large clusters of galaxies will be marked.

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February 12, 2019

The management of the GCTC, under the leadership of the head of the Center Pavel Vlasov, met with the delegation of the Moscow Aviation Institute (National Research Institute) (MAI) under the leadership of Rector Mikhail Pogosyan to discuss the possibilities and areas for further cooperation. The main objective of the meeting held in the GCTC was to increase the level of training, conduct joint research and improve the training and test base. As a result of the meeting, it was decided to establish working groups for the development of a “roadmap” of cooperation. MAI is a leader among civilian universities in the number of graduates, who have become cosmonauts and specialists in the rocket and space industry.

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January 18, 2019

Specialists of Roscosmos State Corporation will continue their attempts to reconnect with the "Spectrum-R" spaceunit. In case the communication cannot be established via the command line, the procedure for completing the work with the "Spectrum-R" , which has worked in the interests of the scientific community 2.5 times longer than the planned period, will be considered in the established order. The Roscosmos State Corporation, together with the Russian Academy of Sciences, continue to work on the creation of new spaceunits of the "Spectrum" series for further study of the Universe.

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October 22, 2018

October 19, 2018 The RSC Energia specialists will take part in a number of scientific research conducted by the Russian Institute of Biomedical problems. SIRIUS (Scientific International Research In Unique Terrestrial Station) is an experiment which is now conducted to prepare for deep-space flights and primarily to the near-lunar station. The research participants will spend from 17 days up to one year isolated in the experimental ground complex of the Institute of Biomedical problems.

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