Category : Science
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May 6, 2015

While on Earth coffee nerds pay their respects to this flavorous drink at special section of EXPO universal World Exhibition opened in Milano, coffee conquers the space: the cosmonauts prepared and drank a cup of real espresso onboard the International Space Station.

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April 28, 2015

Hero of Soviet union, Hero of the Russian Federation USSR pilot and cosmonaut Valery Polyakov celebrated his Birthday yesterday, on April 27. Valery Polyakov set up the world’s record having performed the longest space flight in the history of mankind lasting for 437 days.

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April 15, 2015

Space industry specialists go on working in accordance with the ISS flight schedule. On April 14, 2015 in the integration building of #254 launchpad RSC Energia specialists conducted final operations necessary to prepare Progress M-27M cargo vehicle for the filling with propellant components and pressurized gas: loaded cargoes, conducted mass calibration of the vehicle, docked it with the adapter module and placed the vehicle onto the transportation and installation unit that will transport it to the filling area.

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Soyuz lands with ISS crew
March 12, 2015

Today on March 18 ISS-41/42 crew comprising Roscosmos cosmonauts Alexander Samokutyayev and Elena Serova and NASA astronaut Barry Wilmore successfully returned to the Earth onboard Soyuz TMA-14M spacecraft after half a year space mission. Descent module landed 147 km to the southeast of Zhezkazgan town (Kazakhstan) at 05.14, Moscow time.

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February 10, 2015

Beijing saw the first meeting of interstate Committee on Russian and Chinese satellite navigation. The decision to form the Committee was taken in October 2014 at the meeting of Russian Vice Prime Minister and Chinese State Council Deputy Chairman.

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February 4, 2015

New Russian space observatory Millimetron is to be sent to the orbit in 2025. This unit will help gathering information on Universe processes, learn what happens inside black holes, and provide new data on dark matter origin that is supposed to be responsible for universe expansion, - Roscosmos reports.

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January 30, 2015

Three Express satellites are planned to be launched this year, - Space Communications Federal State unitary Enterprise Deputy Director General Evgeny Buidinov.

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January 22, 2015

Russian automated station Venera-D initially planned to be launched in 2016 will be sent to space in 2025, - as stated in the theses by Lavochkin Research and Production Association who is the designer of this space device.

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December 16, 2014

Russian Rocket and Space Corporation Energia together with two American companies Lockheed Martin and Boeing adjusts the newest American Orion manned spacecraft for the docking with Russian space devices.

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November 25, 2014

At Plesetsk spaceport Aerospace Defence troops are preparing Soyuz-2.1b booster for Glonass-K new generation space device launch scheduled for December 1, 2014.

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