MOSCOW, May 22 (RIA Novosti) – Russia’s first light-class modification Angara 1.2PP carrier rocket is ready for its maiden launch, its manufacturer Khrunichev Center said on Wednesday.
The first Angara will be sent to the Plesetsk space center in northern… Continue reading
WASHINGTON, April 30 – NASA will pay an additional $424 million to extend its contract with Russia’s Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) to transport US astronauts to and from the International Space Station (ISS), NASA said Tuesday, a move that America’s… Continue reading
The continuing growth in space debris poses an increasing threat to economically vital orbital regions. Next week, hundreds of top experts from across the globe will meet at Europe’s largest-ever debris forum to share their latest research findings and discuss… Continue reading
MOSCOW, March 23 (RIA Novosti) – Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev signed a decree set to extend the U.S.-Russia agreement on cooperation in the use and exploration of outer space till 2020, the government reported on Saturday.
“The agreement extention corresponds… Continue reading
MOSCOW, February 22 (RIA Novosti) – The engines of a Russian Progress M-17M space freighter were fired on Friday to readjust the orbit of the International Space Station (ISS), a Russian space agency spokesman said on Friday.
“The space freighter’s… Continue reading
The sun goes through a periodic rise and fall in activity and solar cycles vary in… Continue reading
BAY ST. LOUIS, Miss. — NASA’s progress toward a return to deep space missions continues with a new round of upcoming tests on the next-generation J-2X rocket engine, which will help power the agency’s Space Launch System (SLS) to new… Continue reading
Boeing has received the first on-orbit signals from the Tracking and Data Relay Satellite (TDRS)-K, demonstrating that the vehicle is functioning and ready to use its internal engine to boost it to its operational geosynchronous orbit. After reaching final orbit,… Continue reading
The U.S. military’s unmanned X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle returned to orbit today on its third mission – thanks to the proven propulsion systems provided by Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne and RD AMROSS. The mission was launched from Cape Canaveral Air… Continue reading
The module will now be tested by the RKK Energia corporation.
“Work has been completed on assembly… Continue reading