Following successful launch of Proton-M with a cluster of three Glonass-M spacecraft September, 2, from Baikonur’s pad 81, the DM-2 upper stage completed its satellite lofting operations at 08.26 MSK.
A special lab to be used to grow crystals for solar arrays may be installed in the International Space Station in the nearest future. The lab to be initiated in 2013, is intended for growing up crystals of a brand…
The CIS’ program called Cosmos-NT is aimed at reducing duration and expenses on development of new space technologies in order to achieve the goals of space programs for the benefits of Russia and Belarus.
Russian scientists intend to enlarge the network of unique robotic telescopes which detect the changes in space upon a satellite signal immediately. The main features of these spacecraft cover high speed and control implemented via Internet, TV-Center informs.
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin visited the site where a new launch facility, the Cosmodrome Vostochny (Eastern), will be constructed outside Uglegorsk.
In a new agreement with Hyderabad-based HBL Power Systems, Russian Navigation Information Systems (NIS) Glonass will market, manufacture and jointly propose products in India that draw upon the Russian satellite navigation system.
Progress M-07M/Soyuz-U launch campaign goes on at Baikonur.
Solar wind will impact our Earth in the next several days, FIAN experts state. The wind of high intensity is caused by a coronal hole on the Sun. This will lead to a three-day magnetic storm on the Earth, though…
Preparations remain on schedule for 4 June launch of Proton Breeze M launcher with ARABSAT’S Badr 5B (technical name Arabsat-5B) telecommunications.
Less than 10 days remaining before launch of the Rockot carrier with Japanese SERVIS-2. The launch is scheduled for June 2.