Samsat-218 still not operating correctly

Russian nanosatellite launched as piggyback payload on atop of Soyuz-2.1a, on April 28, 2016 during maiden mission of Vostochny cosmodrome, still has problems and is not considered as fully operational. SamSat-218 (previously known as Contact-Nanosatellite) is 3U Cubesat designed and built by students on Samara State Aerospace University (SSAU). It was described as first nanosatellite […]

New Fenix medium rocket still fits in cost cutting budget of Roscosmos

Russian new medium rocket is still in budget planned for 2016 in spite of fact reducing amounts for Federal Space Program. Soyuz rocket is legend of Russian Space Program. Designed as ICBM missile (R7) in 1957 by Sergey Korolev became through years of service one of most utilized and most reliable space launch vehicles.┬áModernized during […]