Sino-Russian cooperation in space-is it possible ?

Few decades ago it would be considered as a joke but in the present conditions it could be considered as reality. According to Russian sources, cooperation with China in joint development of new super heavy launch vehicles, which could be utilized during Moon mission, is more than possible. Both countries are developing own Moon exploration […]

Russian plans for space cooperation with Italy unveiled after International Economic Forum

According to Roscosmos Italy and Russia will start joined efforts to create new constellation of SAR satellites for global monitoring. On International Economic Forum in St. Petersburg on 16-18 June 2016, one of the focal points was discussion about further development of bilateral economic relations between countries of European Union and Russia were meeting between […]

Vostochny after its maiden mission !

This time Vladimir Putin was able to see how Soyuz-2.1a is lifting off and fly through clear sky to put into orbit three satellites: MVL-300, SamSat-218 and Ainst-2D. There was no place for second mistake during 1860th launch of Soyuz rocket. After postponing flight due the problems with cable connected to valve in fuel tank […]

Big day for Roscosmos Corporation – first launch from Vostochny is coming within hours !

There is nothing more to say: first launch from new Vostochny Cosmodrome ! UPDATE: April 27, 2016, 02:04 GMT – According to TASS news agency launch was postponed for later hour Most expensive investment of Roscosmos maybe since collapsing of USSR – new Vostochny Cosmodrome, placed at 51° 53′ N 128° 20′ E in Amur […]

Changes in Russian space industry – revolution or evolution ?

Roscosmos changed its status from agency to corporation. What does it mean for space industry in Russia ? So from 1st January 2016 there will be no Roscosmos ! It is not a joke; agency in present form will not exist anymore. President Putin under special decree dissolved Federal Space Agency Roscosmos. Its successor will become from […]

Russia to introduce new hypersonic missiles

Recently the President of Russia, Mr Vladimir Putin said that a brand new hypersonic intercontinental missile would be launched within next year that would help Russia to develop a parity concerning space industry activities along with its original counterpart, United States. He has now taken help of an innovative way of informing the people about […]