Ambitions and realism – Chinese way to mission to Mars

China National Space Administration (CNSA) was seriously considering their plan for Mars mission as possible to finalize in 2020. Now CNSA confirms progress of their most ambitious space program. Chinese space program is well known from its spectacular success. After being overshadowed by Soviet and American space programs, Chinese development rapidly showed potential of Chinese science […]

The exception that proves the rule – Zenit-3F with Elektro-L atop already on 11th December 2015

Launch of Zenit-3F rocket with Elektro-L satellite atop is scheduled on 11th December 2015. Planned launch site is LC-45 in Baikonur Kosmodrome, Kazakhstan. After regaining independence from Soviet Union in 1991 Ukraine inherited part of soviet industrial and military potential. In spite of mining and steel industry on east, collectivized agriculture on the west Ukraine was in possession […]