Showing posts with label Roscosmos. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Roscosmos. Show all posts

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Loss of Progress space vehicle probably caused by ‘foreign particles’ in pump

Presence of foreign particles inside the engine’s pump or violations of assembly procedures that occurred in the process of engine’s manufacturing may have been to blame for the loss of the Progress MS-04 cargo space vehicle last December, the Russian space corporation Roscosmos said on Wednesday.

Saturday, December 03, 2016

Fragment of Russian Progress Cargo Spacecraft Found in Siberia

Russian Emergencies Ministry specialists have found a fragment of the Russian Progress MS-04 cargo spacecraft in Siberia, a ministry representative told RIA Novosti on Saturday.

Friday, December 02, 2016

No fragments of defunct Russian cargo spacecraft found at expected crash site

A search team of the fire-fighting garrison in the Ulug-Khemsky district of the Republic of Tyva in south Siberia has not found any fragments of the defunct Progress MS-04 spacecraft at the expected crash site, the regional emergencies services told TASS on Friday.

Thursday, December 01, 2016

Contact lost with Progress spaceship carrying 2.6 tons of cargo to ISS

The Russian space agency has reported disruption of the data signal with its Progress cargo spaceship, which was launched to deliver 2.6 tons of supplies to the International Space Station (ISS).

Thursday, June 16, 2016

ExoMars sends first image of Red Planet — European Space Agency

The camera of the Russian-European inter-planetary space probe ExoMars has captured the first image of the Red Planet, where it is scheduled to arrive in October, the European Space Agency said.

Monday, May 02, 2016

Second stage of ExoMars project postponed to 2020 — Roscosmos

The second stage of ExoMars, a joint project of Russia’s Roscosmos State Corporation and the European Space Agency (ESA), has been postponed from 2018 to 2020, the corporation has said.

Monday, March 14, 2016

Mars mission seeks to answer question of life on red planet

A European and Russian spacecraft has set off for Mars this morning on a mission aimed at determining one of science's great unanswered questions - whether or not there is life on the red planet.

Saturday, October 17, 2015

Russian Proton-M places Turkish satellite on suborbital path

A Russian Protom-M carries rocket, which was launched late on Friday from the Baikonur space pad in Kazakhstan, has placed its Briz-M booster with a Turkish Turksat 4B satellite to a low suborbital path, Russian Space Agency Roscosmos told TASS on Friday.

Video: Lanzamiento del cohete portador ruso Protón-M con un satélite turco

 La noche de este viernes un cohete portador ruso Protón-M con el satélite de telecomunicaciones turco Turksat 4B será lanzado desde el cosmódromo de Baikonur, en Kazajistán. RT les ofrece la retransmisión en vivo.

Friday, October 02, 2015

Arrimage réussi du cargo russe Progress M-29M à l'ISS (vidéo)

Le cargo Progress M-29M, lancé jeudi, à 16h49 UTC, depuis le cosmodrome de Baïkonour, au Kazakhstan, s'est arrimé dans la nuit de jeudi à vendredi à la Station spatiale internationale (ISS), a annoncé un porte-parole de l'Agence fédérale spatiale russe (Roskosmos).

Progress M-29M cargo spacecraft docks with space station

The Progress M-29M space freighter has docked with the International Space Station (ISS), the Russian Space Agency (Roscosmos) said on Friday.

Thursday, October 01, 2015

Progress M-29M cargo spacecraft launched to space station

A Soyuz-U rocket with the Progress M-29M space freighter has blasted off from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan to the International Space Station (ISS), the Russian Space Agency (Roscosmos) said on Thursday.

Monday, September 14, 2015

Russia’s communication satellite Ekspress-AM8 separates from Proton-M rocket

Russia’s Proton-M rocket has put a payload consisting of a DM-03 booster and a Russian communication satellite Ekspress-AM8 into a near-earth orbit, Roscosmos press-service has told TASS.

Saturday, September 12, 2015

Soyuz TMA-16M: Descent capsule with crew of three cosmonauts begins re-entry. (... landed in a designated area in Kazakhstan)

The manned spacecraft Soyuz TMA-16M is entering the thick layers of the atmosphere, Mission Control told TASS. 

"The descent capsule has separated from the utility compartment and the equipment bay," Mission Control said.

Wednesday, September 09, 2015

Amount of Russia’s space junk in orbit shrinks over year

Although Russia is still number one by the amount of space debris left in near-earth space, the amount of debris of Russian origin has reduced over the past year from nearly 6,300 to less than 6,200, the press service of the TsNIImash (Central Research Institute of Machine-Building - the head research center of Roscosmos), told TASS.

Tuesday, September 08, 2015

Space debris may pose threat to Russia’s national security (Russian space agency)

Pollution of near-earth space may create major hindrances to further space exploration in 50 years from now and even pose a threat to Russia’s national security, the head research center of Roscosmos (TsNIIMash — Central Research Engineering Institute) has warned.

Friday, September 04, 2015

Wednesday, September 02, 2015

Soyuz spacecraft blasts off from Baikonur Cosmodrome to take new crew to ISS (video RT)

A Russian spacecraft carrying three new crew members is on its way to the International Space Station (ISS) after blasting off safely from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Proton-M Brings Satellite Into Orbit for First Time Since May Accident

The launch of the Proton-M carrier rocket, the first since the May accident, has been successful, a representative of Russian space agency Roscosmos told RIA Novosti early on Saturday.

Saturday, May 16, 2015

Russia loses Mexican satellite after rocket failure

Russia on Saturday lost a Mexican satellite on launch just hours after a glitch with a manoeuvre involving the International Space Station, the latest in a string of embarrassing failures for its troubled space programme.

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