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Russia and US to build moon's first space station

Russia and the United States have agreed to cooperate on a Nasa-led programme to build the first lunar space station, part of a long-term project to send humans to Mars. Russia's space agency Roscosmos said that a cooperation …

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Soyuz-FG Rocket installed at Baikonur launch pad

A Soyuz-FG carrier rocket with a Soyuz MS-04 space freighter was transferred and installed at a launch pad of the Baikonur space center on April 17, Russia's Roscosmos State Corporation said. The launch of the Soyuz MS-04 piloted …

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Soyuz MS-03 spacecraft with new crew put in orbit

The Soyuz MS-03 spacecraft with three crew members blasted off from the Baikonur space center in Kazakhstan late Thursday and reached orbit several minutes later, a Roscosmos spokesman said. "The spacecraft separated from the third …

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NASA not planning to buy more Soyuz seats

NASA has no plans to sign another agreement with the Russian Roscosmos State Corporation to continue astronaut transportation services to the International Space Station (ISS) via the Russian Soyuz spacecraft. The last …

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Soyuz MS-02 launch postponed due to burnt cable

A burnt cable was the cause of postponing the launch of the Soyuz MS-02 manned spacecraft to the International Space Station (ISS) from the Baikonur space center in Kazakhstan, a source in the rocket and space sector said on Thursday. …

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 Roskosmos plans to train first Iranian astronaut

Roskosmos plans to construct a satellite for Iran, Roscosmos General Director Igor Komarov said, adding that the agency is discussing the possible training of an Iranian astronaut for a space mission. “I …

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Putin dissolves Federal Space Agency

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree on dissolving the country's Federal Space Agency due to the creation of the Roscosmos state corporation. The presidential decree was published on Kremlin's official …

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Russia and China explore moon together

The deputy head of Roskosmos Denis Lyskov has said at today's meeting that Russia and China discussed the possibility of creating a joint orbital constellation of remote sensing of the Earth in …

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Aimbetov's flight to ISS to cost Kazakhstan $20 million

The flight of Aydin Aimbetov to the International Space Station (ISS) will cost Kazakhstan $20 million. "$20 million payment has not been paid yet, but it is a definite sum," the press service of Kazkosmos said, informing that …

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