Dmitry Rogozin

Russia to pull out of International Space Station in 2025

Russia’s decision to abandon the ISS within four years also comes as Moscow looks instead to China as a partner for its future space ambitions. Dmitry Rogozin, head of Roscosmos, the Russian space agency, said abandoning its section of the …

Aide to Roscosmos CEO detained on treason charges

Ivan Safronov, Russia’s Roscosmos CEO advisor on informational policy was arrested Tuesday over suspicion of treason, the state corporation said, adding that Safronov’s apprehension is not connected to his current occupation.

Russia to carry out about 50 space launches in 2020

In 2020, the state-owned corporation Roscosmos plans to carry out about 50 space launches. This year, Russia conducted 25 space launches: 13 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome, 8 from Plesetsk, one from Vostochny and three from Kourou. …

Roscosmos postpones ExoMars-2020 mission after failed tests

The launch of the joint Russian-European ExoMars-2020 astrobiology mission, aimed at searching for evidence of life on Mars, had been postponed after the recent failure of tests of the parachutes needed for the landing, Russian State Space …