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Russian film crew to fly to ISS to shoot feature film

The launch vehicle Soyuz-2.1a carrying the Soyuz MS-19 manned spacecraft will be launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome on Tuesday. Roscosmos cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov, as well as actress Yulia Peresild and director Klim Shipenko, who …

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Emergency alarm sounds on ISS

An emergency alarm in the Zvezda module of the ISS’s Russian segment woke up the Russian cosmonauts, the press service of Russia’s space corporation Roscosmos said on Thursday. "An emergency alarm sounded in the …

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Construction of Russian space station will not interfere with  Moscow-Beijing space cooperation between

Russia will withdraw from the International Space Station (ISS) after reaching its planned lifespan in 2024 and is working on a new station to replace it, Russian media reported on Sunday. Chinese observers said that Russia's decision to build its own space station is consistent with its self-reliant principle of developing the aerospace industry but it will not overlook the option to cooperate on China's upcoming space station, as the craft might be the only operational station in orbit that will be open to foreign partners following the retirement of the ISS

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Russia and China ready to build first moon base

Russia and China are to collaborate on the international lunar structure, which was thought up by China - the latest build in the space-race against America, The Sun informs. The purpose of the International Lunar Research Stations (ILRS), is to create a long-term robotic presence on the Moon by the start of the next decade, before eventually establishing a sustained human presence. An Order of the Government of the Russian Federation detailing the scheme was published on February 11, but the "date to sign the above mentioned MoU has not been determined yet and is currently discussed with the Chinese partners"

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Russia and Turkey to cooperate on joint space efforts

The Russian and Turkish authorities intend to establish mutually beneficial full-fledged cooperation in the space industry, the press service of the state corporation Roscosmos reported. "Active work is underway to prepare a …

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What is the difference between Russia's Amur and Musk's Falcon 9

Russia is getting into the reusable rocket game. The nation's space agency, Roscosmos, announced last week that it aims to develop a two-stage rocket called the Amur, whose first stage will return to Earth for vertical, powered landings like those performed by SpaceX's Falcon 9 boosters.

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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.

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Russian doctors arrive to Baikonur (VIDEO)

Russian doctors flew to Kazakhstan's Baikonur to combat the Covid-19 outbreak. The relevant message was published on the Roscosmos website. A charter flight of the state corporation with the combined medical detachment of the …

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