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Russia said on Thursday that it has lost track of a $265-million telecommunications satellite.
On Friday, Russia replaced Anatoly Perminov, the head of its space agency, after being reprimanded over a failed satellite launch in December.
Anatoly Perminov, the head of Roscosmos, Russiaâ€™s space agency, has announced he will be stepping down as he has reached the mandatory retirement age of 65 allowed for state officials.
Three members of the International Space Station (ISS) crew set to depart for a return trip to Earth on Friday will be forced to wait another day due to issues encountered while trying to undock.
The head of the Russian space agency said Wednesday that the country is considering sending a spacecraft to a large asteroid to knock it off its path and prevent a possible collision with Earth.
The head of the Russian Federal Space Agency this week announced plans to develop a nuclear spacecraft that would carry man to Mars.
Officials with Russiaâ€™s space program said Saturday that a number of safety improvements have been made for spacecrafts returning to Earth from the International Space Station (ISS).
Plans to add crew members to the International Space Station might be delayed, the head of the Russian space agency Roscosmos said Saturday. RIA Novosti reported the space agency is considering a boost the number of astronauts on the space station from three to six in 2009.
MOSCOW. Sept 30 (Interfax-AVN) - South Korea has yet to decide on the date of the launching its second astronaut to space with Russia's assistance, South Korean President Lee Myung-bak told journalists on Tuesday.
MOSCOW. Sept 23 (Interfax-AVN) - The Russian Space Agency (Roscosmos) has done its best to prevent another ballistic descent of the cosmonauts returning from the International Space Station in October, Roscosmos chief Anatoly Perminov said at a meeting with the next ISS crew.
- A volcanic mudflow.