Latest Anatoly Perminov Stories

2008-09-23 21:00:11

MOSCOW. Sept 23 (Interfax-AVN) - Russia has signed 14 contracts to launch Soyuz-ST space launch vehicle rockets to date, deals worth a total of about $700 million, the head of the Federal Space Agency, Anatoly Perminov, told reporters on Tuesday. (c) 2008 Daily News Bulletin; Moscow - English. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-09-23 21:00:10

MOSCOW. Sept 23 (Interfax-AVN) - Russia would like to have "some civilian tracking stations [in Venezuela] to monitor our civilian space launch vehicles," but the matter was not raised during a recent visit to the Latin American country by Russian space industry officials, head of the Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) Anatoly Perminov said on Tuesday. "So far we only discussed legal relations and began to prepare a treaty on the use of space for civilian purposes," Perminov told reporters....

2008-09-23 21:00:10

MOSCOW. Sept 23 (Interfax-AVN) - Space tourist Richard Garriott, the son of U.S. astronaut Owen Garriott, and Sergei Volkov, the son of Russian cosmonaut Alexander Volkov, will work together on the International Space Station and then will return together to the Earth, Director of the Russian Space Agency (Roscosmos) Anatoly Perminov told journalists. "The history of astronautics has never seen such a thing: two dynasties, two sons of the U.S. and Russian astronauts descending on the same...

2008-09-17 21:00:08

CARACAS. Sept 17 (Interfax) - Russia space technologies will come to Latin American countries, said head of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) Anatoly Perminov, who is a member of the Russian governmental delegation visiting Latin American countries. "We looked into the order of fulfilling agreements reached at a meeting of the Russian-Cuban intergovernmental commission about two months ago at talks with Cuban colleagues. Primarily, this involves the preparation of an agreement on...

2008-09-17 11:25:00

Russia's space agency chief, Anatoly Perminov, said on Wednesday that Moscow is ready to help Cuba develop its own space center after talks in Caracas with Venezuelan and Cuban officials, Itar-Tass news agency reported. Russia is looking to establish better relations with both countries, which are ideological enemies of Washington, including sending Russian strategic bombers on a mission to Venezuela this month. Anatoly was quoted as saying: " We have held preliminary discussions about the...

2008-09-13 06:00:17

Text of report by South African newspaper Mail & Guardian on 12 September [Report by Stefaans Brummer and Nic Dawes: "SA, Russia in R1bn Cold War"] Cancellation of military satellite deal could result in a huge lawsuit in The Hague, write Stefaans Brummer and Nic Dawes The secret is out: Defence Minister Dosiuoa Lekota cancelled the purchase of a military spy satellite from Russia, putting relations between the two countries under strain and potentially creating a R1- billion...

2008-09-05 21:00:17

MOSCOW. Sept 5 (Interfax-AVN) - The orbital grouping of the Russian Global Satellite Navigation System GLONASS will increase to 30 satellites by 2011, said chief of the Russian Space Agency (Roscosmos) Anatoly Perminov. "By 2011 the grouping will have 30 operational spacecraft," he said in an interview published in the Krasnaya Zvezda newspaper on Friday. This quantity will be reached after six satellites are launched into orbit this year and another six next year, Perminov said. "The...

2005-10-18 09:40:00

MOSCOW -- A Russian rocket will take Brazil's first astronaut into space next year for a fee of up to $20 million, the two countries agreed on Tuesday. With the U.S. shuttle fleet grounded, Russian spacecraft bear responsibility for shipping crew and supplies to the International Space Station -- but they can sell spare seats to other nations and space tourists. Former test pilot Marcus Pontes said he would spend about 10 days in space, whereas the two-member Russian-U.S. crew he would fly...

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