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After losing contact with a satellite filled with geckos taking part in an unusual reproductive experiment late last week, Russian space officials have re-established communication with the Photon-M probe.
A Russian telecommunications satellite crashed to the ground on Friday as a result of a launch failure by the country’s Proton-M rocket.
Forty-three years ago today, the former Soviet Union launched the first human into space. Now, on this International Day of Human Spaceflight, which coincides with the anniversary of Yuri Gagarin’s famous leap into space, Russia celebrates...
Despite a recent Proton-M rocket failure, and an order to ground all Proton-based launches while an investigation is under way, one launch will continue as planned later this month.
Russia has suspended all launches of Proton rockets following the July 2 launch failure of a Proton M rocket carrying GLONASS navigation satellites into space.
The Russian space agency, Roscosmos, is facing another setback after it failed to launch a Proton-M rocket into space.
The target date for the first manned spaceflight launch at Russia’s planned Vostochny Cosmodrome will be sometime in 2018, President Vladimir Putin told astronauts on board the International Space Station.
Russia’s space industry has suffered yet another blow after a Zenit-3SL launch vehicle failed to deliver a US telecommunications satellite into orbit last night.
Expedition 34 crew members aboard the International Space Station are busy preparing for the arrival of three new members that will join them later this week.
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