Latest National Space Agency of Ukraine Stories

2011-06-17 07:54:00

KYIV, Ukraine, June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ukraine is going to showcase a new generation passenger regional jet An-158 at the 49th International Paris Air Show Le Bourget on June 20-26, 2011. The key features of the new exhibit include the ability to land on the various types of ground under zero visibility conditions. The main Ukrainian exhibit to participate in the demonstration flights at Le Bourget Air Show will be the An-158 passenger regional jet (previously...

2009-01-30 15:08:01

Russia has launched its first rocket of the year, carrying a research satellite as its payload, a space agency spokesman said Friday. The launch of the Cyclone-3 rocket from the Plesetsk space center in northwest Russia originally was scheduled for Thursday, but was delayed for technical reasons, the Russian news agency RIA Novosti reported. The Coronas-Photon satellite, which will study the sun from near-Earth orbit, is the third of three satellite placed in orbit under Russia's Coronas...

2008-09-24 15:00:12

Text of report in English by Russian state news agency ITAR-TASS Kiev, 24 September: Ukraine and the United States will make the first launch of a new carrier rocket at the end of 2010, the deputy director-general of Ukraine's national space agency, Eduard Kuznetsov, said on Wednesday [24 September]. According to Kuznetsov, the project will be presented at the aerospace show AviaSweet-21 to open outside Kiev on 25 September. "It will be a vehicle for the delivery of cargoes to the...

2008-09-08 21:00:21

MOSCOW. Sept 8 (Interfax-AVN) - The U.S. telecom satellite Galaxy- 19 will be put into orbit on September 23 under the Sea Launch program. "The high-power satellite will service clients in North America, Central America and the Caribbean," the Sea Launch Company website said. The satellite will join the Intelsat cluster. The previous Intelsat satellite was also delivered to orbit by a Zenit-3SL rocket from the Odyssey launch platform. The Galaxy-19 will be the fifth satellite...

2004-11-29 21:00:10

KYIV. Nov 29 (Interfax-Ukraine) - Ukraine and the United States will keep joining forces in space exploration as part of a new international cooperation architecture that NASA is developing as a way of putting a new U.S. space strategy into practice, the Ukrainian National Space Agency said. In the course of a seminar in Washington on November 15-17 arranged by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Ukraine was invited to take an equal part in shaping a new international space...

2004-11-29 18:00:09

Ukraine has been invited to partner the United States in the exploration of space, Interfax-Ukraine news agency said Monday. Ukraine and the United States will extend their cooperation in space exploration as part of a new international partnership program that America's National Aeronautics and Space Administration is developing as a way of putting a new U.S. space strategy into practice, the Ukrainian National Space Agency said according to the Interfax-Ukraine report. In the course of...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.