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Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Russia will boost its efforts to explore the solar system and seek a bigger share of the market for space launches in the next decade.
A Russian Soyuz spacecraft, carrying two Russians and an American, docked with the International Space Station Wednesday night, just in time to celebrate the anniversary of Yuri Gagarinâ€™s pioneering flight.
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.
A NASA astronaut and two rookie cosmonauts launched successfully aboard a Russian Soyuz rocket on Monday from the Baikonur Cosmodrome.
The Russian Federal Space Agency has adjusted the launch date for the next three residents of the International Space Station to Monday, April 4 (April 5 in Baikonur, Kazakhstan).
A communications issue centered around a faulty transistor has delayed the launch date for a Russian-American crew who plan on rocketing to the International Space Station (ISS).
A Russian Soyuz spacecraft has safely returned Expedition 26 Commander Scott Kelly and Russian Flight Engineers Alexander Kaleri and Oleg Skripochka to Earth following a five-month stay on board the International Space Station.
WASHINGTON, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Expedition 26 Commander Scott Kelly and Russian Flight Engineers Alexander Kaleri and Oleg Skripochka safely landed their Soyuz spacecraft on the Kazakhstan steppe Wednesday, wrapping up a five-month stay aboard the International Space Station.
Inflation has forced NASA officials to sign a revised contract with the Russian Federal Space Agency.
ESA astronaut Paolo Nespoli is now half way into his six-month mission on the International Space Station. Mondayâ€™s handover of command heralds the departure of three crewmembers and the arrival of a new trio in the coming weeks.
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