Latest Russian Federal Space Agency Stories

2010-08-27 10:55:00

A vacuum lab that is expected to be added to the International Space Station (ISS) by 2013 would be used to grow crystals that would improve the efficiency of solar cells on the orbital base.

2010-08-16 10:43:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bion Environmental Technologies, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BNET) announced today that Ed Schafer, former Governor of North Dakota and former Secretary of the U.S.

2010-07-20 12:25:00

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said Monday that the country would provide $800 million to help jump start the construction of a new cosmodrome to ease its dependence on a Soviet-era launch site in Kazakhstan.

2010-07-03 00:15:00

An unmanned Russian cargo ship carrying supplies for the International Space Station was forced to abort its docking procedure after a faulty radio link was discovered moments before the ship made contact with the station on Friday.

2010-06-30 12:55:00

The ISS Progress 38 cargo carrier launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Wednesday at 11:35 am EDT.

2010-06-17 11:48:21

According to Russia's Federal Space Agency, cosmonaut Leonid Kizim died on Monday at the age of 68.

2010-06-03 17:13:00

HOUSTON, June 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ever wondered what it would be like to go on a mission to Mars? On June 3, a six-man international crew entered an isolation chamber in Moscow for a simulated 520-day Mars mission conducted by the State Scientific Center of the Russian Federation - Institute for Biomedical Problems (IBMP) of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

2010-06-03 05:50:00

An international team of researchers will commence a virtual trip to Mars on Thursday by sealing themselves up in a windowless capsule at the Moscow Institute of Biomedical Problems (IBMP) for 520 days – the time required for a round trip visit to the red planet.

2010-04-15 11:07:30

ESA’s Technology Transfer Program's booth ‘ESA Space Apps’ at this year’s Hanover Fair will present a number of impressive spin-offs and technology transfers, illustrating the huge untapped potential of advanced space technology for European non-space business.

2010-04-06 15:00:00

WASHINGTON, April 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has signed a $335 million modification to the current International Space Station contract with the Russian Federal Space Agency for crew transportation, rescue and related services in 2013 and 2014.

Word of the Day
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).