Quantcast

Latest Russian Federal Space Agency Stories

bc3f924f55c5ceebd91d79aa867807071
2010-03-20 07:35:00

Russian cosmonaut Alexander Skvortsov displayed a small toy duck on Friday as he and his crewmates prepared for a mission to the International Space Station (ISS) in April.

a6152663b5b60ee78a40f98e70cb9d8a1
2010-03-19 13:45:33

The International Space Station Program has received the 2010 Aviation Week Space Laureate Award.

3ddb2af5d9c148c35279022ee02b85521
2010-03-18 08:05:00

Expedition 22 Commander Jeff Williams and Flight Engineer Max Suraev landed their Soyuz TMA-16 spacecraft on the steppes of Kazakhstan Thursday, wrapping up a five-and-a-half-month stay aboard the International Space Station.

42ccfa5aad979afa3cb88503b56b0532
2010-03-04 12:30:00

As NASA looks toward the retirement of its Shuttle program later this year, Russia announced Wednesday it will halt its space tourism program and concentrate on getting professional crews to the International Space Station once the US space program folds.

2010-03-03 17:19:00

WASHINGTON, March 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's International Space Station Program has won the 2009 Collier Trophy, which is considered the top award in aviation.

792e3340942b507a53778abb67378848
2010-02-05 12:30:00

NASA and its international partners are looking forward to unprecedented scientific opportunities aboard the International Space Station, or ISS.

2010-02-05 11:15:00

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA and its international partners are looking forward to unprecedented scientific opportunities aboard the International Space Station, or ISS.

0c8e7a317d7d5666d1abeb724c7ea3b21
2009-12-30 12:15:00

The head of the Russian space agency said Wednesday that the country is considering sending a spacecraft to a large asteroid to knock it off its path and prevent a possible collision with Earth.

03f7641598fe9d74e74c3aa6183ccaa2
2009-12-01 06:55:00

Expedition 21 Flight Engineer and Soyuz Commander Roman Romanenko, European Space Agency Flight Engineer Frank De Winne and Canadian Space Agency Flight Engineer Robert Thirsk have returned to Earth, landing on the steppes of Kazakhstan in their Soyuz TMA-15 spacecraft.

2009-11-24 14:17:00

HOUSTON, Nov. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Television will air the events surrounding the landing of three International Space Station crew members who will return to Earth Dec. 1. The space travelers have lived and worked aboard the space station for the past six months.


Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
Related