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2008-09-25 21:00:28

MOSCOW. Sep 25 (Interfax-AVN) - Three GLONASS-M satellites launched by a Proton-M carrier rocket from the Baikonur space center (Kazakhstan) on Thursday have detached from the DM booster bloc and took up their calculated orbits.

2008-09-23 21:00:11

MOSCOW. Sept 23 (Interfax-AVN) - The Russian Space Agency (Roscosmos) has done its best to prevent another ballistic descent of the cosmonauts returning from the International Space Station in October, Roscosmos chief Anatoly Perminov said at a meeting with the next ISS crew.

2008-09-23 21:00:10

MOSCOW. Sept 23 (Interfax-AVN) - Space tourist Richard Garriott, the son of U.S.

2008-09-23 21:00:10

MOSCOW. Sept 23 (Interfax-AVN) - The new International Space Station (ISS) expedition may have to perform a spacewalk to repair the Soyuz TMA-13 spacecraft, Russian space agency Roscosmos said. "Cosmonauts will certainly come out to inspect the spacecraft.

2008-09-23 18:30:00

Text of report by corporate-owned Russian military news agency Interfax-AVN website Moscow, 23 September: Roskosmos [Russian Federal Space Agency] has done everything possible to prevent the repetition of a ballistic descent of cosmonauts when they return from the International Space Station in October, Roskosmos head Anatoliy Perminov said at a meeting with the next crew that will be heading for the station.

2008-09-20 15:00:36

The Russian space agency will launch 10 carrier rockets at a French facility under a new contract with a French company, officials said Saturday.

2008-09-17 21:00:08

CARACAS. Sept 17 (Interfax) - Russia space technologies will come to Latin American countries, said head of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) Anatoly Perminov, who is a member of the Russian governmental delegation visiting Latin American countries.

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2008-09-17 11:25:00

Russia's space agency chief, Anatoly Perminov, said on Wednesday that Moscow is ready to help Cuba develop its own space center after talks in Caracas with Venezuelan and Cuban officials, Itar-Tass news agency reported.

2008-09-13 06:00:17

Text of report by South African newspaper Mail & Guardian on 12 September [Report by Stefaans Brummer and Nic Dawes: "SA, Russia in R1bn Cold War"] Cancellation of military satellite deal could result in a huge lawsuit in The Hague, write Stefaans Brummer and Nic Dawes The secret is out: Defence Minister Dosiuoa Lekota cancelled the purchase of a military spy satellite from Russia, putting relations between the two countries under strain and potentially creating a R1- billion liability for...


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