Latest Russian Federal Space Agency Stories

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.

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...

2008-09-05 21:00:17

MOSCOW. Sept 5 (Interfax-AVN) - The orbital grouping of the Russian Global Satellite Navigation System GLONASS will increase to 30 satellites by 2011, said chief of the Russian Space Agency (Roscosmos) Anatoly Perminov.

2008-08-29 21:00:00

Russia will be taking U.S. astronauts to space after the U.S. ends its shuttle missions, deputy chief of the Russian Space Agency (Roskosmos) Viktor Remishevsky told Interfax-AVN on Friday.

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