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LAST OF ITS KIND

30 years ago, the USSR launched the Fobos-2, the last interplanetary probe built in the former USSR.


 

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July: A Soyuz-2-1a rocket to launch the Bars-M No. 3 satellite from Plesetsk.

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TOP STORIES

US, Russia cooperate on a near-lunar spacesuit

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EVA


50 years ago:
Mission L1 No. 8L: A deadly accident

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In depth: Moon Race chronology | Soviet lunar program | L1 (Zond) project


NASA works on interior of near-lunar habitat

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D-hab


Gateway partners meet in Houston

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Progress MS-09 lifts off

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In depth: Progress series | Progress-MS | Space launches in 2018 | Soyuz-2 series | Soyuz rocket operations in 2018


Soyuz MS-10 completes radio tests

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In depth: Soyuz home page | Soyuz MS series


Geostationary version of the Tundra early warning satellite to be developed

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In depth: EKS system


Mikhailo Lomonosov runs in trouble in orbit

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In depth: Russia's scientific satellite


Management reshuffle at the Soyuz rocket manufacturer

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In depth: Russian space centers

OneWeb: Proton's last hope?

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Proton-Medium stalls due to lack of funding

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Proton's fight for survival

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In depth: Proton home page

NASA studies extra habitat for the near-lunar station

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Rogozin's stance: Will US-Russian cooperation continue?

UPDATE: June 25

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NASA drafts Logistics Augmentation Module for the near-lunar station

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The 5M flight scenario:
Launch and rendezvous

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In depth: The 5M Mars sample return project


New landing propulsion system for PTK Federatsiya spacecraft

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New escape rocket for the Federatsiya spacecraft

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Soyuz-2 rocket launches the 56th GLONASS mission

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In depth: NEW: Soyuz rocket family in 2018 | GLONASS constellation |
UPDATED:
Soyuz-2 rocket | Plesetsk launch site


Federatsiya to set sail without its key features

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MANNED SPACE FLIGHT

Soyuz MS-09 arrives at ISS

INSIDER CONTENT: Roskosmos conducts negotiations with China

INSIDER CONTENT: Emergency Escape System, SAS, for the Federatsiya spacecraft

Soyuz MS-07 lands successfully in Kazakhstan

INSIDER CONTENT: Landing Solid-propellant Propulsion System, PTDU, for the Federatsiya spacecraft

MILITARY SPACE

Borisov replaces Rogozin as Deputy Prime Minister for defense and space industry

Proton delivers the second Blagovest satellite

Soyuz-2-1v launches a military payload

First Russian milsat launch set for February 28

Final military launch of 2017 postponed

COMMERCIAL AND APPLICATION SPACE

First Arktika satellite gets its key instrument

Rockot launches Sentinel-3B

Angosat-1 declared dead, Angosat-2 promised

S7 Group closes Sea Launch deal but has no rocket to fly

Soyuz rocket successfully launches fourth O3b quartet

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Spektr-RG makes progress toward launch

Luna-Resurs passes major design milestone

Russian lander for ExoMars takes shape

Spektr-RG completes integrated tests

Luna-Glob's stop and go

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ROCKETRY

Russia revives a fly-back booster... 17 years later

Roskosmos to break ground on a new Angara pad in June

Russia fires quadruple salvo of Bulava missiles

INSIDER CONTENT: RD-815: inside story and latest developments

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HISTORY

Rogozin replaces Komarov at the helm of Roskosmos

60 years ago: USSR launches Sputnik-3

Object D at 60: The first Soviet satellite project

50 years ago: L1 No. 7L: A circumlunar mission attempt

50 years ago: The Soyuz pair makes flawless automated docking

RUSSIAN SPACE AS YOU NEVER SEEN IT!

 

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Last update: July 16, 2018