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separation

ROCKETCAM CIRCA 1964!

A rare "rocketcam" footage emerges showing separation of the third stage during the launch of the Voskhod spacecraft in 1964.


 

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Roskosmos to continue Spektr-R recovery attempts

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Assembly of Angara's new launch tower begins

Tower

In depth: Vostochny spaceport | Angara home page | Angara pad in Vostochny | Angara pad in Vostochny in 2018


Roskosmos considers contributing cargo ship for cis-lunar station

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Roskosmos charts roadmap
to super-heavy rocket

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Russian government details space budget, as severe cuts rumored

Putin


The Don super rocket - the ultimate goal of the Russian space program

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Don


Nauka targeted for mid-2020 launch

assembly


Spektr-RG enters final stretch

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First look at
the Soyuz-7/Volga rocket concept

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Soyuz-7


Sevastyanov back at the helm of
RKK Energia... and what it means

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sevastyanov


Roskosmos looks at aerobraking lunar transport

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Ryvok


Progress MS-09 completes its mission

orbit

In depth:
Progress cargo ship family | Progress MS series | ISS home page | Russian ISS segment


Angara suffers another setback in Vostochny

2016


50 years ago:
L1 No. 13L launch

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Federatsiya faces new delays

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50 years ago:
Soyuz-4 and -5 fly a joint mission

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Russian space leaders to discuss cooperation with US on the Moon

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Korvet


Blagovest-13L to move toward its testing orbital position

Blagovest

In depth:
Blagovest constellation | Russian military satellites | Proton operations in 2018

MANNED SPACE FLIGHT

INSIDER CONTENT: Canada to contribute a new-generation robotic arm for the cis-lunar station

INSIDER CONTENT: First details on descent vehicles for human lunar expeditions emerge

Tumultuous mission of Soyuz MS-09 ends successfully

Cosmonauts complete risky spacewalk

Russian cosmonauts prepare for a spacewalk in search of Soyuz hole evidence

MILITARY SPACE

Proton launches third Blagovest satellite

Russian military launches a fresh satellite cluster

Soyuz-2 rocket completes the 57th GLONASS mission

Soyuz rocket family resumed flights after accident

Geostationary version of the Tundra early warning satellite to be developed

COMMERCIAL AND APPLICATION SPACE

Soyuz rocket launches a 28-satellite cluster

Russian rocket delivers European spy satellite

Hardware tests delay Proton's next commercial flight

Soyuz rocket delivers MetOp-C

First Arktika to be postponed until 2020

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Spektr-RG service module completes vacuum tests

Mikhailo Lomonosov runs in trouble in orbit

Spektr-RG makes progress toward launch

Luna-Resurs passes major design milestone

Russian lander for ExoMars takes shape

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ROCKETRY

INSIDER CONTENT: Dilemmas still facing the Russian super-rocket program

INSIDER CONTENT: Ukraine helps South Korea to develop indigenous space rocket

Potential troubles loom for Angara pad

INSIDER CONTENT: Super-heavy rocket: Variant 3

INSIDER CONTENT: Russia's latest super-rocket design detailed

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HISTORY

Russian space program and rocket development in 2018

20 years ago: The first element of the International Space Station lifts off

50 years ago: Zond-6: Racing Apollo-8

50 years ago: Soyuz-3 mission

Putin reshuffles Roskosmos' "Overseeing Council"

RUSSIAN SPACE AS YOU NEVER SEEN IT!

 

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Last update: February 15, 2019