Roscosmos resumed negotiations with ESA on the launch of the ExoMars mission

Roscosmos again began negotiations with the European Space Agency (ESA) on the launch of the ExoMars mission, but not earlier than 2024. It is reported by TASS with reference to the CEO of the state corporation Dmitry Rogozin. He clarified that the resource of the instruments and the Kazachok landing platform would be enough to […]

Cosmonauts from the ISS congratulated the Russians on the Day of Russia

Roscosmos cosmonauts Oleg Artemiev, Denis Matveev and Sergey Korsakov congratulated the Russians on the Day of Russia from the ISS. The corresponding video was published by Roskosmos. Crew commander Oleg Artemiev said that every year the meaning and significance of this holiday becomes more important and close to the Russians. “Such an attitude towards our […]

Hero of Russia Alexander Skvortsov explained why he left the cosmonaut corps

+ A – In the spring of 2022, two more of his colleagues parted ways with the space profession Three cosmonauts immediately left the space “team” of Russia – the Roscosmos cosmonaut detachment – this spring. These are Alexander Skvortsov, Alexander Misurkin, who made three flights to the International Space Station, and Andrey Babkin, who […]

RSC Energia invented and patented a “lunar excavator”

The Rocket and Space Corporation (RKK) Energia (a division of the State Corporation Roscosmos) has developed a machine designed to remove large stones, cut surface elements, loosen and other work on the Moon. This is stated in the description of the invention to the patent, TASS reports. “The engineering moon machine contains a supporting truss […]

Rogozin: Luna-25 launch date will be determined after testing

The head of the Roscosmos corporation, Dmitry Rogozin, said that the launch date of the Luna-25 automatic station would be determined after testing. It can be appointed both earlier – August 22, and later. The official said this, speaking to reporters at the Museum of Cosmonautics. Tsiolkovsky in Kaluga. “So far, NPO Lavochkin has named […]

Russia is threatening to end cooperation on the space station. Eitan Steve: “There is no tension at the station”

The Russians are threatening to end cooperation with NASA and the European and Japanese space agencies responsible for the day-to-day functioning of the International Space Station. Eitan Steve, the second Israeli in space, who is expected to arrive at the station this coming Thursday, reassures: “Cooperation with the Russians – excellent” International Space Station. Source: […]

Rogozin deleted his Facebook account

The head of Roscosmos, Dmitry Rogozin, has deleted his page from Facebook. This was reported by RIA Novosti. Dmitry Rogozin maintained his account on this social network for several years. Now he has disappeared. Earlier, Meta Platforms spokesman Andy Stone said that in connection with the events in Ukraine, the company temporarily lifted the ban […]

Rogozin commented on the Americans turning off satellite communications in Russia

Roscosmos CEO Dmitry Rogozin reacted to the US shutdown of Globalstar satellite communications in the Russian Federation. The head of the Russian state corporation made a statement on Telegram. According to Rogozin, it is impossible to achieve victories in war and success in civilian life without creating full-fledged orbital communications and surveillance groups. “To believe […]