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MARS MYSTERY

50 years ago, on Nov. 30, 1964, the USSR announced the launch of the Zond-2 spacecraft toward Mars, which would chase a pair of NASA's Mariner probes heading to the Red Planet for the first time.


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Feb. 1: A Proton rocket to launch Inmarsat-5 F2 satellite from Baikonur.

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LATEST NEWS, UPDATES

 

Russia builds giant satellite antenna

South Africa wants more Kondors?

Angara's engine gets a job in the US

 

 

Roskosmos faces another restructure

Key instrument onboard Meteor-M2 dead?

Second Angara-5 rocket to fly in 2016

MANNED SPACE FLIGHT

 

False alarm triggers evacuation of US ISS segment

Russia works on a new-generation station module

Russia's post-ISS space station

 

Russia's next-generation spacecraft faces new delays

Mission of Soyuz TMA-15M

How Soyuz rides into orbit

 

MILITARY SPACE

 

Kosmos-2499 continues its maneuvers

Lotos-S enters orbit

Kondor-E enters orbit

 

 

Soyuz delivers seventh Meridian satellite

Russia to orbit South-Africa's first spy satellite Kondor-E

Proton successfully returns to flight with Olymp satellite

 

COMMERCIAL AND APPLICATION SPACE

 

Resurs-P2 delivers first photos

Resurs-P2 maneuvers to an operational orbit

Proton launches Astra-2G

 

 

Soyuz delivers O3b satellites from Kourou

Ekspress-AM6 reaches 24-hour orbit

GLONASS-K No. 12 enters orbit

 

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

 

Relek goes out of order

Roskosmos jump-starts Strannik development

ESA narrows down the ExoMars landing site choices

 

 

Foton-M4 lands, geckos lost

Russia might add another orbiter to its fleet of lunar probes

Russia initiates work on solar sail

 

ROCKETRY

 

Vostochny makes progress in 2014

Angara-5 takes to the sky: Post-flight report

Angara's flight plan

 

Yars flies from Plesetsk

Proton prepares for a very busy 2015

Bulava flies test mission

 

HISTORY

 

2014 in space: Achivements and failures

Chelomei at 100: Nuclear UR-700

Energia-M launch vehicle

 

 

Space program's biggest explosion: N1-5L

Chelomei at 100: LK project

Ramjet rocket turns 75

 

 

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