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Luna-1

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February 19: A Soyuz-2 (ST-B) rocket to launch a OneWeb Pilot Internet communications satellite from the ELS complex in Kourou, French Guiana.

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TOP STORIES

50 years ago:
L1 No. 13L launch

rollout


Federatsiya faces new delays

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PTK


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

Kosmos-212


Russia's Spektr-R orbital telescope stops observations

INSIDER CONTENT

tsup


Russian space leaders to discuss cooperation with US on the Moon

INSIDER CONTENT

Korvet


Blagovest-13L to move toward its testing orbital position

Blagovest

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


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

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redocking


Russian space program and
rocket development in 2018

launch

In depth: Soyuz rocket in 2018 |
Russian launch vehicle strategy in 2018
(INSIDER CONTENT)


Soyuz rocket launches
a 28-satellite cluster

flight

In depth: Vostochny home page | Soyuz-2 series | Kanopus series


Dilemmas still facing
the Russian super-rocket program

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Superheavy


First details on descent vehicles for human lunar expeditions emerge

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Lockheed


Proton launches third Blagovest satellite

Blagovest

In depth: Blagovest constellation | Proton rocket | Proton operations in 2018 | Briz-M upper stage | Ekspress-2000 platform


Tumultuous mission of Soyuz MS-09 ends successfully

undock

In depth: How Soyuz lands | ISS home page | Russian ISS segment


Russian rocket delivers
European spy satellite

flight

In depth: Soyuz-2 series | Kourou launch site | Soyuz rocket missions in 2018


Ukraine helps South Korea to develop indigenous space rocket

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tlv


Potential troubles loom for Angara pad

pad

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


Cosmonauts complete risky spacewalk

VKD

Related pages: Russian ISS Segment | Soyuz MS-09 mission | Soyuz hole mystery | Controversy around VKD-45a decision (INSIDER CONTENT)


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

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MANNED SPACE FLIGHT

INSIDER CONTENT: New funding program planned for lunar exploration

Soyuz resumes crew flights after launch failure, arrives at ISS

INSIDER CONTENT: Cis-lunar team works on improved rendezvous systems

INSIDER CONTENT: Russian design to be adopted for airlock architecture

Progress MS-10 arrives at ISS

MILITARY SPACE

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

Soyuz-2 rocket launches the 56th GLONASS mission

COMMERCIAL AND APPLICATION SPACE

Hardware tests delay Proton's next commercial flight

Soyuz rocket delivers MetOp-C

First Arktika to be postponed until 2020

Elektro-L No. 3 aims for launch in 2019

First Arktika satellite gets its key instrument

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: Super-heavy rocket: Variant 3

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

INSIDER CONTENT: Roskosmos favors new architecture for super rocket

INSIDER CONTENT: Soyuz-5 to be renamed Irtysh

S7 Space claims progress in Zenit production, possibly mulls cooperation on Tsyklon-4M

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HISTORY

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"

50 years ago: Zond-5: A prototype of the Soviet crew capsule loops behind the Moon

RUSSIAN SPACE AS YOU NEVER SEEN IT!

 

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Last update: January 21, 2019