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A computer-generated images recreates the historic launch of the Vostok spacecraft 54 years ago today.


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Progress M-27M rolls out to the launch pad

Progress M-25M undocks from ISS

Spektr-RG postponed until 2017

 

Mars sample-return mission survives budget cuts

Secret Kosmos-2504 pushes target off its orbit

Angara-5V to become Russia's workhorse rocket

 

 

MANNED SPACE FLIGHT

 

"Year in Space" mission lifts off

Soyuz TMA-14M lands successfully

Roskosmos approves ISS split

 

Progress M-26M arrives at ISS

Airlock Module, ShM

Russia works on a new-generation station module

 

MILITARY SPACE

 

EgyptSat-2 fails in orbit

Rockot launches Gonets trio, mystery object

Russia launches military cartographer

 

Garpun problems postpone Proton mission

Olymp makes mysterious moves

Egypt considers second Egyptsat-2?

 

COMMERCIAL AND APPLICATION SPACE

 

Soyuz launches Galileo FOC M2 mission

Dnepr launches KompSat-3A

Proton delivers Ekspress-AM7

 

 

Proton launches Inmarsat-5 F2

Key instrument onboard Meteor-M2 dead?

Resurs-P2 delivers first photos

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

 

Spektr-M observatory takes shape

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

 

ROCKETRY

 

Vostochny: The most futuristic airport ever!

New Soyuz launch system tested

Moment of truth for Vostochny

 

Angara's engine gets a job in the US

Second Angara-5 rocket to fly in 2016

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

 

HISTORY

 

Mystery of Zond-2 mission

Russian space agency's precursor turns 50

Roskosmos faces another restructure

 

 

2014 in space: Achivements and failures

Chelomei at 100: Nuclear UR-700

Energia-M launch vehicle

 

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