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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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LATEST NEWS, UPDATES

 

Roskosmos approves ISS split

Vostochny: The most futuristic airport ever!

Progress M-26M arrives at ISS

 

Garpun problems postpone Proton mission

Olymp makes mysterious moves

Airlock Module, ShM

 

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

 

Egypt considers second Egyptsat-2?

Russia builds giant satellite antenna

South Africa wants more Kondors?

 

Kosmos-2499 continues its maneuvers

Lotos-S enters orbit

Soyuz delivers seventh Meridian satellite

 

COMMERCIAL AND APPLICATION SPACE

 

Proton launches Inmarsat-5 F2

Key instrument onboard Meteor-M2 dead?

Resurs-P2 delivers first photos

 

 

Proton launches Astra-2G

Soyuz delivers O3b satellites from Kourou

Ekspress-AM6 reaches 24-hour orbit

 

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

 

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

Angara's flight plan

 

HISTORY

 

Roskosmos faces another restructure

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

 

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