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2014 July 28: New page: RD-0120 engine

2014 July 24: Update: First flight of the Angara-5 rocket (A computer-generated cross section of the Angara-5/Briz-M configuration)

2014 July 18: New page: Foton-M4 mission

2014 July 17: Update: Inflatable module (info, images)

2014 July 15: New page: Angara-5

2014 July 11: New page: First flight of the Angara-5 rocket

2014 July 7: New page: Meteor-M No. 2

2014 July 3: New page: The second launch of the N1 rocket

2014 June 30: New page: LK/LK-1 project

2014 June 26: Update: Angara home page

2014 June 23: New page: Angara is born in the wreckage of USSR

2014 June 19: New pages: First mission of Angara rocket; The 20th launch of the Dnepr rocket

2014 June 17: New pages: URM-1 and URM-2 rocket modules of the Angara family

2014 May 28: New page: Soyuz TMA-13M (Expedition 40/41)

2014 May 19: New page: VR-3 rocket

2014 May 16: New page: Failed Proton mission to deliver Ekspress-AM4R satellite

2014 April 27: New page: Luch-5v, KazSat-3 launch: Russia to complete its space relay network, deliver Kazakh comsat

2014 April 20: Update: Spektr-RG -- project status report for 2013, 2014, history, technical details, info

2014 April 18: Update: NIP-16 in Yevpatoria -- a photo-essay from the location

2014 April 15: New page: Egyptsat-2

2014 April 8: New page: Second stage of the Soyuz rocket

2014 April 7: New page: First stage of the Soyuz rocket

2014 April 6: New page, Angara-1: Angara-1 to inaugurate new rocket family

2014 April 2: New page, Sentinel-1A: Soyuz launches European radarsat

2014 April 2: New section: 3MV project:

2014 March 25: New page: Soyuz TMA-12M (Expedition 39/40)

2014 March 24: New page, NIP-16 ground station: Crimean space connection

2014 March 16: New page: Proton delivers a pair of Ekspress satellites

2014 March 4: New page: ExoMars to pave the way for soil sample return (Expedition-M project)

2014 Feb. 21: New page: First launch of the N1 rocket

2014 Feb. 20: New page: Proton missions in 2014

2014 Feb. 16: New page: Hot breath of Kholod

2014 Feb. 5: New page: Proton launch with Turksat-4A satellite

2014 Feb. 5: New pages: Mission of Progress M-22M; Soyuz rocket missions in 2014

2014 Feb. 3: New page, NEM-1: Russia works on a new-generation space module

2014 Jan. 29: New page, Vehicle 212: Cruise missile is born in the midst of "Great terror"

2014 Jan. 27: New page, Vostochny: Construction in Vostochny to enter critical phase in 2014

2014 Jan. 20: New page, Vostochny: Vostochny turns from clay to stone in 2013

2014 Jan. 14: Update: info, imagery: Persona reconnaissance satellite

2014 Jan. 8: Update, Soyuz-2-3 launch vehicle: Triumph of Soyuz-2-1v opens door to future launchers

2014 Jan. 2: New page, Luna 1: USSR launches the first artificial planet


2013 Dec. 31: Update (Laplas-P mission): Russia funds a proposal to land on Jupiter's moon Ganymede;

2013 Dec. 26: New page: Proton launches Ekspress-AM5 communications satellite;

2013 Dec. 21: New page: Soyuz-2-1v to fly its maiden mission;

2013 Dec. 19: New page: Russia plans star-mapping satellite;

2013 Dec. 18: New section: Visual history of astronomical tools;

2013 Dec. 17: New page: Soyuz rocket succesfully launches Gaia satellite;

2013 Dec. 8: New page: Proton launches Inmarsat-5 F1 satellite;

2013 Nov. 22: New page: Rockot successfully launches Swarm satellites;

2013 Nov. 21: New page: The 19th mission of the Dnepr booster to deliver DubaiSat and other satellites;

2013 Nov. 17: New page: Strizh rescue suit for Buran pilots;

2013 Nov. 11: New page: Birth of Proton: The iconic rocket that almost wasn't;

2013 Nov. 5: New page: Mission of the Soyuz TMA-11M spacecraft to the ISS;

2013 Nov. 3: New page: Anapa asteroid-orbiting mission;

2013 Oct. 29: New page: Arktika satellite network;

2013 Oct. 19: New page: Proton mission to launch Sirius FM-6 satellite;

2013 Oct. 17: New page: Space developments in 2023;

2013 Oct. 16: New page: Russian unmanned planetary exploration program in 2013;

2013 Oct. 14: New page: Kaskad launcher family proposal;

2013 Oct. 9: New page: Mayak launcher;

2013 Oct. 5: New page: PTK NP flight test program; Updates: PTK NP spacecraft home page, Launch vehicle development in 2010s: Info, imagery;

2013 Oct. 3: New page: Angara-5P;

2013 Oct. 1: New page: Russian manned space program strategy in 2010s;

2013 Sept. 29: Updated and expanded: A virtual guide to the Proton rocket (Home page);

2013 Sept. 27: New page: A Proton mission to launch Astra-2E satellite;

2013 Sept. 23: New page: Soyuz TMA-10M mission;

2013 Sept. 19: New page: MAKS 2013 air and space show photo archive;

2013 Sept. 16: New page: RKK Energia's proposal for a super heavy-lifting launcher;

2013 Sept. 10: New page: Test flight of Russia's next-generation spacecraft around the Moon;

2013 Sept. 9: New page: Orlan MKS spacesuit;

2013 Sept. 4: New page: Cheget cosmonaut chair;

2013 Aug. 31: New page: Zenit launch with AMOS-4 satellite: info, imagery;

2013 Aug. 30: Update: PTK NP's landing gear: Info, imagery;

2013 Aug. 29: Update: Descent module of PTK NP spacecraft: Info, imagery on the toilet system;

2013 Aug. 28: Update: PTK NP development in 2013: Info, imagery from MAKS-2013 air and space show;

2013 Aug. 21: Update: ExoMars 2018: info, imagery;

2013 Aug. 15: New page: Inflatable space structures;

2013 July 30: New page: Super-heavy launchers proposed by TsSKB Progress;

2013 July 27: New page: Progress M-20M mission;

2013 July 11: New page: Mars-69 missions;

2013 July 8: New pages, content split: Proton launch facilities in Baikonur:

2013 July 4: New page: RD-253/RD-275 engines for the Proton's first stage;

2013 July 1: New page: An ill-fated Proton launch with a GLONASS satellite trio;

2013 July 1: Content split, new page: GLONASS network section home; GLONASS satellite missions;

2013 June 28: New page: Raduga-1M/Globus-1M military communications satellite; Update: Luna-Glob orbiter (a.k.a. Luna-26): info, imagery;

2013 June 27: New page: Launch facilities in Baikonur for the UR-100 family of rockets;

2013 June 25: Update: Obzor-R: info, imagery;

2013 June 24: Update: PTK NP development in 2013, Descent Module of PTK NP: info, imagery from Le Bourget;

2013 June 23: Update: Soyuz-5 rocket: info, imagery;

2013 June 21: New page: A Soyuz mission to launch O3b satellites;

2013 June 16: New page: Soyuz-5 rocket;

2013 June 12: New section: Missions of Vostok-5 and Vostok-6;

2013 June 5: New page: Preparations for the first launch of the Angara rocket;

2013 June 2: New page: A Proton mission delivering SES-6 satellite;

2013 May 30: New page: Treadmill system on the Service Module of the ISS;

2013 May 28: New page: Soyuz TMA-09M;

2013 May 18: New page: Landing of Bion M No. 1 spacecraft;

2013 May 15: New page: Russian policy in the development of launch vehicles;

2013 May 15: Update: PTK NP landing gear: imagery; Update: PTK NP development in 2013: info, imagery;

2013 May 15: New page: Sputnik-3 launch;

2013 May 14: New page: Proton mission to deliver Eutelsat-3D satellite; Troubled docking of Progress-M19M;

2013 May 13: New page: Plans for military uses of the N1 Moon rocket;

2013 May 5: New page: PTK NP spacecraft development in 2013;

2013 April 25: New page: Landing gear of PTK-NP spacecraft;

2013 April 23: New page: Bion-M No. 1 mission;

2013 April 22: New page: Vozvrat-MKA;

2013 April 18: New page: Bion project home page;

2013 April 15: New page: Proton mission to launch Anik G1 satellite;

2013 April 11: New page: Mars-3's likely landing site;

2013 April 10: New page: Angara launch facility in Vostochny;

2013 April 7: New page: Luna-Glob mission status in 2013;

2013 March 28: New page: Soyuz TMA-08M;

2013 March 26: New page: Proton mission to launch SatMex-8 satellite;

2013 March 20: New page: Book review: Russia's Future in Space, The Untold Story;

2013 March 10: New page: Mars sample return;

2013 March 6: Update: Crew module of the PTK NP spacecraft; (A series of renderings showing evolution of the crew module design from 2010 till today);

2013 Feb. 22: New page: Kondor remote-sensing satellite; update: Russian optical and laser tracking network (Info);

2013 Feb. 20: Update: PTK NP spacecraft development in 2012 (Info on the PTK NP emergency escape trajectory, flight test program, etc); Descent module, VA of the PTK NP spacecraft (Info);

2013 Feb. 18: New page: Crew module of the PTK NP spacecraft;

2013 Feb. 11: New page: Soyuz rocket launches in 2013;

2013 Feb. 4: New page: RD-170/171 engine;

2013 Jan. 31: New pages, virtual model, imagery, content split: Zenit launch vehicle;

2013 Jan. 30: Update: South-Korean Launch Vehicle, KSLV-1: A virtual model of the rocket, photos, info;

2013 Jan. 29: New page: Laser tracking facilities;

2013 Jan. 27: New page: Laplas mission to Jupiter and its moons;

2013 Jan. 23: New page: Bion biological research satellite;

2013 Jan. 20: New page: DALS instrument package from the L3 project;

2013 Jan. 18: New page: Hypersonic vehicles;

2013 Jan. 16: New page: Proton missions in 2013;

2013 Jan. 15: New page: Rodnik military communications satellite;

2013 Jan. 13: New page: Processing area in Vostochny;

2013 Jan. 9: New page: Yenisei-5 launch vehicle;

2013 Jan. 7: New page: Spektr-M orbital observatory; Update: PTK NP spacecraft development in 2012: info, imagery;

2013 Jan. 2: Content split, new pages and updates: Soyuz-2-1v home page;


2012 Dec. 26: New page: Spektr-UF;

2012 Dec. 18: New pages: Obzor-O; Obzor-R, Soyuz TMA-07M;

2012 Dec. 17: Updates: Araks and Persona projects (info, imagery);

2012 Dec. 14: New page: Proton launch with Yamal-402 satellite;

2012 Dec. 4: Update: PTK NP spacecraft development in 2012 (interactive graphic; artist renderings, info);

2012 Nov. 30: Update: Sodruzhestvo launch vehicle (interactive graphic of manned lunar version; artist renderings);

2012 Nov. 29: New page: Intergelio-Zond mission;

2012 Nov. 26: New pages: Persona; Resurs-P;

2012 Nov. 13: New pages: Plesetsk launch sites for Soyuz rockets;

2012 Nov. 10: New pages: Luna-Resurs lander;

2012 Nov. 9: New pages: Luna-Glob lander and Luna-Glob orbiter; Updated: Russian unmanned lunar program as of 2012;

2012 Nov. 7: Update: Karat (MKA-FKI) platform and new pages on its derivatives:

2012 Nov. 3: Update: Laika's launch on Sputnik-2: Info, imagery;

2012 Oct. 29: New page: Soyuz launch complex in Vostochny;

2012 Oct. 25: New page: Sodruzhestvo heavy-lifting launcher; Korean Satellite Launch Vehicle, KSLV-1;

2012 Oct. 23: Content split: Soyuz launch vehicle family; Soyuz rocket missions in 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012;

2012 Oct. 22: New pages: Cuban missile crisis; Soyuz TMA-06M;

2012 Oct. 15: New page: Space flight to Langrangian points;

2012 Oct. 3: Update: Origin of the Sputnik project, Object-D (Sputnik-3) project; Design of a simplest satellite (Sputnik-1); Preparing for launch; Launch of Sputnik-1; Aftermath of Sputnik: Info, imagery;

2012 Sept. 30: Update: Status of the PTK NP project during 2012: Artist redering of the PTK spacecraft and the Earth departure stage in lunar orbit;

2012 Sept. 24: New page: Status of the PTK NP project during 2012; Update: MLM (FGB-2) module: info, rendering, photography;

2012 Sept. 17: New page: MetOp weather-forecasting satellites;

2012 Sept. 5: New pages: Space exploration in 2021; Space exploration in 2022;

2012 Aug. 15: New page: SKA radar satellite;

2012 Aug. 11: New page: Vostok-3 and Vostok-4 dual mission;

2012 Aug. 10: New page: Ekspress-1000N;

2012 Aug. 9: New page: Failed Proton mission with Telkom-3 and Ekspress-MD2 satellites;

2012 Aug. 7: New page: Ekspress-MD2;

2012 Aug. 5: New page: ExoMars 2018;

2012 July 28: New page: Strela military communications satellite; Yubileiny remote-sensing satellite; Rockot launch facility in Plesetsk;

2012 July 20: New page: Kanopus-V; Karat; Update: BelKA;

2012 July 14: New page: Soyuz TMA-05M; Update: Phobos-Grunt-2; Lunar plans in 2012;

2012 July 8: New page: Briz upper stage;

2012 May 14: New page: Docking systems;

2012 April 27: New page: The last flight of Space Shuttle Enterprise photo essay;

2012 April 23: New page: Mission to Apophis;

2012 April 9: New page: Mercury-P;

2012 April 6: New page: Mars-NET;

2012 April 5: New page: Phobos-Grunt-2;

2012 April 4: New page: Plans for unmanned missions to the Moon as of 2012;

2012 Feb. 14: New page: Proton missions in 2012;

2012 Feb. 12: New page: Vega launch vehicle;

2012 Jan. 30: New page: Aftermath of the Phobos-Grunt mission; Soyuz TMA-04M mission;

2012 Jan. 15: New page: Mars-96;


2011 Dec. 28: New page: Globalstar-2 missions;

2011 Dec. 24: New page: Meridian No. 5 launch failure;

2011 Dec. 23: New page: RD-0124 engine;

2011 Dec. 21: New page: Kosmos-482 (Venera-72 No. 671);

2011 Dec. 20: New page: Soyuz TMA-03M;

2011 Dec. 14: New page: Boris Chertok;

2011 Dec. 11: New page: Luch relay satellites;

2011 Dec. 10: New page: Phobos-Grunt reentry; Luch-5A relay satellite;

2011 Nov. 27: New page: Russian space industry in 2010s;

2011 Nov. 22: New page: ExoMars 2016, Zenit's second stage;

2011 Nov. 13: New page: Command and control challenges in the Phobos-Grunt mission;

2011 Nov. 8: New page: Launch of the Phobos-Grunt spacecraft;

2011 Nov. 7: New page: Phobos (Fobos) misisons;

2011 Nov. 7: New page: Origin of the Phobos-Grunt mission;

2011 Oct. 30: Update: Naryad killer satellite system: info, imagery;

2011 Oct. 20: New page: Galileo satellite;

2011 Oct. 18: New page: Anatomy of the Soyuz launch facility in Kourou, French Guiana;

2011 Sept. 21: New page: Garpun military data relay satellite;

2011 Sept. 20: New page: Ekspress-AM4 communications satellite;

2011 Aug. 28: New page: RD-0110 engine; Stage III of the Soyuz rocket;

2011 Aug. 25: New page: Progress M-12M launch failure;

2011 Aug. 22: New page: MAKS-2011 photo report;

2011 Aug. 12: New page: Sich-2 satellite;

2011 Aug. 6: New page: Gherman Titov's mission onboard Vostok-2;

2011 Aug. 1: Update: Spektr-R orbital mission; Spektr-R mission scenario; Spektr-R design: info, imagery;

2011 July 22: New page: Spektr-R orbital mission;

2011 July 7: New page: Rheinbote missile;

2011 June 30: New page: PTK NP project development during 2011;

2011 June 21: New page: Paris Air and Space Show in Le Bourget;

2011 June 13: New page: Phobos-Grunt development during 2011;

2011 June 13: Update: Luna-Resurs; Luna-Resurs landing; Luna-Glob: info, imagery on the latest architecture and flight scenarios;

2011 June 8: New page: Spektr-R home page;

2011 June 7: New page: Soyuz TMA-02M;

2011 May 20: New page: Proton operations in 2011;

2011 May 7: New page: Design of the Phobos-Grunt spacecraft;

2011 May 6: Update: RT-1 ballistic missile: info, imagery;

2011 April 26-27: New page: Excalibur-Almaz;

2011 April 18: New page: Russian space industry in 2000s;

New page: Russian space program during 2010s;

2011 April 13: Update: Block D space tug: info, photography, artist rendering; Origin of the Vostok spacecraft: info, imagery;

2011 April 11: New page: The Vostok launch vehicle;

2011 April 10: Update and restructuring: Gagarin's flight onboard Vostok;

2011 April 4: New page: Soyuz TMA-21;

2011 March 11: Update: Soyuz habitation module, RT-1 ballistic missile: info, imagery;

2011 March 10: Update: LK lunar lander: info, imagery;

2011 Feb. 25: New page: GLONASS-K;

2011 Feb. 1: New page: Geo-IK-2, Musson (Geo-IK) and Sfera geodetic satellites;

2011 Jan. 19: New page: Elektro-L weather satellite; Navigator spacecraft bus; Update: Fregat upper stage;


2010 Dec. 21: Update: Luna-Glob mission scenario: details, imagery;

2010 Dec. 15: New page: Venera-7;

2010 Dec. 13: New page: Soyuz TMA-20;

2010 Dec. 8: Content split: Proton home page; Proton missions in 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010;

2010 Nov. 19: New page: Luna-Resurs landing;

2010 Nov. 17: New page: Phobos-Grunt mission scenario;

2010 Nov. 12: Update: Habitation module of the Soyuz spacecraft: info, imagery;

2010 Nov. 7: Update: PTK NP development in 2010: imagery - rendering of the expendable cargo-delivery vehicle;

2010 Nov. 2: New page: PTK-Z spacecraft;

2010 Oct. 26: New page: Secret German rocket development site in Lehesten;

2010 Oct. 25: Updated: Rus-M technical project, Vostochny facilities; info, imagery;

2010 Oct. 17: Updated: Landing system of the PTK NP spacecraft, OPSEK, PTK NP mods: info, visualization imagery;

2010 Oct. 11: Updated: Luna-Glob/Luna-Resurs: Mission status/science payload info; an image of the latest design for orbiters;

2010 Oct. 10: New page: Bulava submarine-based ballistic missile;

2010 Oct. 6: New page: Soyuz TMA-M series; Soyuz TMA-01M mission;

2010 Oct. 1: New page: US-K/Oko early warning satellites;

2010 Oct. 1: New page: Molniya rocket;

2010 Sept. 28: New page: International Astronautical Congress 2010;

2010 Sept. 8: New page: Gonets/Strela;

2010 Sept. 6: Updated: Unmanned missions to the Moon: info;

2010 Aug. 12: New page: Luna-Glob;

2010 Aug. 8: New page: BOR scaled prototypes of Buran;

2010 Aug. 4: New page: Angara launch complex in Plesetsk;

2010 Aug. 2: New page: Buran BTS-002/OK GLI flight test vehicle;

2010 July 31: New page: Dvina electrically propelled space tug;

2010 July 21-22: Update: PTK NP development in 2010: info, imagery;

2010 July 21: New page: Space at Farnborough 2010;

2010 July 17: New page: Missions to small bodies in the Solar System;

2010 July 7: Update: Soyuz-1 launcher: info, imagery;

2010 June 22: New page: Luna-24;

2010 June 21: New page: Spektr-RG;

2010 June 18: New page: NK-33 engine;

2010 June 17: New page: Phobos-Grunt development during 2010;

2010 June 15: New page: Soyuz TMA-19;

2010 May 26: Update: Phobos-Grunt preparation: soil sampler info, hardware images;

2010 May 14: New page: MIM1 Rassvet module of the ISS;

2010 May 2: New page: Space exploration in 2016;

2010 April 27: New page: Parus;

2010 April 16: New page: Kobalt-M;

2010 April 2: New page: Soyuz TMA-18;

2010 March 10: Update: Phobos-Grunt preparation: soil sampler replacement, test prototype images;

2010 Feb. 28: Update: IS, Naryad anti-satellite systems: info, imagery;

2010 Feb. 2: New page: Op-ed on the end of the Constellation program;

2010 Jan. 26: New page: PTK NP project during 2010;

2010 Jan. 20: New page: Node Module for the ISS;

2010 Jan. 12: New page: Progress-Centaur combination for cargo supply to the lunar orbit;

2010 Jan. 4-5: Update: Space exploration in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013: info, imagery;

2010 Jan. 1: New page: Space exploration in 2015;


2009 Dec. 25: Update: Space exploration in 2009;

2009 Dec. 20: New page: Soyuz TMA-17; update: Enterprise/MIM-1: US post-arrival images;

2009 Dec. 18: New page: NITs RKP space center, a.k.a. Zagorsk, Sergiev Posad, Peresvet;

2009 Dec. 15-17: Update: GLONASS network: info, imagery;

2009 Dec. 10: New page: Liana/Lotos/Pion ELINT network;

2009 Nov. 9: Update: ISS docking compartment/Mini-rsearch module: interactive graphic, info, photos;

2009 Oct. 30: Update: Site 254 in Baikonur: info, photos;

2009 Oct. 24: Update: Phobos-Grunt preparation: mission status, test prototype image;

2009 Oct. 20: New page: Astronomy: a prequel to space flight;

2009 Oct. 7: New page: Venera-D;

2009 Sept. 28: Update: Site-250/Baiterek complex: info, imagery;

2009 Sept. 17: New page: Meteor meteorological satellite;

2009 Sept. 10: New page: Soyuz-1 rocket;

2009 Sept. 6: Update: Rus-M rocket: an artist rendering of the Rus-M launch with the PTK NP spacecraft;

2009 Sept. 2: Update: PPTS spacecraft: artwork reflecting data from MAKS-2009 - thermal protection tiles, laser-guided rendezvous system, aerodynamic flaps, rotating solar arrays, reconfigured sensors, antennas, propulsion and attitude control systems, an external umbilical from crew module to service module, reshaped forward thruster gondola on the crew module;

2009 Aug. 26: Update: Rus-M rocket: artist rendering of the Rus-M family based on official info from MAKS-2009; Phobos-Grunt: info, MAKS-2009 scale models imagery of the spacecraft, Chinese microsatellite;

2009 Aug. 25: Update: Angara rocket: Korean launch vehicle, KSLV, info;

2009 Aug. 24: Update: Rus-M rocket: info, photos from MAKS-2009;

2009 Aug. 21: Update: PPTS spacecraft: info, photos from MAKS-2009;

2009 Aug. 20: New page: MAKS-2009 highlights;

2009 July 21: New page: Sterkh rescue navigation satellite;

2009 July 20: Update: LK lunar lander: virtual model of the spacecraft;

2009 July 3: New page: OPSEK: Russian-European plans to succeed the ISS: info, imagery, animation;

2009 June 26: Update: ARD: info, imagery on Phase A work;

2009 June 24: Update: Angara rocket: info, imagery;

2009 June 23: Update: Fregat upper stage: S5.92 engine info, imagery; Rus-M: development info;

2009 June 22: Update: Phobos-Grunt: propulsion system, scale model info, imagery; PPTS: RKK Energia chief comments on the development budget; RD-0146: 1 to 5 model photo;

2009 June 20: Update: Phobos-Grunt to start final integration;

Angara-7: info, imagery from Le Bourget 2009;

2009 June 18: Update: Le Bourget 2009: Mars rover demo video; photos from the show;

2009 June 15: New page: Le Bourget 2009: Show highlights;

2009 June 4: Update: Launch vehicle for PPTS project: info based on the official tender documentation;

2009 June 2: New page: Soyuz TMA-16 mission/Increment 21;

2009 May 26: New page: Soyuz TMA-15 mission/Increment 20;

2009 May 25: Update: Phobos-Grunt mission details on pre-launch processing, based on Georgy Poleshyuk interview to the Russian media;

2009 May 13: New page: RD-0146: History of the project, technical estimates, imagery;

2009 May 5: New page: Development of the landing system for the PPTS spacecraft: info, animation and imagery of the possible PPTS emergency landing profile;

2009 April 28: Update: Russia's next-generation spacecraft within PPTS project: Animation of the spacecraft touchdown;

2009 April 11: Update: Launch vehicle for PPTS project: info, photo, artist rendering;

2009 April 2: New page: Russia's next-generation spacecraft within PPTS project: info and imagery;

2009 March 25: New page: Soyuz TMA-14 mission/Increment 19;

2009 March 20: Update: Launch vehicle for PPTS project: Artist rendering of the launch vehicle proposed by RKK Energia, Angara-5P photo, info;

2009 March 19: Update: Launch vehicle for PPTS project: Artist rendering of the launch vehicle family based on RD-180 engine;

2009 March 17: New page: Launch vehicle for PPTS project;

2009 March 6: Update: Landing for next-generation spaceship;

2009 Feb. 22: Update: AsiaSat drops Land Launch for Proton;

2009 Feb. 22: Update: Soyuz, Vega launch pads in French Guiana. Construction, upgrades status;

2009 Feb. 19: Update: Koronas-Foton delivers first science; ATV-2 named Johannes Kepler

2009 Feb. 12: Update: Military spacecraft: Artist rendering of the Strela-2M communications satellite;

2009 Feb. 8: Update: Phobos-Grunt mission composite of TV frames showing hardware assembly; official statement maintaining 2009 launch date;

2009 Feb. 1: Update: Russian plans for new space station; Star City transfer from Air Force to Roskosmos;

2009 Jan. 28: New page: Koronas-Foton project;

2009 Jan. 26: Update: Launch schedule for 2009;

2009 Jan. 23: Update: Bulava tests; Upcoming tourist missions or lack of thereof; Angara production;

2009 Jan. 22: Update: ACTS development update; Russia's long-term plans;

2009 Jan. 21: Update: NASA: Cosmos-1818 releases debris cloud;

2009 Jan. 9: Update: Russian space program in 2000-2010: Tender for the next-generation rocket for manned space flight;

2009 Jan. 3: Update: Phobos-Grunt flight preparation, Venera-D, Mercury mission: development, scientific payload status;


2008 Dec. 30: Update: 2008 -- Top 10 space achievements of the year;

2008 Nov. 25: New page: Progress M-01M;

2008 Nov. 24: Update: ARD: Artist rendering of the Advanced Reentry Vehicle;

2008 Nov. 20: New page: Zarya FGB control module of the International Space Station;

2008 Nov. 15: New page: Spiral development: info, artwork, photography;

2008 Oct. 30: New page: Angara-7;

2008 Oct. 14: New page: Soyuz TMA-13 mission (The 18th long-duration expedition to the ISS);

2008 Oct. 9: Update: History of ACTS project: Artist renderings of launch-vehicles proposed for the next-generation spacecraft;

2008 Oct. 7: New page: Kummersdorf: info, on-location photos, historic imagery, cartography, artwork;

2008 Oct. 4: Update: The Hs-293 cruise missile, Blizna test site: photos, info;

2008 Sept. 8: New page: N1_ru - the first Russian language test page;

2008 Aug. 25: Update: History of ACTS project: Flight profile animation, still imagery: Launch; Technical information on the spacecraft; characteristics and project requirements;

2008 Aug. 20: Update: History of ACTS project: Flight profile animation: Deorbiting maneuver;

2008 Aug. 20: New page: Future missions: 2012, 2013, 2014;

2008 Aug. 14: Update: History of ACTS project: Flight profile animation: Orbit insertion;

2008 Aug. 11: Update: History of ACTS project: Artist renderings of the July 2008 configuration of the ACTS spacecraft and its flight phases;

2008 July 29: Update: ACTS project: New abstract page, artist rendering of the ACTS spacecraft interior;

2008 July 18: Update: ACTS project: Artist rendering of the ACTS spacecraft based on the configuration revealed at the Farnborough Air Show;

2008 July 15: Update: Early rocketry: info, imagery;

2008 July 10: Update: Soyuz TMA-12 mission: EVA info, info-graphic;

2008 June 23: New page: Preparing Phobos-Grunt for launch; Update: Phobos-Grunt project: Mass breakdown of the Phobos-Grunt mission;

2008 June 18: New page: Phobos-Grunt project: info, imagery on the final architecture of the mission;

2008 June 15: Update: Russian space program in the first decade of the 21st century: info, imagery on Russia's science and planetary missions;

2008 June 8: New page: ILA-2008: Photo-reportage from the Berlin air and space show;

2008 June 4: Update: ACTS project: information, artist renderings on the latest version of the ACTS spacecraft;

2008 May 29: Update: European manned spacecraft: information, photography from the ILA-2008 show in Berlin;

2008 May 25: Update and New page: Virtual guide to Guiana Space Center;

2008 April 28: Update: Soyuz TMA-11 mission: account of landing incident, artist renderings;

2008 April 7: New page: Soyuz TMA-12 mission;

2008 March 17: Updated: ATV: History of the program;

2008 March 16: New page: Atmospheric Reentry Demonstrator, ARD; Update: ATV: Video, photos of the launch;

2008 March 6-9: Update: Kourou launch site; ATV spacecraft: initial imagery from the trip to French Guiana;

2008 March 4: New page: ATV: History of the program;

2008 Feb. 19: New page: Lunar Orbital Station, LOS: Visualization of a conceptual design;

2008 Feb. 8: New page: Gai Severin bio;

2008 Feb. 7: New page: Columbus laboratory module: European segment of the ISS;

2008 Feb. 2: Update: Soyuz/ACTS project: news; artist rendering of the ACTS crew module and the Soyuz spacecraft to scale;

2008 Jan. 24: Update: Soyuz/ACTS project: news/historical information; Svobodny/Vostochny: news/historical information;

2008 Jan. 5: Update: Soyuz/ACTS project: artist renderings of a prosepctive design of the Russian lunar lander;

2008 Jan. 3: New page: Russian space program: A decade review (2000-2010): History, imagery;


2007 Nov. 27: Update: Svobodny/Vostochny: Map of launch trajectories and first stage drop zones

2007 Nov. 26: New page: Soyuz ACRV: History, imagery

2007 Nov. 20: Update: Origin of the Soyuz/ACTS project: info-graphic of Soyuz, ATV and Soyuz/ACRV vehicles to scale

2007 Nov. 17: New page: Sea Launch: a sea-based launch site

2007 Nov. 2: New page: Sputnik-2: The 50th anniversary of Laika's launch: history, photos, illustrations, animation of the mission

2007 Oct. 9: New page: Soyuz TMA-11

2007 Oct. 7: Update: Site 112 in Baikonur: imagery

2007 Sept. 29: Update: Sputnik design: imagery, technical information

2007 Sept. 24: New page: Biography of Mikhail Tikhonravov, a pioneer of the Soviet rocketry and space program

2007 Sept. 16: New page: Sputnik (Section home)

Update: Ground control (Sputnik tracking info):

2007 Sept. 14: New page: Foton spacecraft

2007 Sept. 6: Update: The Hs-293 cruise missile: Hardware photos; historic imagery

2007 Sept. 5: Update: Soviet rocket research in Germany after World War II: On-location photos

2007 Aug. 2: Update: Svobodny: info on the closure of the facility; plans for the new launch site in the Far East

2007 June 21: Update: Soyuz/ACTS project: animation, still imagery of the docking between Soyuz ACTS spacecraft and the KVRB space tug

2007 May 29: New page: Fregat space tug

2007 May 28: Update: Soyuz ACTS: artist renderings of the Soyuz/Fregat combination, description of additional lunar mission scenarios

2007 May 14: Update: The R-7 rocket: artist renderings, historic imagery, information

2007 April 24: Update: video of the 8th Dnepr launch

2007 April 23: New page: Mission of Soyuz-1; Update: photos of the 8th Dnepr launch

2007 April 17: New page: Dnepr's 8th mission with Egyptsat-1

2007 April 7: New page: Emergency escape system of the Soyuz spacecraft

2007 April 6: New page: Soyuz TMA-10

2007 March 5: Update: Artist rendering of a possible European version of the ACTS spacecraft

2007 March 2: New page: ACTS development history

2007 Feb. 7: Update: Artist rendering of the Progress M2 spacecraft

2007 Feb. 1: New page: The Zenit-3SL rocket failure on the Sea Launch platform

2007 Jan. 20: New page: Naryad anti-satellite system

2007 Jan. 17: New page: 2007 in space: Trends and developments, 2008, 2009, 2010

2007 Jan. 12: Update: Korolev: biography, historic and contemporary imagery


2006 Dec. 30: New page: 2006 in space

2006 Dec. 28: New page: COROT astronomy satellite

2006 Dec. 24: New page: Meridian communications satellite

2006 Dec. 4: New page: Space Exploration Initiative

2006 Nov. 28: Update: Soyuz

New page:

2006 Nov. 24: New page: Plans for retrievable Progress cargo ship

2006 Nov. 4: Update: Soyuz/ACTS project: mission scenario info, artist renderings, animation of circumlunar flight

2006 Oct. 5: New page: American rocketry

2006 Sept. 26: Update: Soyuz/ACTS project: artist rendering of the early European-Russian cooperation concept

2006 Sept. 17: New page: Soyuz TMA-9

2006 Aug. 30: New page: Soyuz upgrades within ACTS program

2006 July 27: New page: BelKA remote-sensing satellite

2006 July 19: New page: Baikonur downrange; Soyuz-2/Metop mission

2006 July 11: Update: Dombarovskiy ICBM and space launch site: cartography, imagery, historic data

2006 June 25: New page: Launch facilities for the Tsyklon rocket in Baikonur

2006 June 19: New page: KazSat satellite

2006 June 18: New page: Circumlunar version of the Kliper spacecraft

2006 June 15: New page: Resurs-DK remote-sensing satellite

2006 June 12: Update: Follow-on to the TKS spacecraft: proposals to the government tender on the Kliper project

2006 May 27: New page: Compass science satellite

2006 May 25: New page: Soyuz-2-3 launch vehicle

2006 April 12: New page: Yuri Gagarin's mission onboard Vostok spacecraft

2006 March 30: New page: ISS mission chronology (a complete list of past and future ISS missions

2006 March 29: New page: The Soyuz TMA-8 mission

2006 March 26: Update: Kliper in 2006: animation and still imagery of the Kliper docking with the Parom orbital tug

2006 March 18: New page: The 2006 configuration of the Kliper spacecraft

2006 Feb. 19: New page: Mir chronology (year by year)

2006 Feb. 18: Updated and expanded: Kliper, (abstract page)

2006 Jan. 17: New page: Art of Baikonur

2006 Jan. 2: Update: Parom orbital tug - information and imagery on the cargo carrier


2005 Dec. 18: New page: Parom orbital tug

2005 Dec. 11: New page: Kliper photo gallery

2005 Nov. 23: New page: French rocketry

2005 Oct. 10: Update: Soyuz-3 launch vehicle - Artist rendering of the Soyuz-3 launch, carrying the Kliper spacecraft

2005 Oct. 1: New page: Soyuz TMA-7 mission

2005 Sept. 25: New page: Soyuz-3 launch vehicle

2005 Sept. 18: Update: Kliper spacecraft - 3D imagery of separation of the launch vehicle adapter and propulsion module

2005 Sept. 2: Update: Kliper spacecraft - 3D animation of the spacecraft orbital insertion

2005 Sept. 1: Update: Kliper spacecraft - 3D animation of the spacecraft segmentation

2005 Aug. 30: Update: Kliper spacecraft - infographic of the spacecraft segmentation

2005 July 24: New page: Kourou launch site

2005 July 13: New page: Zvezda Service Module

2005 July 4: New page: Paris Air Show 2005 photo-gallery

2005 July 1: New page: Cosmos-1 solar sailing spacecraft

2005 June 23: Update: Kliper spacecraft - Photos of the latest version mockup in Le Bourget

2005 June 9: Update: Kliper spacecraft - 3D animation and rendering of orbital insertion

2005 June 5: New page: German rocketry during Wolrd War II:

2005 May 31: New page: Yuri Semenov bio

2005 May 8: New page: Topol-M ICBM

2005 April 23: Update: Kliper spacecraft - artist rendering and info-graphic of the latest vehicle configuration

2005 April 14: New page: Soyuz TMA-6 mission

2005 April 9: New page: LKS

2005 April 3: New page: Angara-3

2005 March 20: New page: Follow-on to the TKS spacecraft

2005 March 10: New page: Angara-100

2005 Jan. 31: New page: Reusable spacecraft (Abstract page)

  • Raketoplan/Kosmoplan: Vladimir Chelomei's early attempt to develop reusable and planetary spacecraft

2005 Jan. 9: New page: Raduga-1 comsat; Update: Myasishev 48 - artist rederings: winged orbiter design concept

2005 Jan. 3: New page: Iskander missile

2005 Jan. 1: New page: Space exploration in 2004


2004 Dec. 26: New page: Uragan navigation satellite

2004 Dec. 22: New page: R-36M family

2004 Dec. 13: Update: Kliper spacecraft - new technical details on the program development, based on RKK Energia presentation on Nov. 30, 2004.

2004 Dec. 7: New page: Raduga comsat

2004 Nov. 28: New page: Communications satellites, Gorizont spacecraft

2004 Nov. 16: New page: Express commmunications satellite family

2004 Nov. 08: New page: Soyuz-2 launcher

2004 Oct. 31: New page: Star City; Update: LK lunar lander and L3 - multimedia: renderings and animation of the LK and LOK docking in the lunar orbit

2004 Oct. 24: Update: LK lunar lander - multimedia: animation of the LK ascent from the surface of the Moon

2004 Oct. 14: New page: Soyuz TMA-5 mission

2004 Oct. 10: Update: LK lunar lander - multimedia: animation of the LK landing on the Moon

2004 Aug. 20: Update: LOK spacecraft - imagery: artist rendering, hardware photos

2004 July 19: Update: Buran - imagery: trainer, ejection seat

2004 July 6: New page: Myasishev 48 project

2004 June 15: Update: Soyuz spacecraft - multimedia: 3D animation of the Soyuz reentry

2004 June 07: New page: Ronald Reagan obituary

2004 May 29: New page: R-17 (Scud B) missile

2004 May 16: Update: Soyuz spacecraft - multimedia: 3D animation of the Soyuz TM spacecraft deploying its solar panels and antennas in orbit

2004 May 6: Update: Kliper spacecraft - imagery: artist renderings of reentry vehicle

2004 May 3: New page: Soyuz TMA-4 mission

2004 Feb. 25: New page: Kliper spacecraft

2004 Feb. 22: Chronology section restructured and expanded

New page:

2004 Jan. 5: New page: Venera-9 and 10 missions


2003 Dec. 31: New page: Space exploration in 2003

2003 Dec. 6: New page: Strela launcher

2003 Nov. 16: Update: Gorodomlya Island - imagery: historic maps and photos

2003 Nov. 06: New page: Soyuz TMA-3

2003 Oct. 29: Update: R-1 rocket - imagery: launch tests in Kapustin Yar

2003 Oct. 26: New page: German legacy in the Soviet rocketry (Abstract page)

2003 Sept. 5: Update: N1 rocket - imagery: NK-39 engine

2003 Aug. 10: Update: Proton - imagery: early engine

2003 April 22: New page: Soyuz TMA-2 mission to the ISS

2003 Feb. 15: Update: Interactive map of Baikonur Cosmodrome (Revision 2)


2002 Dec. 2: New page: Tsiolkovsky

2002 Oct. 14: Update: Science spacecraft - imagery: The Vertical Space Probe

2002 Oct. 13: Update: R-1 rocket - imagery: A retrievable container of the R-1D rocket

2002 Oct. 10: Update: Mars probes - imagery: 1M probe; TKS - imagery: scale model of the launch vehicle

2002 Oct. 8: New page: The Almaz military space station program (Abstract page)

2002 Oct. 1: Update: Submarine-launched missiles - imagery: R-27, R-29 missiles

2002 Sept. 30: New page: RT-2 , Pioneer

2002 Sept. 29: New page: R-14, RT-1 missiles

2002 Sept. 25: Update: N1 launch complex history; Energia launch pads at Site 110, 250 - imagery: development models of launch infrastructure

2002 Sept. 15: New page: Soyuz TMA-1 mission to the ISS

2002 Sept. 14: Update: Progress - imagery: KTDU-80, Raduga capsule; Soyuz - imagery: reentry capsule, docking mechanisms, trainer

2002 Sept. 10: Update: RNII research institute - imagery: RS missiles;

2002 Sept. 9: Update: Buran - imagery: mid-section; ground test hardware;

2002 Aug. 13: Update: The US-A/P spacecraft - Launch chronology

2002 Aug. 8: New page: Lunar program guide:

2002 July 29: Update: Lunar base - editorial: Project Horizon info

2002 July 26: Update: Araks - imagery: The Araks propulsion system

2002 July 23: New page: Lunar base

2002 July 19: Content split: The R-7 ICBM and Soyuz launch vehicle; Update: Soyuz launcher - imagery: RD-0109, RD-0110; R-7: RD-107 test; RD-108

2002 July 18: Update: People - imagery: Makeev; Proton - imagery: RD-253, RD-301; R-1: RD-100; R-2: RD-101; R-5: RD-103M; R-3: RD-110; R-9: RD-111; R-16: RD-218; R-36: RD-252; UR-700: RD-270;

2002 July 06: Update: Salyut era - imagery: ASTP, OPS-4

2002 June 25: Update: Cruise missiles; imagery, content

2002 May 12: New page: History of GDL; History of RNII

2002 March 31: Vladimir Chelomei's bio is updated

2002 March 19: Page on pre-20th century rocketry is updated with imagery and historical data; Kibalchich's bio is published

2002 March 16: Page on Rockot booster is launched

2002 March 2: Page on Araks spacecraft is launched

2002 Feb. 16: Page on submarine-launched missiles is updated

2002 Feb. 10: Road to Baikonur is published; Town of Baikonur is updated

2002 Feb. 9: Pages on the origin, foundation and secrecy around Baikonur Cosmodrome updated

2002 Jan. 20: New info added to the pages on Baikonur and its facilities for the R-36 missiles


2001 Dec. 31: New photos added to a page on Buran

2001 Dec. 27: People section and Chronology of space missions in 2001 are launched; VR movies added to the page on Baikonur

2001 Dec. 16: New photos have been added to pages on Salyut space stations and cruise missiles

2001 Nov. 19: Pages on R-5, R-12, Cosmos-2 and R-56 vehicles are launched

2001 Nov. 9: Pages on launch vehicles and ICBMs have been reformatted and updated with new entries; Page on R-3 missile is launched

2001 Nov. 5: Pages on Russian plans for expedition to Mars and the UR-700 rocket are launched

2001 Nov. 2: Pages on UR-100 and UR-100N missiles are launched

2001 Oct. 30: Photos of the Fregat upper stage added to the page on the R-7-based launchers; new photos added to the pages on the Proton launch facilities in Baikonur; aerial view of Syr Darya river added to the page on the history of Baikonur;

2001 Oct. 12: Historical photos added to the page on the UR-200 missile

2001 Oct. 1: Historical photos added to the page on the Proton rocket

2001 Sept. 30: Historical photos added to the page on the UR-200 missile

2001 Sept. 29: Pages on Baikonur facilities serving R-36 and R-9 missiles are launched; Page on R-36 is updated; Page on the R-9 ICBM is launched

2001 Sept. 24: Photos of the LEK spacecraft are added to the Lunar program page; photos of a "seven-apartment house" are added to the page on the town of Baikonur

2001 Sept. 19: Pages on R-1, R-2, RT-20P, R-36 and MR-UR-100 missiles are launched

2001 Sept. 18: Page dedicated to US-A and US-P ocean surveillance and missile guidance spacecraft is launched; new images added to the military spacecraft page

2001 Sept. 10: Photo of Proton-1 spacecraft is added to Science spacecraft page; photo of Mars-3 to Mars probes page

2001 Sept. 8: Photo of Sputnik-2 replica is added to Science spacecraft page; Photo of UR-700 scale model is added to Lunar program page

2001 Sept. 4: Page dedicated to the Buran orbiter is launched

2001 Sept. 1: Page dedicated to the FGB-2 module of the ISS is launched

2001 Sept. 1: Photos of spacesuits and scale models are added to Salyut space station page

2001 Aug. 29: Photo of the N1 rocket added to Manned lunar program page

2001 Aug. 18: New photos of Almaz and IS spacecraft posted

2001 July 31: Photo of P-6 missile is added to Cruise missile page

2001 July 31: AUOS page is launched, Science spacecraft page is updated with new photos

2001 July 31: Plesetsk page is launched

2001 July 27: Images of 11K55, 11K37 and Svityaz launchers are added to the Zenit page

2001 June 23: Page on Angara rocket is launched

2001 June 21: Archive photos are added to military spacecraft page

2001 June 21: Historical photos are added to the N1/L3 lunar program page

2001 June 20: Kapustin Yar page is launched

2001 June 15: New photos are added to the page on Site 112 and Site 110 in Baikonur

2001 June 15: New photos are added to the page on Site 112 in Baikonur

2001 June 11: A page on IS anti-satellite spacecraft is published

2001 June 5: A page on submarine-launched missiles updated with two photos and 2001 launch info

2001 May 28: A new page on Tselina spacecraft is published

2001 May 24: The new pages on Site 1, Site 2 and Site 31 in Baikonur are launched

2001 April 12: New photos were added to Vostok section

2001 March 4: ISS section is launched, including pages dedicated to:

2001 Jan. 18: Mir in 2001

2001 Jan. 9: Russian Space Web is re-launched at http://www.russianspaceweb.com

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