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Tags results for 'Russia'

Nasa looking for 'taxi firm' to replace Russian rockets

Posted in Science on 13th Jan, 2014 10:58 PM
by AlexMuller
The Obama administration is looking for a company to run shuttle taxi services from US soil, to end Nasa's dependence on the Russian Soyuz rocket.

Russia eyeing the Moon for colonization

Posted in Science on 14th May, 2014 10:48 PM
by AlexMuller
The colony will eventually function as a staging ground for human expansion across the solar system.

Russia's New Space Sanctions Mean SpaceX Is About to Get Paid

Posted in Science on 14th May, 2014 10:57 PM
by AlexMuller
The current announcement is a promise to stop working with the US six years from now.

Russia Loses $275M Satellite in Latest Rocket Failure

Posted in Hardware on 16th May, 2014 06:45 PM
by AlexMuller
A Russian rocket carrying a $275 million satellite failed and burned up shortly after launch on Friday, the latest in a series of setbacks for Russia's once-pioneering space industry.

Russian Bluster Aside, What Will Become Of The ISS?

Posted in Business on 20th May, 2014 06:06 PM
by AlexMuller
Russia's recent threat to leave the space station by 2020 was in fact the original plan.

A US Senate Panel Just Set Aside £59.4 Million to Build a Putin-Free Rocket

Posted in Science on 26th May, 2014 12:44 AM
by AlexMuller
Could the budgetary shot in the arm the US space program so desperately needs come from rising tensions between Russia and the US?

Could tensions over Ukraine hit space?

Posted in Business on 19th Aug, 2014 01:17 AM
by AlexMuller
The space race was a time of rivalry between the US and the Soviet Union, but could divisions form in space again?

Apple Is Now Worth More Than The Entire Russian Stock Market

Posted in Business on 17th Nov, 2014 08:07 PM
by AlexMuller
It might seem odd that one single company is now worth more than the entire publicly traded market of a major economy. But that’s what has happened to Apple recently.

Rouble turmoil leads to Apple halting online sales in Russia

Posted in Online on 17th Dec, 2014 07:45 PM
by AlexMuller
Technology giant Apple says it cannot sell products online in Russia because the rouble's value is too volatile for it to set prices.

Another Russian Company Wants to Build a Base on the Moon

Posted in Science on 2nd Jan, 2015 09:11 PM
by AlexMuller
A Russian company says that it is capable of constructing an exploration base on the moon, which will cost in the region of £6 billion.

Obama seeks to raise NASA funding

Posted in Science on 3rd Feb, 2015 02:19 PM
by AlexMuller
The president calls once again for a big jump in funding for the commercial program that aims to get America launching its own astronauts again.

Russia wants to build a replacement for the Space Station, but NASA is looking to Mars

Posted in Business on 30th Mar, 2015 10:00 PM
by AlexMuller
Russia's Roscosmos space agency claimed that it is working with NASA on a replacement for the International Space Station.

Putin Says Russia Will Build Its Own Space Station by 2023

Posted in Science on 19th Apr, 2015 05:56 PM
by AlexMuller
Putin said his country is planning to create its own orbital space station by 2023, just as the operational life of the current International Space Station is due to wind down.

Russia's lost cargo spacecraft will fall to Earth in 2 weeks and burn up in the atmosphere

Posted in Science on 5th May, 2015 07:10 PM
by AlexMuller
No one can establish a clear line of communication with the cargo ship.

Russia delays ISS astronauts' return after Progress failure

Posted in Science on 13th May, 2015 09:38 PM
by AlexMuller
There are currently six astronauts on board the International Space Station. Russia has delayed the return of three astronauts following the failure of its supply spaceship.

Russian rocket carrying satellite burns up over Siberia

Posted in Science on 17th May, 2015 06:37 PM
by AlexMuller
Russia's space programme has experienced a series of mishaps in recent months.

SpaceX Falcon 9 certified for medium risk NASA launches

Posted in Hardware on 18th May, 2015 08:23 PM
by AlexMuller
SpaceX has been certified by NASA for Falcon 9 rockets to carryout Category 2 space missions. These are 'medium risk' launches such as satellites and less expensive space probes.

Progress 60 spacecraft shakes off the bad luck to re-supply the ISS

Posted in Hardware on 7th Jul, 2015 01:12 AM
by AlexMuller
The Russian-made Progress 60 cargo craft has successfully docked with the International Space Station (ISS) following a two-day orbital rendezvous period.

NASA Signs $490 Million Contract With Russia to carry US astronauts to the International Space Station

Posted in Science on 6th Aug, 2015 03:01 PM
by AlexMuller
The US has been dependent on Russia for ISS access since it ended its space shuttle program in 2012.

Russia is Returning to the Moon, Paving the Way for a Crewed Landing

Posted in Science on 3rd Sep, 2015 11:35 PM
by AlexMuller
Luna 25 is a test-bed for the real thing: a south pole moon base.

Russia announces plans to send humans to the Moon in 2029

Posted in Science on 29th Oct, 2015 01:38 AM
by AlexMuller
Roscomsos claim that they are currently building the spacecraft for the mission now, with its first flight into space planned for 2021.

Russia and Europe Want a Moon Colony; Why Is NASA So Focused on Mars?

Posted in Hardware on 25th Nov, 2015 07:34 PM
by AlexMuller
12 Americans have put their boots on the Moon. But NASA has no plans to send humans back. Instead, NASA will shoot straight to Mars.

Russia plans manned mission to Moon and Moon base for around 2030

Posted in Science on 3rd Dec, 2015 05:33 PM
by AlexMuller
Russia is planning manned missions to the Moon that will require from 4 to 6 launches of the Angara-A5V heavy-lift carrier rocket.

NASA's Plan For The Future Of Space Means Partnering With Companies Like SpaceX

Posted in Science on 19th Jan, 2016 12:54 AM
by AlexMuller
NASA intends to bring manned launches back to the US rather than relying on its fractious relationship with Russia.

U.S. and Russian Scientists Are Making Plans to Go Back to the Moon Together

Posted in Science on 20th Jul, 2016 08:32 PM
by AlexMuller
Organizations on both sides are quietly toying with the idea of going back to the moon together. That is, if politics don't get in the way.

Russia's Plan To Spin Off a New Space Station From the ISS

Posted in Hardware on 24th Jul, 2016 12:41 AM
by AlexMuller
Russia just detailed its plans to separate the newest modules from the International Space Station once the long-lived project comes to an end.

Russia concerned about hypersonic missiles being able to threaten its nuclear deterrent

Posted in Hardware on 13th Aug, 2016 06:04 PM
by AlexMuller
Russia believes that US hypersonic weapons will give the US capability to deliver a disarming non-nuclear strike against Russia's Nuclear Forces.

Russia and China to Sign a Multi-Year Space Exploration Deal

Posted in Science on 1st Sep, 2017 03:34 PM
by Alex Muller
'The deal would cover five areas, including lunar and deep space exploration, satellite systems, space debris research and Earth remote sensing.'

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