Europe's ExoMars missions are go; finally

Posted in Science on 27th Nov, 2015
by Alex Muller

The initial venture will involve a satellite going to Mars to study the atmosphere. The orbiter will drop a probe on to the surface to test technologies needed to land a rover.

Russia announces plans to send humans to the Moon in 2029

Posted in Science on 29th Oct, 2015
by Alex Muller

Roscomsos claim that they are currently building the spacecraft for the mission now, with its first flight into space planned for 2021.

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

Posted in Science on 3rd Sep, 2015
by Alex Muller

Luna 25 is a test-bed for the real thing: a south pole moon base.

Russian rocket carrying satellite burns up over Siberia

Posted in Science on 17th May, 2015
by Alex Muller

Russia's space programme has experienced a series of mishaps in recent months.

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

Posted in Business on 30th Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

Russia's Roscosmos space agency claimed that it is working with NASA on a replacement for the International Space Station.