The crash of the carrier rocket "Proton-M"

The crash of the carrier rocket "Proton-M"

16 May another scheduled launch of a Proton-M launch vehicle with a spacecraft on board failed. Because of some, not yet installed, problems with the work of some units useful ...
Attempt # XXUMX. American rocket LEGO

Attempt # XXUMX. American rocket LEGO

I think many space enthusiasts who are actively interested in history and the current state of affairs in the field of space exploration and exploration have already learned the rocket imprinted on ...
Soviet lunar scientific station "Barmingrad"

Soviet lunar scientific station "Barmingrad"

Currently, Russia is once again returning to the idea of ​​building a manned station on the moon. This project was relevant in 1960-e years. Already in 1962, Soviet designers and cosmonauts began ...
Satellite killers

Satellite killers

12 January 2007, the PRC, managed to scare the whole world with the tests of a new ballistic missile that was able to hit a satellite in Earth orbit. The Chinese rocket destroyed the satellite ...
Explosions in orbit

Explosions in orbit

24 January 1978, the satellite "Cosmos-954", owned by the USSR and having a nuclear power plant on board, collapsed in the Earth's atmosphere. Its fragments fell over the northern part of Canada ....
Interstellar: on the way to the stars

Interstellar: on the way to the stars

Where, behind the stern, the solar wind subsides and eternity rises next to us ... What awaits those who were able to break through the heliopause and touch the light of distant stars? Ghostly Shine Belt Particles ...
China is getting closer to landing on the moon

China is getting closer to landing on the moon

Russia is not the only country in the world that is banking on the lunar program. China also has serious plans for a natural satellite of the Earth. Recently, the Chinese experimental spacecraft ...
Russia refuses the ISS

Russia refuses the ISS

Dmitry Rogozin's announcement at the very beginning of December about the planned withdrawal from the ISS project practically coincided with the announcement of the Russian President about the termination of the South Stream project, so it went where ...
Angara launch vehicle family

Angara launch vehicle family

In Russia, the complex tests of the Angara-A5 heavy launch vehicle launch complex have been completed. The rocket has already been removed from the launch pad at the Plesetsk cosmodrome. About this 26 ...
West see Russian "killer satellites"

West see Russian "killer satellites"

The US military is watching the new space object, which in the Western media has already been called the new Russian "satellite killer." In particular, it informs the Russian news agency ...
The children in the universe

The children in the universe

A series of successful space launches carried out by commercial companies were interrupted by two catastrophes that occurred in late October. We tried to figure out what constitutes a private ...
Angara - the world's first rocket modular design

Angara - the world's first rocket modular design

November 1 leadership GKNPTs them. Khrunichev reported that the new Angara A5 heavy launch vehicle - the world's first rocket, made according to the modular principle (formed as a designer), has passed ...
Mockups do not fly into space

Mockups do not fly into space

Americans for spaceflight have something besides a trampoline. And where is our new generation of ship? Five years ago, at the International Air Show in Zhukovsky, visitors saw a mock Russian ...
Prospects for the development of Russian cosmonautics

Prospects for the development of Russian cosmonautics

Domestic astronauts should be trained not to work on the ISS, but for expeditions to the Moon and Mars. So says the deputy head of the Cosmonautics Training Center (CPC) for scientific work, Boris ...