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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 ...
News of the project "Angara"

News of the project "Angara"

July 9 at the Plesetsk Cosmodrome passed the first test launch of the new Russian launch vehicle Angara-1.2PP. Start performed the calculation of the aerospace defense forces. The rocket successfully executed ...
I can see everything from above, and you know

I can see everything from above, and you know

Currently, the topic of satellite images has become very relevant. This topic attracts the attention of ordinary people. A surge of interest followed after a terrible catastrophe that happened in the sky above ...
India conquers Mars

India conquers Mars

India was among the space superpowers. Indian scientists managed to solve a very difficult task - they brought their own satellite to the Martian orbit. As a result, India became the first country in ...
GLONASS is dependent on foreign components

GLONASS is dependent on foreign components

The global navigation satellite system (GLONASS) began to be developed back in the USSR on the order of the country's defense ministry. The satellites of this system are put into orbit from October 12 1982 of the year ....
Lin Industries Company Creates New Light Class Booster

Lin Industries Company Creates New Light Class Booster

Several foreign private companies are currently working on projects for launch vehicles and spacecraft. It is expected that "private owners" due to similar projects in the future will be able ...
Developed a recovery plan for the Center. Khrunichev

Developed a recovery plan for the Center. Khrunichev

In early August, the leadership of the State Space Research and Production Center (GKNPTs) named after V.I. M.V. Khrunichev. The purpose of appointing new leaders was to rebuild ...
Angara: Triumph or Oblivion. 7 part

Angara: Triumph or Oblivion. 7 part

We said above that Angara aims to at least “squeeze out” three classes of launch vehicles. This is already impressive. Moreover, the conquest of at least some niche in the orbital space is already “golden ...”
Angara: Triumph or Oblivion. 6 part

Angara: Triumph or Oblivion. 6 part

On July 9, 2014, a significant event took place, which will be a landmark not only for the Fatherland, but also for the entire global space. From the Plesetsk cosmodrome for the first time in the world ...
Angara: Triumph or Oblivion. 5 part

Angara: Triumph or Oblivion. 5 part

In the previous chapter, we very thoroughly and with illustrative examples dismantled the basic postulates of the great Russian design school, which are excellent in space design. But...
Angara: Triumph or Oblivion. 4 part

Angara: Triumph or Oblivion. 4 part

Now, dear reader, we are forced to temporarily move away from the main theme of our narrative. We will not advance a bit in the understanding of rocket technology until we reflect on a number of issues. Can...
Angara: Triumph or Oblivion. 3 part

Angara: Triumph or Oblivion. 3 part

Now it becomes clear why for many years an absolute monopoly on the delivery of astronauts to the ISS was given to the Soyuz spacecraft - the legendary royal seven. It is difficult to find epithets ...
Angara: Triumph or Oblivion. 2 part

Angara: Triumph or Oblivion. 2 part

I must say that the Zenit launch vehicle was more fortunate in this regard. Yes, the Energia-Buran space program was closed, but we have Zenit, which was ...
Angara: Triumph or Oblivion. 1 part

Angara: Triumph or Oblivion. 1 part

Today, the economic collapse in Ukraine is spoken a lot and often, and somehow in this gigantic stream of necessary and unnecessary information, the rocket and space industry of this state is lost. It is from ...