"Bird Ruh" unknown destination

"Bird Ruh" unknown destination

The last squeak of the American concept of air launch, the carrier plane Scaled Composites Model 351 Roc ("Bird of Ruh") from the end of 2017, began ground tests ...
The moon race continues!

The moon race continues!

The lunar exploration programs, which were simultaneously curtailed in the Soviet Union and the United States as early as the middle of the 1970, are again becoming popular and in demand ...
Manned prospects. Projects spacecraft near future

Manned prospects. Projects spacecraft near future

For several years now, astronauts have been sent to the ISS only with the help of the Soyuz series ships. However, the situation may change in the future. Left without their own manned ships, ...
Reusable space: promising projects of US spacecraft

Reusable space: promising projects of US spacecraft

After the closure of the Space Transportation System / Space Shuttle program, the US space industry for a long time was left without reusable ships. However, several organizations at once ...
Satellite "Cosmos-2519". Inspector in orbit

Satellite "Cosmos-2519". Inspector in orbit

As part of the current development program, the Russian military spacecraft grouping is replenished with new products, and also receives new opportunities ...
To the moon - the whole world

To the moon - the whole world

At the seemingly ordinary event - the 68-th International Astronautical Congress, which took place in Australian Adelaide at the end of September, the first step was taken towards the beginning of the real development of Russia ...
Nazi "space"

Nazi "space"

September 8 1944 on London fell the first German long-range ballistic missile V-2 (from the German V-2 - Vergeltungswaffe-2, a weapon of retaliation) ....
RD-180. About rocket streams of lies

RD-180. About rocket streams of lies

I don’t know if anyone noticed or not, but we had another event like “bloody gebni” with mass executions of visitors. From visiting the site was denied to several readers who got up on ...
Orbital station "Salyut-7"

Orbital station "Salyut-7"

By the 60 anniversary of the launch of the first Soviet satellite, Russian filmmakers timed the screening of the film "Salute-7". Yesterday he was watched by Russian President Vladimir Putin. Today the picture was shown in ...
Russian launch vehicles: 2017 year and near future

Russian launch vehicles: 2017 year and near future

60 years ago, the Р-7 launch vehicle launched the first artificial satellite of the Earth into orbit. In the future, the development of missiles continued and led to the emergence of new models of such technology. Russian ...
Commercial space. New Challenges and Answers

Commercial space. New Challenges and Answers

At present, very interesting phenomena are observed in the market of commercial launches of spacecraft. One of the relatively young private commercial organizations did not just bring their ...
Lunar mission "Chang'e-5" (China)

Lunar mission "Chang'e-5" (China)

The People’s Republic of China continues to work on its projects in the rocket and space field. Perhaps the most courageous and ambitious project is the study of the moon. As part of its own lunar ...
Phoenix launch vehicle project

Phoenix launch vehicle project

At the moment, the Russian space industry has several types of launch vehicles that have different characteristics and are capable of solving a wide range of tasks to derive useful ...
From the ship to orbit - light floating cosmodrome "Selena"

From the ship to orbit - light floating cosmodrome "Selena"

The idea of ​​launching a BR or PH from an offshore platform or ship (aircraft carrier) into space is, of course, not “Russian” know-how. The first were most likely the Americans. V2 rocket launch from USS Midway Aircraft ...