And how up there? Report from MCC

And how up there? Report from MCC

When invited to look into space from there, where everything happens, only a person who is very lazy will refuse. Therefore, we accepted with great interest the invitation of the press service of the Control Center ...
Full Flight

Full Flight

Press conferences in Luxembourg were eagerly awaited both by people professionally involved in politics, economics and finance, and ... fans of science fiction and space. But even more ...
Barge haulers in orbit

Barge haulers in orbit

Can Russia catch up with the USSR in the development of reusable space systems? Today, in order to live well and safely, it is necessary to have dominance in the third dimension, or at least not to yield ...
On the ISS will appear "Andronaut"

On the ISS will appear "Andronaut"

Russian scientists finish with the work to create the first domestic assistant robot to work on the International Space Station. The anthropomorphic robotic system "Andronaut" was ...
Well, on Mars or where far away?

Well, on Mars or where far away?

From the category of good news. The Voronezh Association of KBKhA (Chemical Automation Design Bureau) conducted successful fire tests of an ionic electric propulsion engine, developed jointly with ...
The last flight of the Buran

The last flight of the Buran

When the Soviet reusable Buran spacecraft touched the runway near the Baikonur cosmodrome, there was no limit to the jubilation of the MCC staff. No joke to say: for the flight ...
Trash puzzle

Trash puzzle

Clearing near space is much more difficult than meets the eye. The problem of space pollution is of concern to the entire aerospace community. Such a hypothetical development of events ...
Soviet Martian

Soviet Martian

As in Krasnoyarsk, created the world's first installation for autonomous survival in space. In the film Martian, the hero had to wait for the next expedition to arrive on the Red Planet with a small ...
Launch complex of private space

Launch complex of private space

Russian non-state companies can create everything - from sensor to rocket. The Russian private space has not gone so far in its development as the American, but nevertheless actively ...
LNG for LRE

LNG for LRE

The fuel from the kitchen hob is very effective for rocket engines. The rocket and space world at a crossroads: global trends require lower cost and increased environmental safety ...
What is achieved aerospace longevity

What is achieved aerospace longevity

Reading some documents about the creation of a new image of the army, the principles of unification and dismemberment of parts and formations, including scientific institutions, you involuntarily feel a cool attitude ...
Russians on Mars

Russians on Mars

The discovery of water on Mars and the Moon by European and American probes is primarily the merit of Russian scientists. Regular reports of new and new discoveries made by European and ...
Space in open access

Space in open access

The state needs not one super powerful launch vehicle, but a fleet of explosives. As is known, the main document defining the interests of the state, the main goals, priorities and tasks of Russia in the field of research, ...
Elusive observers

Elusive observers

Small spacecrafts are capable of more Despite the rivalry between the leading space powers in the creation of carrier rockets of large payload, the rapid development in the near future ...
Wings for stars

Wings for stars

Thirty years before the first launch of the Space Ship Two rocket flight in the early eighties in the Soviet Union, they came to the need for space-free space launches. No wonder. Military ...
How do spy hunters serve?

How do spy hunters serve?

In Karachay-Cherkessia, in the vicinity of Mount Chapal, at an altitude of about 2200 meters above sea level, there is a unique military facility - the radio-optical complex for recognition of space objects ...
Space homelessness

Space homelessness

The program for the development of near-Earth space must be re-prepared. The most promising way of developing the near space, no doubt, is aerospace systems that have ...
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 ...