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Sarah Brightman in talks over space trip


August 22nd, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) British singer Sarah Brightman, the world's bestselling classical vocalist, is in talks with tourism firm Space Adventures to become the world's eighth space tourist, a ... Read more...

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Signal received from missing Indonesian satellite


August 13th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Contact has been made with an Indonesian telecommunications satellite which went missing following a failed launch last week, a Russian rocket firm said Monday.The Telkom ... Read more...

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Russia launches rocket with five satellites


July 22nd, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Soyuz-FG carrier rocket with five satellites on board Sunday blasted off from the Baikonur space centre in Kazakhstan, Russian space agency Roscosmos said.The rocket ... Read more...

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Russia, Kazakhstan extend Friendship Treaty for 10 years


June 8th, 2012 - 10:00 am ICT by IANS
Astana, June 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and Kazakhstan have agreed to extend their bilateral Friendship Treaty, originally signed in 1992, for an additional 10 years.The protocol on amendments to ... Read more...

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New space station crew in orbit


May 15th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Baikonur (Kazakhstan), May 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two Russian cosmonauts and a NASA astronaut, launched aboard the Soyuz TMA-04M spacecraft from the Baikonur Space Center in Kazakhstan Tuesday, have begun a ... Read more...

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Russia to send man to moon by 2030


April 28th, 2012 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia is planning to send a manned mission to the moon by 2030, Russian space agency Roscosmos said.According to the Russian space strategy published on ... Read more...

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‘Russia can help ISS astronauts with rehabilitation’


March 30th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia is ready to offer its medical expertise in the post-flight rehabilitation of astronauts from partner countries on the International Space Station (ISS)."We know how ... Read more...

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Russia puts US satellite in orbit


March 26th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Proton-M carrier rocket successfully put a US telecom satellite into orbit Monday, space officials said.The Intelsat-22 separated from Proton's Briz-M booster "normally", a spokesperson ... Read more...

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Russia to launch 100 military satellites


February 23rd, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia plans to launch at least 100 military satellites in the next 10 years to boost its missile detection capabilities, a top official has said."The ... Read more...

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Programme glitch led to Russian Mars probe failure: Report


January 31st, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A government commission has blamed Russian programmers for the recent failure of Russia's Phobos-Grunt Mars probe, the Kommersant daily said Tuesday citing a space industry ... Read more...

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Russia postpones rocket launch


January 27th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The launch of a Russian Proton-M carrier rocket with a Dutch telecommunication satellite onboard scheduled for Friday has been postponed indefinitely for technical reasons, Russian ... Read more...

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Russia revives permanent moon base plan


January 19th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Space Agency Roscosmos is in talks with its European and US partners on the creation of manned research bases on the moon, the agencies ... Read more...

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Russia’s Mars spacecraft falls in Pacific Ocean


January 16th, 2012 - 6:46 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Doomed Russian Phobos-Grunt Mars probe spacecraft, which had been stuck in Earth orbit for two months, crashed down in the Pacific Ocean late Sunday.Launched Nov ... Read more...

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Russia’s troubled Mars probe to hit earth


January 13th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's troubled Phobos Grunt spacecraft is expected to fall back to earth between Sunday and Monday morning, the US Strategic Command said Friday.Phobos Grunt, Russia's ... Read more...

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Space station crew land safely in Kazakhstan (Lead)


November 22nd, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Soyuz TMA-02M spacecraft carrying three crewmembers of the International Space Station (ISS) landed safely in Kazakhstan Tuesday morning, Russia's mission control said.The landing capsule ... Read more...

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Russian spacecraft undocks from ISS


November 22nd, 2011 - 8:10 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian spacecraft with three crew members onboard undocked from the International Space Station (ISS) Monday night, Russia's mission control said.The Soyuz TMA-02M spacecraft -- ... Read more...

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Russian space agency names next crew to ISS


October 25th, 2011 - 9:45 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 25 (IANS) Russian space agency Roscosmos has named the next crew members who will fly to the International Space Station (ISS) Nov 14.The Soyuz TMA-22 spacecraft will bring ... Read more...

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Russia launches US communications satellite


October 20th, 2011 - 2:40 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 20 (IANS) Russia Wednesday launched a US communications satellite into space from the Baikonur Space Centre in Kazakhstan, the Russian space agency Roscosmos said.The Proton-M carrier rocket, carrying ... Read more...

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Russia completes deployment of navigation satellites


October 8th, 2011 - 2:22 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 8 (IANS) Russia has completed the deployment of its global positioning satellite group "Glonass", an official said Friday.Glonass, the Russian equivalent of the US Global Positioning System (GPS), ... Read more...

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Russia to launch four spacecraft


September 14th, 2011 - 2:48 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 14 (IANS) Russia plans to launch four spacecraft before February next year, including two manned mission to the International Space Station, Xinhua reported Tuesday.Two cargo spaceships will be ... Read more...

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Russia, US to cooperate on ISS operations


August 25th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 25 (IANS) Russian space agency Roscosmos and America's NASA are working to maintain International Space Station (ISS) operations after a Russian cargo spaceship crashed, Roscosmos said Thursday.The two ... Read more...

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Russia may suspend space deliveries


August 25th, 2011 - 4:03 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia may fail to fulfill its obligations in delivering crews to the International Space Station after Wednesday's accident with Russia's Progress M-12M space freighter, a ... Read more...

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Russian space freighter fails to reach orbit


August 24th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian space agency Roscosmos said the Progress M-12M space freighter failed to reach its designated orbit Wednesday due to a rocket engine failure.A source in ... Read more...

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Russia plans three space launches in August


July 30th, 2011 - 2:14 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian space agency Roscosmos said Friday it plans to launch two satellites and a space freighter in August.The Express-AM4 satellite will be launched Aug 18 ... Read more...

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ISS to be de-orbited, sunk in Pacific after 2020


July 27th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Built with great difficulty and labour, the International Space Station (ISS) will be de-orbited and sunk in the Pacific Ocean after 2020 like its Russian ... Read more...

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Gagarin statue unveiled in London


July 14th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A statue of the world's first man in space, Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin, was unveiled Thursday in London, Russian Space Agency Roscosmos said.The monument is ... Read more...

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Roscosmos to make third attempt to launch Soyuz spacecraft


July 13th, 2011 - 8:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Roscosmos, the Russian space agency, will make a third attempt Wednesday to launch Soyuz-2.1, a space carrier with six US Globalstar-2 communications satellites, a ... Read more...

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‘Mars flight possible after 2035′


April 14th, 2011 - 3:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An interplanetary spacecraft for a flight to Mars will be created not before 2025 and the maiden flight to the red planet will be possible ... Read more...

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NASA delays flight of Endeavor to avoid space jam


April 5th, 2011 - 9:35 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 5 (IANS) NASA has postponed the launch of its Endeavor space shuttle by 10 days after a scheduling conflict with Russia's Progress space freighter.NASA announced the postponement Monday ... Read more...

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First man in space to get statue in London - 50 yrs after his UK visit


March 23rd, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 23 (ANI): Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin, who became the first person to travel in space, made his historic voyage on April 12, 1961.Three months later, Gagarin was in Manchester ... Read more...

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Olympic flame ‘to be fired into space’


February 24th, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Moscow, Feb 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Olympic flame may travel to space if a proposal is accepted.   Russia was awarded the 2014 Winter Olympics to the surprise of many people. As it is ... Read more...

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Russia launches European telecom satellite


December 27th, 2010 - 6:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Proton-M delivery vehicle lifted off early Monday from the Baikonur Space Centre in Kazakhstan, carrying with it European telecommunications satellite Ka-Sat."The launch was carried out at ... Read more...

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Russia puts six US satellites into orbit


October 20th, 2010 - 7:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Soyuz spacecraft put six US communications satellites into orbit Tuesday, an official said.The spacecraft blasted off at 17.11 GMT from Kazakhstan's Baikonur space centre, a spokesman ... Read more...

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Russian Bank hires spy Anna Chapman


October 12th, 2010 - 12:03 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Anna Chapman, the Russian spy who was arrested in the United States earlier this year is in the news again. This time, for the right reasons because the spy has ... Read more...

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China tops list of countries dumping most debris into space


August 16th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 16 (ANI): China, a relative newcomer to the space age, has topped the list of countries contributing to space debris, according to a study by the Russian space agency, Roscosmos.China ... Read more...

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