Russia's Lunar Program.

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Russia Postpones Moon Mission 'Luna-25' Untill July 2022

Russia's space agency rescheduled the launch of automatic interplanetary station Luna-25 in July next year, said Dmitry Rogozin, Roscosmos state space corporation chief on November 20. This is said to be Russia's first lunar program for the south pole of the moon, reported UNI. Earlier in August, the launch was also postponed to carry out some additional checks of equipment. Notably, the Luna 24 was launched in 1976.

Sun, 21 Nov 2021 - 04:10 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Roscosmos, Luna-25, Lunar Program, Russia, Moscow

Soyuz space module.

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Russian Soyuz Space Module That Visited ISS in 2018 Up For Sale

Russia has planned to sell the Soyuz space module, which took astronauts Oleg Artemyev, Andrew Feustel and Richard Arnold to and from the ISS in 2018. "Descent module No.738 of the Soyuz MS-08 mission is available on the Glavkosmos web portal for purchase," read Roscosmos' statement. However, the price has not been disclosed yet as the buyers will have to first submit requests for purchase on portal.

Thu, 20 May 2021 - 04:42 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Russia, Roscosmos, Soyuz Space Module, sale, ISS

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Yuria Pereslid; the ISS.

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Russia To Send Actress, Director To Int. Space Station For Movie Shoot

Russian space agency Roscosmos will be sending actress Yuria Peresild and director Klim Shipenko to shoot a film at the International Space Station. Titled "Challenge", the expedition for the space-drama will begin from October 5 after the selected candidates clear the basic tests. Reportedly, Hollywood actor Tom Cruise is also scheduled to visit the ISS in October for his next film, backed by NASA and Elon Musk.

Sat, 15 May 2021 - 09:35 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Russia, Roscosmos, ISS, Movie, Yuria Pereslid, Klim Shipenko, Tom Cruise

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Russia To Quit ISS By 2025 For Its Own Space Station

Russia has stated to build its own space station by 2030 as it is preparing to quit the current decades-old International Space Station (ISS). Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov informed that Russian space agency Roscosmos will soon submit a notice and exit the ISS after 2025. The project, estimated to cost around $6 billion, now awaits the final approval of Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Thu, 22 Apr 2021 - 04:45 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Russia, ISS, Roscosmos, Space Station

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Representational photo: Moon.

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Lunar Space Station: China-Russia Collab For Research Facility On Moon

Russian space agency Roscosmos and China's National Space Administration (CNSA) have joined hands to build a lunar space station. As per the Roscosmos official statement, the collaboration aims for a "complex of experimental research facilities created on the surface and/or in the orbit of the moon." The CNSA, however, affirmed that any interested country can participate in the project, for which the Chinese claims to be its biggest space… read-more

Wed, 10 Mar 2021 - 12:10 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Russia, Roscosmos, China, CNSA, Lunar Space Station

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