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NASA showed Curiosity from Mars

NASA published images of the Mars rover Curiosity from the orbit of Mars. The relevant photos were posted on Twitter. It is noted that the image, where the rover is visible only in the form of a small dot, is made on clay territory in the Gale Crater. NASA noted that the image was taken […]

"Roskosmos" lied with the "Science"

The multifunctional laboratory module "Science" will receive the fuel tanks of the upper stage "Frigate". This was reported to TASS by a source in the rocket and space industry following a meeting held in the Rocket and Space Corporation Energia with the participation of Dmitry Rogozin, Director General of Roscosmos. “It was decided to produce […]

Roscosmos will deprive Russia of the base orbital module

The multipurpose laboratory module (MLM) “Science” after replacing the original fuel tanks with the capacities of the “Fregat” upper stage cannot become the base unit of the Russian national near-earth station. This was reported to RIA Novosti by a source in the rocket and space industry. According to him, the original tanks can not be […]

"Roskosmos" eliminates the "ballast" of land and people

The Moscow site of the “Khrunichev Center” occupies a “vast territory”, part of which “is a certain ballast”, said Alexey Varochko, general director of the Roscosmos enterprise, to the Kommersant publication. According to the manager, “this should be boldly spoken about, part of the territory has not been used since 1986”. “Sometime since 1994, construction […]

Medvedev called "Roskosmos" the worst performer of the Federal Target Program

The government has questions for the implementation by Roscosmos of the federal targeted program (FTP), Interfax reports a statement by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. “24 FTPs, most of which, according to the Ministry of Economic Development, are generally performed quite effectively. Questions remain on the implementation of only one federal targeted program for which Roskosmos […]

"Roskosmos" will continue to perforate in zero gravity

After drilling a hole in the housing of the domestic compartment of the Soyuz MS-09 manned spacecraft, traces of metallic dust remained, reports RIA Novosti with the statement of Roskosmos CEO Dmitry Rogozin. According to him, the state corporation has not yet decided on the reasons for “why the chips were found in certain places […]