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"Roskosmos" boasted a "nuclear tug"

Within the framework of the state program “Space Activities of Russia for 2013-2020”, design documentation was developed, a number of components of the prototype of the ground prototype of the transport and energy module (TEM) based on a megawatt-class nuclear power propulsion system (“nuclear tug”) were manufactured and autonomously tested, it is reported in the […]

"Roskosmos" will begin to make the "king of the engines"

NPO Energomash, part of Roscosmos state corporation, has announced the launch of mass production of the world's most powerful RD-171MV liquid-propellant rocket engines. The document is published on the public procurement website. “Purchase of long products of cast steel and alloys RD-171. The product is intended for use by the customer in the main production […]

At "Roskosmos" recorded "emission of delirium"

The recent news, according to which Roscosmos is considering the possibility of returning firearms to the wearable emergency stock of Russian cosmonauts, “is suggestive,” writes Military-Industrial Courier. “It remains that – the holster on the side of each crew member is a good plot for a thriller, but then the maximum that future space explorers […]

The management of "Roskosmos" began to pray often

Before each manned launch of space rockets, the leadership of Roskosmos prays to God for their successful launch. This was announced by the rector of the Church of St. Great Martyr George the Victorious at the Baikonur Cosmodrome Archpriest Sergius (Bychkov), RIA Novosti reports. According to him, the leadership of the state corporation has a […]

"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 […]

"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 […]