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Roscosmos after SpaceX lowered prices

Roscosmos has reduced the cost of launching one kilogram of payload into Earth orbit by the Soyuz-2 medium rocket by almost half, RIA Novosti reports. “The cost of launching spacecraft in the 3U cubesat format (with sides of 10 by 10 by 30 centimeters) will be 170 thousand dollars. As part of the launch of […]

Foreigners prevented Roscosmos

In 2019, Roscosmos will carry out about 40 missile launches, and not 45, as was previously planned, TASS reports a statement by Dmitry Rogozin, general director of the state corporation. “45 definitely will not be, because we have three devices“ left ”the next year. These are not our devices, but the devices of our foreign […]

Roscosmos denied NASA launch of MS Union

In 2020, Roscosmos will not be able to launch the third Soyuz MS spacecraft to the International Space Station (ISS) if NASA needs it if the American Crew Dragon and Starliner are not ready. This was stated by the executive director of the state corporation for manned programs Sergey Krikalev, reports TASS. According to him, […]

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 […]

NASA will deprive Roscosmos of the last money

NASA has acquired the right to engage in space tourism since October 2019. The corresponding opportunity is envisaged by the budget of the American Space Agency for the 2020 fiscal year. The delivery of tourists to the International Space Station (ISS) is planned to be carried out on American manned spacecraft as part of the […]

Rogozin refused to take Mask to work at Roscosmos

Director General of "Roscosmos" Dmitry Rogozin said he would not hire the founder of SpaceX Ilona Mask. On this Saturday, June 8, reports Tass. When a journalist asked if Mask should be invited to work at Roskosmos to create reusable rockets, Rogozin replied in the negative, stating that “you need to raise yours.” The head […]

Roscosmos has compiled a code of ethics

Roscosmos has prepared a code of professional ethics for astronauts. The document is posted on the portal of draft regulatory legal acts. If the code is approved, the basic principles of astronauts' professional behavior will be legality, justice, professionalism, responsibility and humanity. Among other things, astronauts will need to refrain from public speaking and assessments […]