Russian space agency to place telescopes on Moon to track dangerous asteroids MOSCOW. KAZINFORM Russia’s State Space Corporation Roscosmos plans to place telescopes on its future lunar base in the southern pole of the Earth’s natural satellite to monitor dangerous asteroids and comets, Roscosmos Executive Director for Science and Long-Term Programs Alexander Bloshenko told TASS on Monday.
The International Space Station Russian state space corporation Roscosmos MOSCOW. KAZINFORM Specialists of Russia’s Mission Control Center will carry out a maneuver on November 8 to raise by 800 meters the average altitude of the International Space Station (ISS), the Central Research Institute of Machine-Building (TsNIIMash) told TASS on Friday.
World’s oldest woman, ethnic Kazakh, died in Russia ASTRAKHAN REGION. KAZINFORM The world’s oldest woman, ethnic Kazakh Tanzilya Bissembeyeva, was buried in her native village Alcha, in Kransoyarsk district of Astrakhan region, Russia. Since 2016 she has officially been recognized as the oldest woman of the planet. Her name was inscribed in Russia’s Guinness Book of Records, Kazinform learnt from Rossiyskaya Gazeta.
Military diplomats from 55 nations visit Russia’s Pacific Fleet VLADIVOSTOK. KAZINFORM Military diplomats from 55 nations arrived to Russia’s Far Eastern city of Vladivostok to familiarize themselves with equipment and training facilities of the Russian Pacific Fleet, the fleet’s press service said on Tuesday.
UNESCO to decide on creating Mendeleev prize in November PARIS. KAZINFORM The UNESCO Executive Board will submit a proposal to the UNESCO General Conference due in November to establish a prize in the area of fundamental research to commemorate renowned Russian scientist Dmitri Mendeleev, a source in the UNESCO Secretariat told TASS on Tuesday.
St. Petersburg expects to welcome about one million people during 2020 UEFA Euro Cup ST. PETERSBURG. KAZINFORM Russia’s second largest city of St. Petersburg expects to receive about one million football fans and tourists during matches of the 2020 UEFA Euro Cup next summer, St. Petersburg Governor Alexander Beglov said on Friday.
Satellites launched atop Russia’s Proton-M rocket put into designated orbits MOSCOW. KAZINFORM Two commercial satellites, Europe’s Eutelsat-5WB and US MEV-1, launched atop the Proton-M carrier rocket on Wednesday, were put into their designated orbits on Thursday, the International Launch Services (ILS) said on Twitter.
SCO is a good example of successful coop in Asia – Head of State SOCHI. KAZINFORM The Shanghai Cooperation Organization is a good example of successful cooperation in Asia, according to President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev. He said it taking the floor at the plenary session on «World Order from the Viewpoint of the East» held during the 16th meeting of the Valdai Discussion Club in Russia’s Sochi Oct 3, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Wildfires sear through 43,300 hectares of Russia's forests MOSCOW. KAZINFORM Over 90 wildfires are blazing on the territory of 43,300 hectares in Russian regions, the press service of the Aerial Forest Protection Service said on Tuesday. On Monday, wildfires were registered on the territory of 56,000 hectares.
MS-14 spacecraft’s 2nd attempt to dock to ISS scheduled for August 27 MOSCOW. KAZINFORM Russia’s Soyuz MS-14 spacecraft with the android robot Fedor on its board will make a second attempt to dock to the International Space Station (ISS) in the morning of August 27, the federal space agency Roscosmos reported on Sunday according to TASS.
MS-14 spacecraft to make another attempt to dock at ISS in early morning of August 27 MOSCOW. KAZINFORM Russia’s Soyuz MS-14 spacecraft will make another attempt to dock at the International Space Station (ISS) at 6:12 Moscow time on Tuesday, August 27, according to the ISS’ twitter which NASA keeps.
Russia’s new Soyuz-2.1a space rocket to blast off on 1st manned mission in March 2020 YEKATERINBURG. KAZINFORM Russia’s new Soyuz-2.1a rocket will blast off for the first time with a manned spacecraft towards the International Space Station in March 2020, CEO of the Research and Production Association of Automatics (the developer of control systems for Soyuz-2.1a and other carrier rockets) Andrei Misyura said on Friday.