Russia’s Khrunichev center to make 11 Proton-M rockets before their production stops MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - Russia’s Khrunichev Center will manufacture 11 more Proton-M carrier rockets before their production is stopped and the project is closed, the center’s Director General Alexei Varochko told TASS on Tuesday.
KhalifaSat captures high-resolution image of Baikonur Cosmodrome MOSCOW. KAZINFORM KhalifaSat has captured a high-resolution image of the Baikonur Cosmodrome, a spaceport located in an area of southern Kazakhstan where Emirati astronauts Hazza AlMansoori and Sultan AlNeyadi are currently being quarantined ahead of Al Mansouri's launch to the International Space Station on September 25th, WAM reports.
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.
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.
NASA's TESS mission discovers three new worlds NUR-SULTAN - LOS ANGELES - NASA's newest planet hunter, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), has discovered three new worlds -- one slightly larger than Earth and two of a type not found in our solar system -- orbiting a nearby star, according to the U.S. space agency, Xinhua has learned.
Humanoid robot delivered to Baikonur for spaceflight BAIKONUR. KAZINFORM - On July 23, 2019, Skybot F-850 humanoid robot was delivered to the Baikonur Cosmodrome for preflight preparations. The Skybot F-850 will be delivered to the International Space Station aboard Soyuz MS-14 spacecraft with its launch scheduled for August 2019, the press office of Roscosmos informs.
Republican Centre for Space Communication, Intelsat GS&M sign coop agrt NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM JSC Republican Centre for Space Communication of the Aerospace Committee of the Ministry of Digital Development, Innovations and Aerospace Industry and Intelsat Global Sales & Marketing Ltd (Intelsat GS&M) signed an agreement on cooperation, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Soyuz MS-13 docked with ISS BAIKONUR. KAZINFORM Soyuz MS-13 manned spacecraft carrying Roscosmos cosmonaut Alexander Skvortsov, astronauts Luca Parmitano of the European Space Agency and Drew Morgan of NASA onboard, docked with the International Space Station at 01:47 Moscow time (04:47 Nur-Sultan time - editor), Kazinform learnt from TASS.
Soyuz MS-11 spacecraft with 3 ISS crewmembers onboard lands in Kazakhstan KOROLYOV. KAZINFORM The Soyuz MS-11 manned spacecraft with three crewmembers from the International Space Station (ISS) onboard has landed in Kazakhstan in 145 km to the south-east of the city of Zhezkagan, Russia's Mission Control Center said on Tuesday.
OneWeb launches from Russia’s Vostochny space center to begin in early 2020 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Russia's Vostochny space center in the Far East will start launches under the OneWeb program in early 2020, Russia's Center for Operation of Space Ground-Based Infrastructure (TsENKI) said, TASS reports.
NASA's Mars 2020 rover to have high definition eyes NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - NASA's Mars 2020 rover will carry the first Mars color camera that can zoom, enabling 3D images that will help its driving, sampling and observing of the Red Planet, according to a press release of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), Xinhua has learned.
Hubble observations put universe's history into one image NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Astronomers created the largest and most comprehensive "history book" of 265,000 galaxies into one single image, stretching back through 13.3 billion years of time to just 500 million years after the big bang, Xinhua has learned.
Russian resupply ship docks with space station using ultra-short flight scheme KOROLYOV. KAZINFORM The Progress MS-11 resupply ship has docked to the International Space Station (ISS) after using an ultra-short flight scheme. The flight lasted slightly over 3 hours and 20 minutes, Russia's Mission Control reported on Thursday, according to TASS.