China's FAST telescope detects extragalactic neutral hydrogen for dark matter study BEIJING. KAZINFORM In a significant astronomical breakthrough, scientists have detected the neutral hydrogen line emission from extragalactic galaxies for the first time with the help of the world's largest radio telescope, which could help enrich the understanding of dark matter.
Russia’s future space observatory to be able to search for other civilizations — Roscosmos MOSCOW. KAZINFORM Russia’s proposed scientific satellite Millimetron (also known as Spektr-M), whose main task will be to conduct research into the early days of the Universe, will also be searching for traces of engineering activity by extraterrestrial civilizations, if they ever existed or do exist, the executive director of Russia’s space corporation Roscosmos for research programs and science, Alexander Bloshenko, told TASS in an interview.
Russian space agency to develop new satellite for flights beyond Earth’s magnetosphere MOSCOW. KAZINFORM Russia’s State Space Corporation Roscosmos plans to create a satellite that will be able to leave the boundaries of the Earth’s magnetosphere, CEO of the Progress Space Rocket Center Dmitry Baranov told TASS on Thursday.
Launch of Progress MS-15 resupply ship to space station scheduled for July MOSCOW. KAZINFORM The launch of the Progress MS-15 resupply ship to the International Space Station (ISS) is scheduled for the summer of 2020, Russia’s State Space Corporation Roscosmos reported on its Twitter account on Tuesday.
ISS crew evacuated from Soyuz-MS15 on landing MOSCOW. KAZINFORM Roscosmos cosmonaut Oleg Skripochka and NASA astronauts Andrew Morgan and Jessica Meir have been evacuated from the Soyuz MS-15 manned spacecraft, which landed earlier in Kazakhstan, 147 km to the southeast of the city of Zhezqazghan. The Roscosmos website organized a live transmission of the event.
First launch of Russia’s Proton carrier rocket from Baikonur scheduled for March 31 MOSCOW. KAZINFORM The launch of a Proton-M carrier rocket with Express-80 and Express-103 communications satellites from the Baikonur spaceport is scheduled for March 31, the Reshetnev Information Satellite Systems Company said in the corporate newspaper Sibirsky Sputnik on Friday.
Head of State amends agr’t on Baiterek rocket complex creation NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev signed the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan «On ratification of the Protocol on amendments to the Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Government of the Russian Federation on the creation of the Baiterek rocket complex at the Baikonur cosmodrome» as of December 22, 2004, Kazinform has learnt from the Akorda’s press service.
Soyuz-2.1b carrier rocket with 34 OneWeb satellites launched from Baikonur MOSCOW. KAZINFORM The Soyuz-2.1b carrier rocket with the Fregat-M booster and 34 OneWeb satellites has been launched from the 31st platform on the Baikonur spaceport, according to the live broadcast on the website of Russia's Roscosmos space corporation.