NASA says images suggest "success" in asteroid sample collection WASHINGTON. KAZINFORM - The U.S. space agency said Wednesday that it likely succeeded in collecting samples through a spacecraft touchdown on asteroid Bennu a day earlier, based on images that captured the activities, Kyodo News reports.
EAEU countries mull over joint space project MOSCOW. KAZINFORM The Council of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) has approved the first cooperation project of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) countries in the provision of space and geoinformation services based on remote sensing data - an interstate program, which will be a pilot one for the EAEU member states, BelTA learned from the press service of the EEC.
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.
China launches new Long March-5B rocket for space station program WENCHANG. KAZINFORM - China's new large carrier rocket Long March-5B made its maiden flight on Tuesday, sending the trial version of China's new-generation manned spaceship and a cargo return capsule for test into space, Xinhua reports.
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.
Roscosmos chairman thanks Kazakh PM for help in launching Soyuz MS-16 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Director General of Roscosmos Dmitry Rogozin has expressed gratitude to the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Askar Mamin, for assisting in launching the Soyuz MS-16 transport manned spacecraft.
Roscosmos enterprises develop lung ventilator for newly-born babies MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - Manufacturers operating under the aegis of the Russian space corporation Roscosmos in February submitted applications for obtaining registration of a ventilator for newly-born babies and a medical gas mixer, Kazinform refers to TASS.
Russia, Belarus to launch new jointly developed satellite in 2025 MINSK. KAZINFORM - The launch of a new Russian-Belarusian satellite is scheduled for 2025, Director of GeoInformation Systems at Belarus’ National Academy of Sciences Sergei Zolotoi said in an interview with the newspaper SB. Belarus Segodnya published on Friday.
Soyuz spacecraft to land in Kazakhstan KOROLYOV. KAZINFORM - The Soyuz MS-13 spacecraft carrying Russian cosmonaut Alexander Skvortsov, NASA astronaut Christina Koch and European Space Agency astronaut Luca Parmitano has undocked from the International Space Station (ISS), the Russian Mission Control Center said in a statement.