Russian Federal Space Agency

Russia Recruiting For Its Moon Bound Cosmonauts

The Russian federal space agency (Roscosmos) has announced that it is seeking new recruits to become the next-generation of cosmonauts.

7 years ago

The New Vostochny Cosmodrome Brings Launches Back To Russian Soil

Russia's new spaceport, the Vostochny Cosmodrome, will allow Roscosmos, the Russian Space Agency, to conduct the bulk of its launches…

8 years ago

NASA, Boeing, and SpaceX to Launch 1st Commercial Crew Ships to Space Station in 2017

After a hiatus of six long years, US astronauts will finally launch to space in a revolutionary new pair of…

9 years ago

NASA-Russia Breach Will Not Affect UrtheCast Cameras On Space Station, Company Says

UrtheCast -- the company aiming to bring high-definition pictures of Earth to the public -- is among the exemptions after…

10 years ago

Two Workers Killed at Russian Launch Facility

Reports coming out of Russia say that two people were killed at the Plesetsk space launch facility last week while…

10 years ago

Rocket Failures May Spur Change In Russian Federal Space Agency: Report

It appears that the Russian government wants to take action over the string of unmanned mission failures beleaguering Roscosmos, or…

10 years ago

Gerbils, mice perish as Russian spacecraft returns to Earth

A menagarie of animals launched to space last month has arrived back on Earth -- with a few casualties for…

11 years ago

Awesome Map of Space Agencies Around the World

When you think of space agencies around the world, what comes to mind? Probably NASA, ESA, ISRO and JAXA are…

11 years ago

Phobos-Grunt and Yinghuo-1 Encapsulated for Voyage to Mars and Phobos

[/caption] Phobo-Grunt, Russia‚Äôs first interplanetary mission in nearly two decades, has now been encapsulated inside the payload fairing and sealed…

12 years ago

Success ! Launch Video of Crucial Russian Rocket to ISS puts Human Flights back on Track

http://youtu.be/cJcMvUNIAhc Video caption: Liftoff of unmanned Russian Progress craft atop Soyuz booster on Oct. 30, 2011 from Baikonur Cosmodrome. Credit:…

12 years ago