Russian Space program

China Unveils High Resolution Global Moon Map

[/caption] Chinese scientists have assembled the highest resolution map ever created of the entire Moon and unveiled a series of…

11 years ago

Amazing Panorama of Western Europe at Night from Space Station

[/caption] An amazing panorama revealing Western Europe’s ‘Cities at Night’ with hardware from the stations robotic 'hand' and solar arrays…

11 years ago

Doomed Phobos-Grunt Mars Mission Destructively Plunges to Earth

[/caption] Story and Crash Zone Map updated 1 p.m. EST Jan 16 Today (Jan. 15) was the last day of…

11 years ago

Soyuz Launches to Station amid Swirling Snowy Spectacular

[/caption] The future survival and fate of the International Space Station was on the line and is now firmly back…

11 years ago

Soyuz Poised for High Stakes November 13 Blastoff – Space Stations Fate Hinges on Success

[/caption] The stakes could not be higher for the Russian Soyuz rocket now poised at the launch pad at Baikonur…

11 years ago

Russians Race against Time to Save Ambitious Phobos-Grunt Mars Probe from Earthly Demise

[/caption] Teams of Russian engineers are in a race against time to save the ambitious and unprecedented Phobos-Grunt sample return…

11 years ago

Trouble for the Phobos-Grunt Mission

[/caption] Russia's unmanned Phobos-Grunt spacecraft may be in serious trouble, as it apparently has encountered problems with either computer software…

11 years ago

Russia’s Bold Sample Return Mission to Mars and Phobos Blasts Off

Russia has successfully launched the Phobos-Grunt sample return mission to Mars aiming to return a soil sample from Phobos, the…

11 years ago

Awesome Action Animation Depicts Russia’s Bold Robot Retriever to Mars moon Phobos

[/caption] In less than 48 hours, Russia’s bold Phobos-Grunt mechanized probe will embark on a historic flight to haul humanities…

11 years ago