Russian Space program

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

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

11 years ago

Phobos and Jupiter Conjunction in 3 D and Amazing Animation – Blastoff to Martian Moon near

http://youtu.be/u60IkqWF5D4 Video Caption: Phobos and Jupiter in Conjunction - taken from Mars orbit ! A movie of the 1 June…

11 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:…

11 years ago

Russia Fuels Phobos-Grunt and sets Mars Launch for November 9

[/caption] Russia’s Space Agency, Roscosmos, has set November 9 as the launch date for the Phobos-Grunt mission to Mars and…

11 years ago

Historic 1st Launch of Legendary Soyuz from South America

[/caption] Russia’s legendary Soyuz rocket soared skywards today (Oct.21) on its historic 1st ever blastoff from a new European space…

11 years ago

Phobos-Grunt and Yinghou-1 Arrive at Baikonur Launch Site to tight Mars Deadline

[/caption] Barely in the nick of time, Russia’s groundbreaking Phobos-Grunt interplanetary spacecraft to Mars finally arrived on Monday (Oct. 17)…

11 years ago

Russia Eyes Caves on Moon for Setting Up a Lunar Base

For the time being, it appears NASA has set aside any ambitions to return to the Moon with human missions.…

11 years ago

Phobos-Grunt: The Mission Poster

[/caption] Russia is marking the upcoming blastoff of their dauntingly complex Phobos-Grunt sample return mission to the Martian moon Phobos…

11 years ago

Daring Russian Sample Return mission to Martian Moon Phobos aims for November Liftoff

[/caption] In just over 3 weeks' time, Russia plans to launch a bold mission to Mars whose objective, if successful…

11 years ago

Yuri Gagarin From the Earth to Mars Tribute

[/caption] 50 Years ago, the dream of human spaceflight opened with the courageous blastoff of Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin inside the…

12 years ago