#Roscosmos

About One Hundred People to Enter MSU Department of Space Studies

About 100 people are expected to be the first students in the new Space Studies Department at Moscow State University, according to Viktor Sadovnichy, MSU’s president

VKontakte and Roscosmos to Send a Cosmobot to ISS

Social network VKontakte and Russian space agency Roscosmos plan to launch a cosmobot to the International Space Station

Russian Spaceship to Take Tourists into Space

A ticket for a trip on the first Russian reusable suborbital vehicle for tourists will cost approximately $200,000-250,000, RIA Novosti reported yesterday

ISS Visible to Naked Eye in Moscow Sky in February

The International Space Station, or ISS, will be visible in the Moscow sky this month, according to a report by the Moskva news agency

Roscosmos to Print Organic Tissue on 3D Printers in Space

Plans have been made to print living tissue and organs on board the International Space Station (ISS)

Roscosmos to Spend $86 Million on Mars Endeavour

Russian space agency Roscosmos is inviting tenders in order to begin a joint project with the European Space Agency to explore Mars

Russia to Discard Soyuz-U Rockets

The last launch of the Soviet rocket Soyuz-U is planned for February 2017

ExoMars-TGO Probe Sends First Images of Mars to Earth

The Trace Gas Orbiter, which was launched into the orbit of Mars as part of the ExoMars mission, has sent fist images of Mars to Earth

Roscosmos Plans to Build Angara Rocket Launch Site Worth $604 Million

The Roscosmos State Corporation has placed an order on the public procurement website for the creation of a launch site for heavy rockets at the Vostochny Cosmodrome

Russia Creates Robots for Outer Space

Roscosmos’ Russian Space Systems (RSS) has successfully produced experimental prototypes of walking micro-robots capable of operating in outer space

Soyuz-FG with Manned Spacecraft Launched from Baikonur

A Soyuz-FG carrier rocket with a Soyuz MS-03 transport manned spacecraft was launched from Baikonur to the International Space Station

Russia's RSC Energia to Create a Robot for Open Space

RSC Energia has initiated experimental design works for the creation a space robot that will assist astronauts during spacewalks

Artificial Gravity to Appear on Russian-Developed ISS Module

The new Russian-developed module of the International Space Station, or ISS, will be equipped with a centrifuge to create artificial gravity

Russia and US Agreed to Prepare Astronauts for Flights to Other Planets

Russia and NASA have signed an agreement on a terrestrial isolation programme which will be used to train astronaut crews for future missions to other planets

Right on Earth

How Roscosmos, Russia’s federal space agency, has helped astronauts and common people

Russia and US to Launch Project on Venus Exploration After 2025

Russia, in collaboration with American scientists, plans to launch joint project to explore Venus after 2025

Russian-European Mars Spacecraft Separates From Mothership Before Landing

ExoMars modules successfully separated from one another before the lander took aim for the Red Planet

‘Astronauts Don’t Talk Politics’

Interview with Oleg Kotov, head of manned programmes at the Central Research Institute of Machine Building

Russian Space Systems Double Space Hardware Reliability Factor

In 2015, "Russian Space Systems" had a 100% year-on-year growth rate of its hardware reliability factor

Space Exploration, A New World Order

Gazprom Space Systems founder and head designer Nikolay Sevastyanov tells RNS about the company direction, building profitable space exploration and the Elon Musk business model

Russia Designs Reusable Spacecraft for Moon Flights

A reusable spacecraft, named Ryvok, designed to carry cosmonauts and supplies to the moon, has been designed in Russia

‘I Can’t Say Our Partnership Changed At All Because of These Sanctions’

Interview with Rene Pichel, head of ESA Permanent Mission in Russia