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Right on Earth

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

Russian Scientists to Fight Cancer with ‘Space Crystals’

Russian scientists have successfully performed space tests on mice

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)

Antares Rocket with Russian Engine to Take Off this Autumn

American Antares rocket equipped with Russian RD-181 engine will be launched for the first time on Sept. 12 this year

Russia and US to Work Together on Reducing Space Mission Risks

The Russian Academy of Science’s Institute of Biomedical Problems is developing a scientific programme for a series of tests on insulation to safeguard ISS

Moscow State University to Open Space Research Department

The Rector of Lomonosov Moscow State University Viktor Sadovnichy announced the creation of a new space research department

Roscosmos: Traces of Extraterrestrial Life May Be Found on ISS

Traces of extraterrestrial life may be found on the outer casing of the International Space Station (ISS)

Russia’s Roscosmos to Spend $6 Billion on Cosmodromes

Russian State Space Corporation is planning to allocate about 340 billion roubles ($6 billion) on development programme for cosmodromes

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 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

Vostochny Cosmodrome to Test Returnable Rockets

The Vostochny Cosmodrome will attempt to use returnable rockets in the future

Russian Company Builds Lens for Brazilian Observatory

Schwabe, a company that is a Rostec holding, has supplied an oversized lens for detecting space debris to the Pico dos Dias Observatory in Brazil

Russia to Launch Two Space Observatories Before 2025

The new X-ray and ultraviolet space observatories will be launched into orbit within the next decade

Russian University to Make ‘Sensitive Hand’ for Space Robot

Experts from Samara University has begun work on a sensitive system for a robot hand based on fibre-optic sensors

Ten Reasons to Visit the Moscow Cosmonautics Museum

Check out our list of things to do there, then come and experience it first-hand

Gagarintown

The city that lives in the name, memory and time of the first cosmonaut

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

First Onboard Video of Russian Soyuz Launch from Vostochny

At a scientific conference Progress State Research and Production Space Centre showed a video of the "Soyuz-2.1a" rocket, launched for first time from Vostochny on April 28

Russia to Launch Ten Satellites to Monitor Arctic

The new programme will boost development of Russia's northern regions, Roscosmos representative claims

Russia's Lomonosov Satellite to Monitor Asteroid Threat

A satellite is set to be launched from the Vostochny Cosmodrome in April to monitor the threat of asteroids to earth

Russia's GLONASS Launches Its Fourth Ground Station in Brazil

The Russian Federal Space Agency Roscosmos has launched the fourth GLONASS ground control station in Pernambuco Federal Institute of Education Science, and Technology

Soviet Polar Observatory to Welcome First Visitors

The polar station on Franz Josef Land will be open for public, the Lenta.ru news website reported on Monday, March 27