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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

The First Man in Space

Russia's Yuri Gagarin, the first man in space, would have celebrated his 83rd birthday on March 9

‘Hey, Sky, Take off Your Hat! I'm Coming!’

Valentina Tereshkova of Russia, the first female cosmonaut, turns 80

Russian Company to Build Spaceport for Papua New Guinea

A Russian company has agreed to build a spaceport for Papua New Guinea

Russians List Reasons to Be Proud of Their Country

Glorious victory in the Second World War, space exploration and literature are the pillars of Russian patriotism, the poll revealed

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

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

Russian Scientists Catalogue Hundreds of Thousands of Galaxies

Moscow State University astronomers, in collaboration with their French counterparts, have assembled a catalogue containing information about 800,000 galaxies

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

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

Russia to Send Macaques to Mars

The Research Institute of Medical Primatology, or NIIMP, has begun preparing monkeys for a flight to Mars

Vesta Asteroid Soon to Be Seen Over Moscow

Moscow residents will be able to see the Vesta asteroid with the naked eye as it flies past the Earth during the night of Jan. 18

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

A Stellar New Year Party: How They Celebrate in Space

The most unusual New Year parties are those arranged by astronauts

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

Russian Scientists to Transform Astronauts Into Cyborgs

Russian scientists will take part in a programme to transform astronauts into cyborgs by replacing human organs with artificial ones

Russia to Discard Soyuz-U Rockets

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

Vostochny Cosmodrome to Test Returnable Rockets

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

ISS to Simulate Coldest Place in Universe in 2017

The International Space Station, or ISS, plans to conduct an experiment on cold atoms by simulating the coldest part of the universe

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