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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

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

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

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

Energia Plans to Send the First Russian to the Moon in 2031

According to RSC Energia General Director Vladimir Solntsev, the corporation intends to take the first Russian to the Moon in 2031

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 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