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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

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

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

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

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

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

‘Astronauts Don’t Talk Politics’

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