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Dmitry Rogozin

Russia demands explanation over US snub to space chief

Russia’s space agency on Saturday demanded an explanation after NASA put off a planned visit to the United States by Russia’s controversial space chief.
OneWeb

US internet satellite service offers to sell stake to Russia

U.S. satellite start-up OneWeb has offered to sell a minority stake to Russia, a move it hopes will allay Moscow’s concerns about the company’s plan to create a worldwide internet network using satellites, three sources familiar with the matter said.
Anne McClain, Oleg Kononenko, and David Saint-Jacques on space mission today

Russian, Canadian, American woman begin space mission

The first manned space mission to the International Space Station since an unprecedented accident in October, which raised concerns about Moscow’s Soviet-designed spacecraft, will launch on Monday.

Russia planning to create long-term base on moon

Russia plans to create a long-term base on the surface of the moon as part of its lunar programme and study the satellite with the help of robot avatars, Roscosmos Chief, Dmitry Rogozin said on Tuesday.
Engine problems hit the Russian rocket after lift-off

Emergency landing for astronauts as rocket fails

A US and Russian astronaut are making an emergency landing following a rocket failure on a mission to the International Space Station.

Institute: Russia, US to hold joint test flight to Moon in 2019

Russia and the US will hold a joint four-month experiment imitating a flight to the lunar orbital station Deep Space Gateway in 2019 in Moscow, Russian Institute of Science said.

Russia reschedules Soyuz launch after failure to blast off

Russian space agency Roscosmos has delayed the launch of a Soyuz rocket carrying a Progress cargo ship by two days after Sunday's planned lift-off was aborted at the last minute.

Russia loses £33m satellite over programming error

Russia lost a 2.6bn-rouble (£33m) weather satellite due to a programming error, the country's deputy prime minister has confirmed.

Russia launches telecoms satellite for Angola

Russia on Tuesday launched a rocket carrying Angosat-1, the first national telecoms satellite for Angola, from its Baikonur space pad, with rare use of a rocket from Ukraine despite collapsed ties between the two nations.

Russia says it has lost contact with Meteor satellite

Russia says it has lost contact with the Meteor-M weather satellite launched early this morning from its new Vostochny spaceport.

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