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05.08.2019
A UAE astronaut will treat the ISS crew with national dishes
Glavkosmos (part of Roscosmos) in collaboration with Space Food Laboratory and the Institute of Biomedical Problems of the Russian Academy of Sciences are realizing the initiative of Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Center to include national dishes as a Guest Set for the first UAE astronaut now preparing to fly to the ISS this September. The […]
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18.07.2019
Russia-China Space Cooperation: progress and prospects
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05.07.2019
The Soyuz-2.1b launch vehicle successfully launched from the Vostochny Cosmodrome
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02.07.2019
The Soyuz LV with Meteor-M №2-2 satellite was rolled out to the launch pad at the Vostochny Cosmodrome
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Interesting facts 1/3
On July 15, 1975 Soyuz-19 spaceship was lifted aboard Soyuz-U launch vehicle. It was the first international space flight with the docking of Apollo, a US spaceship. The famous Soyuz-Apollo docking was a historical event and a symbol of rapprochement between the two superpowers in the period of détente during the long-lasting Cold War.
Interesting facts 2/3
On April 4, 2019, Glavkosmos JSC, under a contract with Arianespace, launched four communication satellites of O3b Networks, a subsidiary of Luxembourg-based satellite communications operator SES. The name O3b stands for “Other 3 billions”, which refers to the world's population, where broadband Internet is not available right now. Thanks to the O3b satellites, the Internet will come to them.
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Soyuz-2.1a became the first rocket launched from the new Russian space center Vostochny. The historical launch was conducted on April 28, 2016.