Roscosmos

mars rovers

A Rover Named After DNA Pioneer Rosalind Franklin is Headed for Mars in 2020

“This name reminds us that it is in the human genes to explore.”
Becky Ferreira
2.7.19
Mars

The Martian North Pole Is a 'Winter Wonderland' Right Now, New Photo Shows

Korolev crater contains a permanent ice field that stretches over a mile deep.
Becky Ferreira
12.20.18
tech

Russia Space Chief Suggests International Space Station Leak Could Be Sabotage

Roscosmos head Dmitry Rogozin, known for bombastic comments, said it was “a matter of honor” to “find the one responsible” for the puncture.
Becky Ferreira
9.4.18
Space Hogs

Russian Scientists Have Been Trying to Make a ‘Space Motorcycle’ for Decades

Orbital commutes made easy.
Becky Ferreira
2.6.18
what on earth

This Strange Sensor Russia Sent to the ISS Is Baffling US Military Experts

"I think the appropriate reaction is 'mild curiosity' rather than 'worry.'"
David Axe
10.18.17
Artemis IRL

Russia Will Help NASA Build an Orbital Moon Station

The Deep Space Gateway is scheduled to be built in the 2020s.
Becky Ferreira
9.27.17
Adventures in Hell

Russia and America Are Collaborating on the Most Ambitious Venus Mission Ever

The Venera-D project aims to send an orbiter, lander, and possibly even an airship to Venus.
Becky Ferreira
4.18.17
russia

China Will Overtake Russia In Annual Rocket Launches This Year

But the US will lead the world in the total number of rockets launched this year.
Grennan Milliken
11.30.16
nasa

Dead Mars Lander Thought It Had Safely Landed Before It Crashed

Four minutes and 41 seconds into its descent sequence, the European/Russian-built lander apparently got disoriented.
Becky Ferreira
10.25.16
Mars

The ExoMars Lander Malfunctioned Within 50 Seconds of Touchdown on Mars

Did the historic ExoMars lander crash on Mars? ‘We don’t know,’ ESA says
Becky Ferreira
10.20.16
nasa

How to Watch ExoMars Land on the Red Planet on Wednesday

The European Space Agency and Roscosmos team up to look for life on Mars.
Becky Ferreira
10.18.16
Anniversaries

The Other First Moon Landing

Apollo 11 achieved the first crewed Moon landing in 1969. Ten years earlier, it was the Soviets who had the edge with Luna 2.
Becky Ferreira
9.14.16
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