Roscosmos Current Affairs, GK & News

Russia to launch its own Space Station

The agreement between Roscosmos and its international partners is to run out in 2024. With this, Russia has planned to pull out of the International Space Station and launch its own space station in 2025. Highlights According to Russia, the structure of the International Space Station is ageing. With the station becoming older, it can ..

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Luna 25: Russian Moon mission

The Roscosmos is to launch Luna 25 by October 2021. The Roscosmos is the State Space Corporation of Russia that is responsible for space flights, aerospace research and cosmonautics programmes. About Luna 25 The Mission will carry a lander. The primary objective of Luna 25 is to prove landing technology. It is to carry thirty ..

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Russia successfully launches 38 satellites for 18 countries

Russia has successfully put 38 satellites for 18 countries into orbit from Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. Highlights The Russian Space Agency, Roscosmos, published a video showing its Soyuz rocket was launched against the grey and cloudy skies. The rocket successfully placed satellites (into orbit) from countries including Japan, South Korea, Saudi Arabia, Canada, Italy, Germany ..

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Russia Launched First Arctic-monitoring Satellite

The Russian Space agency, Roscosmos, has successfully launched its first ever Arctic-monitoring satellite that will monitor the Arctic’s climate and environment. Highlights The space agency blasted off the Soyuz-2.1b carrier rocket which is also carrying the Arktika-M satellite on board. The rocket was blasted off from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on February 28, 2021. The ..

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ExoMars Program

The ExoMars Mission has been delayed by 2 years due to software problems. The ESA mission is now expected to be launched in 2022. About the Program The ExoMars or Exobiology on Mars mission is a collaborative program between the European Space Agency (ESA) and the Roscosmos (Russian space agency). Its objective is to look ..

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