'India not to participate in Russian Moon research project'

India has "lost interest" in the Russian project for the soil sample taking at the south pole of the Moon after "mutual refusal from cooperation, Russia's official media reported.

Russian spacecraft burnt up on re-entering Earth's atmosphere
Russian spacecraft burnt up on re-entering Earth's atmosphere

An out-of-control unmanned Russian spacecraft on Friday burnt as it re-entered the Earth`s atmosphere, a media report said.

Ill-starred Russian space ship to burn up in atmosphere

Russia said an unmanned supply ship that missed a rendezvous with the International Space Station will burn up on re-entering the Earth's atmosphere after the spacecraft suffered a communications failure.

Manned mission to International Space Station to be delayed: Roscosmos
Manned mission to International Space Station to be delayed: Roscosmos

Russian federal space agency Roscosmos has said that the upcoming manned mission to the International Space Station (ISS) would be re-scheduled due to the recent failure of the Progress M-27M cargo craft.

Lost Russian spacecraft may crash into Earth next week
Lost Russian spacecraft may crash into Earth next week

An unmanned Russian spacecraft ferrying supplies to the International Space Station (ISS) has gone out of control and will crash into the Earth's atmosphere in about a week.

Russia to build own space station by 2023: Putin
Russia to build own space station by 2023: Putin

Russia plans to build its own orbiting space station by 2023, President Vladimir Putin said Thursday during a marathon call-in session with the nation.

Russia announces plan to build new space station with NASA

Russia on Saturday announced initial plans to build a new orbital space station together with NASA to replace the International Space Station (ISS), which is set to operate until 2024.

US, Russia sign deal to prolong ISS operation

An agreement has been signed to prolong the operation of the International Space Station (ISS) till 2024, Igor Komarov, the head of Russian space agency Roscosmos, said at a news conference on Saturday.

NASA, Russia's Roscosmos to sign deal to transport astronauts

Russia’s Federal Space Agency Roscosmos and NASA plan to sign in autumn another contract for the use of Russia’s Soyuz spaceships to take American astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS), Tass reported citing a Roscosmos statement on Monday.

Russia, US in constant contact after false alarm at space station
Russia, US in constant contact after false alarm at space station

Russian federal space agency Roscosmos and US space agency NASA are maintaining constant contact after a false alarm triggered an emergency situation at the International Space Station (ISS), Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said on Wednesday.

NASA evacuates its side of ISS after ammonia leak alarm
NASA evacuates its side of ISS after ammonia leak alarm

NASA evacuated astronauts from its side of the International Space Station Wednesday after an alarm indicated a possible toxic leak.

Researchers create map of water vapor distribution in Mars' atmosphere
Researchers create map of water vapor distribution in Mars' atmosphere

Researchers have recently developed a map of water vapor distribution in Mars' atmosphere, it has been reported.

Russian scientists plan project to detect space threats
Russian scientists plan project to detect space threats

Russian scientists plan to create a space observatory which can spot asteroids measuring over 50 metres at a distance of one astronomical unit and other space objects a decametre in size, similar to the Chelyabinsk meteorite, in the near Earth orbits.

Mars Orbiter Mission: 10 facts you should know
Mars Orbiter Mission: 10 facts you should know

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The Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM), also called Mangalyaan, is India’s first interplanetary mission to the planet Mars.

Russian space `sex geckos` are safe for now

There is good news for the geckos aboard the Russian Foton-M4 space satellite meant to study the effects of microgravity on sex and reproduction.

Russia blocks military functions of US GPS stations

Russia has started to block the military functions of US Global Positioning System base stations on its territory, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said.

Russia developing manned space programme to replace ISS

Russia is developing a national programme of manned space explorations which will replace the International Space Station (ISS) programme after 2020, the Russian federal space agency, Roscosmos, said Thursday.

Russia rebuffs US on extending life of space station

Russia has no intention of prolonging the use of the International Space Station after 2020, as the US is proposing, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitri Rogozin said here Tuesday.

Times Square Toshiba Vision Screen to showcase next Space Station launch

The Toshiba Vision screen in New York`s Times Square is going to show the public the next launch of three crew members to the International Space Station.

Chandrayaan 2 may be an all India mission

Chandrayaan 2, the second mission to moon, could be an Indian programme all the way without any Russian support.