Last Updated: Friday, December 27, 2013, 05:13
From rocket-shaped playground equipment to faded murals of cosmonauts, mementos of the heyday of Soviet space exploration are scattered around this sandswept town that launched Yuri Gagarin into orbit in 1961.
Last Updated: Friday, September 28, 2012, 09:57
Russia needs a leaner space industry, and that means significant job cuts, according to Vladimir Popovkin, head of Russia`s Space Agency Roscosmos.
Last Updated: Tuesday, September 11, 2012, 09:08
Russia will spend $21 billion to develop its space industry in the coming years, PM Dmitry Medvedev said Monday.
Last Updated: Saturday, September 08, 2012, 14:40
The Russian space industry is not in a crisis despite some local problems, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said Friday.
Last Updated: Saturday, September 01, 2012, 09:12
Russian President Vladimir Putin has sought draft proposals for restructuring the national space industry after a string of accidents that have compromised the country`s image as a leading space power.
Last Updated: Saturday, December 24, 2011, 12:21
Russia has experienced a number of launch mishaps in the past 13 months.
Last Updated: Thursday, February 04, 2010, 16:18
NASA`s plan for private sector to build spacecraft to fly astronauts to the
ISS is a high-risk undertaking that won`t show results for years, experts said.
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