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  • Dmitry Rogozin ‘dismissed’ as head of Russian space agency

    Derek RichardsonJuly 15th, 2022

    The often antagonistic leader of the Russian State Space Corporation Roscosmos, Dmitry Rogozin, has been removed from his position and will be replaced.

  • Russia threatens to not launch OneWeb satellites

    Derek RichardsonMarch 2nd, 2022

    OneWeb has become the latest pawn of Roscosmos in the declining relations between Russia and the West after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

  • Chiefs of US, Russian space agencies weigh in on ISS leak

    Jason RhianSeptember 14th, 2018

    With concerns raised about sabotage, the heads of the U.S. and Russian space agencies recently discussed the potential causes of the air leak discovered late last month.

  • Russian space industry suffers from another scandal

    Tomasz NowakowskiAugust 23rd, 2018

    On Aug. 19, 2018, the Investigative Committee of Russia (ICR) informed that three top executives of the state-run rocket manufacturer RKK Energia have been detained for fraud. This is yet another scandal in the Russian space industry in recent years.

  • Roscosmos boss urges haste in developing next-generation Federation spacecraft

    Tomasz NowakowskiJuly 26th, 2018

    Head of Roscosmos Dmitry Rogozin is urging haste in the development of Russia's next-generation crewed spacecraft known as “Federation." He expects all hands on deck to build the vehicle in the shortest possible time.

  • Dmitry Rogozin appointed Roscosmos head

    Tomasz NowakowskiMay 29th, 2018

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has appointed Dmitry Rogozin as general director of the Roscosmos State Corporation for Space Activities effective May 24, 2018. An executive order that changes the leadership of Russia’s space agency was signed during a meeting at Konstantin Palace in St. Petersburg, Russia.

  • Russia and China envision joint space exploration

    Tomasz NowakowskiJuly 23rd, 2016

    Russia and China are discussing broad cooperation in the field of space exploration. Both countries have said they are willing to collaborate in a wide range of areas, including joint missions to the Moon and Mars.

  • Russia establishes State Corporation Roscosmos

    Tomasz NowakowskiJuly 18th, 2015

    Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a federal law establishing the State Corporation Roscosmos, the Kremlin press service reported on Monday, July 13: “The Federal Law aims to improve the management system in the space sector and maintain and develop the space and rocket industry’s scientific and production potential in the interests of strengthening Russia’s defense […]

  • ‘Old deficiency’ in engine design caused Proton-M crash, says Russian deputy PM

    Tomasz NowakowskiMay 27th, 2015

    According to Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin, the Proton-M rocket crash on May 16 was caused by a long-standing flaw in the design of the engines.

  • Vostochny report part 3: Hunger games

    Tomasz NowakowskiMay 3rd, 2015

    “We have worked four months without a paycheck! Save the workers! We want to work!” More than 500 people including fitters, welders, and crane operators claim they have not received any money for four months. That was two weeks ago, but earlier in April, 100 workers went on strike and 26 started a hunger strike. […]

  • Vostochny report part 1: all the right people

    Tomasz NowakowskiMarch 9th, 2015

    Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin tours the progress at Vostochny cosmodrome construction site every month. On Feb. 27, he went to inspect the facilities, and then held a working meeting with representatives of the Russian Federal Space Agency Roscosmos and Federal Agency for Special Construction Spetsstroy.

  • Report: Former Energia head – ISS could remain on orbit through 2028

    Jason RhianJanuary 1st, 2015

    After a year’s worth of statements that, among other things, Russia would cease its involvement with the International Space Station (ISS ) and that it was going to field its own space station by 2017 – a former member of Russia’s aerospace industry has stated Russia could stay with the ISS as long as 2028, or, at […]