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  • Russia’s new space program: Search for extraterrestrial life amid budget cuts

    Tomasz NowakowskiMay 2nd, 2015

    The Russian Federal Space Agency, Roscosmos, has stated its intent to search for extraterrestrial life despite losing 35 percent of its budget. According to a draft of the federal space program’s goals for 2016-2025 that was made public on Thursday, April 23, Russia plans to launch several spacecraft designed to find alien life. The project includes sending satellites and […]

  • Four candidate landing sites considered for 2018 ExoMars mission

    Tomasz NowakowskiOctober 2nd, 2014

    Four possible landing sites are being considered for the ExoMars mission in 2018. Its rover will search for evidence of martian life, past or present. ExoMars is a joint two-mission endeavour between ESA and Russia’s Roscosmos space agency. The Trace Gas Orbiter and an entry, descent and landing demonstrator module, Schiaparelli, will be launched in […]