Thursday, November 26, 2020
The crew of the International Space Station (ISS) has installed a patch on a crack in Russian module Zvezda, which will stop the air leak, a Roscosmos spokesperson told Sputnik. Earlier, cosmonaut Sergey Ryzhikov was sealing the crack with a patch made of rubber and aluminum foil. "Members of the Russian...
Russia has laid the scientific groundwork for a new weapon to replace the Iskander tactical missile system, Russia’s Missile Forces and Artillery Chief Lieutenant-General Mikhail Matveyevsky said in an interview with the Rossiyskaya Gazeta newspaper on Thursday, TASS reported. "The Iskander-M will comply with modern requirements for quite a long...
The Plesetsk spaceport in northern Russia will be able to conduct up to 20 launches of the latest Angara carrier rockets annually after the works planned before 2025 are completed, Defense Minister Army General Sergei Shoigu said on Tuesday, TASS informed. "The fulfillment of the works for creating the Angara...
Bitcoin rose by 2.12% peaking at $17,081, according to CoinDesk data at 15:02 Moscow time, TASS writes. The last time bitcoin rose above $17,000 was in January 2018. As of 15:16 Moscow time, the bitcoin rate was at $17,009. Bitcoin is a decentralized cryptocurrency system of the same name based on...
The Baltic Fleet’s corvette Steregushchiy accomplishing long-distance deployment missions in the Northern Atlantic held drills in the North Sea, the Fleet’s press office reported on Tuesday, TASS reports. "In the North Sea, the crew of the Steregushchiy held air, anti-ship and anti-submarine defense drills," the press office said in a...
Russian Defense Minister Army General Sergei Shoigu checked preparations for the launch of a Soyuz-2 carrier rocket with a cluster of satellites scheduled for November 24, the Defense Ministry reported on Tuesday, TASS reported. Commander-in-Chief of Russia’s Aerospace Force Colonel General Sergei Surovikin reported to the defense minister, "the launch...
Gaming division of Mail.ru Group (MY.GAMES brand) is launching a public beta test of a cloud gaming service allowed to run high-quality games on low-end computers. In the future, the company plans to integrate the service into the VKontakte social network, according MY.GAMES website, TASS writes. The service is available...
Maxim Liksutov, Head of the Moscow Department of Transport and Road Infrastructure Development, announced the creation of a MaaS platform in the city - it will combine different types of transport and allow users to choose the most convenient route, ICT.Moscow reported. According to Liksutov, the mayor's office started to...
Russian President Vladimir Putin has demanded that state space agency Roscosmos provide more details about the financing of future projects, as the government looks to rework its budget following the hit from Covid-19, RT informs. Over the summer, Roscosmos planned and promised a number of brand-new space programs, due to...
The Russian ambassador to the United States, Anatoly Antonov, expressed hope for the two countries’ successful cooperation in space to help resolve global challenges, Sputnik reported. "Over these two decades, about 250 people from 19 countries have been to the ISS. Many experiments and studies in biology, medicine, physics and...