Thursday, May 28, 2020
Russia’s state arms seller Rosoboronexport (part of the state hi-tech corporation Rostec) has started promoting on international arms markets the 59N6-TE mobile radar capable of detecting hypersonic targets, the company’s press office reported on Thursday, TASS reported. "Today Rosoboronexport is bringing to the market the latest radar station capable of...
Michael Gold, the Acting Associate Administrator for NASA’s Office of International and Interagency Relations, told the reporters that the media reports that the US is not willing to include Russia into the draft agreement on Moon exploration were incorrect. "I think it’s unfortunate that there were a lot of media...
Roscosmos chief Dmitry Rogozin said on Friday that Igor Ozar who was appointed as acting Head of Russia’s Energia Space Rocked Corporation on Friday will focus on developing the concept of a new orbital station. "I am confident that he will be able to cope with the tasks faced by...
Roscosmos is ready for negotiations with NASA on moon exploration projects and invited the leadership of the American organization to discuss the projects, but has not yet received a response, Kommersant reported. At the same time, cooperation on lunar projects could “become a serious factor for the interaction of the...
Founder and CEO of the Russian antivirus software provider Kaspersky Lab Yevgeny Kaspersky does not recommend using Zoom for business negotiations due to security problems, he said in an interview with TASS for special project Top Business Officials. "As for Zoom, we had significant security objections from the outset. First,...
An old rocket that was used in the past launches broke down on May 8. This was confirmed by Russia’s space agency Roscosmos. The Fregat-SB upper stage rocket was used to deliver Spektr-R, the Russian scientific satellite to orbit nine years ago. The space agency is still investigating the situation. For...
Pavel Durov, the founder of the popular messenger Telegram is announcing closure of the TON blockchain project, TASS reported. "We are announcing the discontinuation of our blockchain project," he wrote in the Telegram. Any project based on TON or using its name will not be related to the Telegram, Durov added. The...
The chief designer and engineer of the Energia Rocket and Space Corporation Yevgeny Mikrin has passed away at 65 after testing positive for the new coronavirus. The passing of Mikrin was first reported by Russia's state space organization Roscosmos. "An irreparable loss for Russia's rocket and space industry, as well as...
German federal prosecutors issued an arrest warrant for an individual they suspected of hacking into the German parliament’s computer systems in 2015 on behalf of Russia’s GRU intelligence service, the Sueddeutsche Zeitung reported on Tuesday. The newspaper reported that their suspect was Dmitry Badin, who is also sought by United...
Russian space industry officials announced that the telecommunications satellites Express-80 and Express-103 launch will be postponed for 30 July, explaining that the Proton-M carrier rocket needed for the launch won’t be repaired earlier due to defective parts. "The repair schedule at the Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Centre stipulates...