Russia to create $150 mln Earth observation satellite by late 2025

MOSCOW : Russia’s Research and Production Association of Machine-Building (the town of Reutov in the Moscow Region) will develop a new Earth’s remote sensing satellite on the basis of the existing Kondor-FKA space vehicle by late 2025, according to information posted on the state procurement website on Friday. The state procurement contract envisages upgrading the…

Proton carrier rocket

Russia to continue its focus on quality of Proton carrier rocket engines

BISHKEK : The Russian space industry will continue paying enhanced attention to the quality of products manufactured by the Voronezh Mechanical Plant, despite the successful launch of a Proton carrier rocket, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin told TASS on Thursday. “Roscosmos [State Space Corporation] did not conceal the problems exposed at one of the sector’s…