Posts Tagged ‘Russia’
 

 
The Soyuz TMA-04M rocket launches from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Tuesday, May 15, 2012 carrying Expedition 31 Soyuz Commander Gennady Padalka, NASA Flight Engineer Joseph Acaba and Flight Engineer Sergei Revin to the International Space Station. (Photo by NASA/Bill Ingalls)

Russia Plans Replacement For Soyuz Rocket

Russia's struggling space agency has unveiled a new program that will see the creation of a replacement for the aging Soyuz rocket by 2020.
by AFP
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Video: Tatarstan Airlines Boeing 737 Crashes at Kazan; All Aboard Perish

NYCAviation has learned that at approximately 10:30 AM EST, Tatarstan Airlines flight U9-363/2B-363 from Moscow Domodedovo to Kazan Russia crashed after attempting a go-around from its second aborted landing attempt, instead im...
by Eric McKirdy
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Russian Investigators Say Plane Crash Was Caused by Drunk Navigator

Investigations have revealed that the navigator of the Russian aircraft which crashed last June, killing 47 people in the northwestern region of the country, was drunk.
by BNO News
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NASA and Russia to Discuss Nuclear-Powered Spaceship Project

Russia's Federal Space Agency, Roscosmos, on Monday announced that it will discuss a nuclear-powered spaceship project with NASA, with a nuclear rocket engine design to be completed by next year.
by BNO News
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The Tupolev Tu-95, 62 Years Old & Still Going Strong

This article originally appeared onĀ AirlineReporter.com. If it is possible to have a favorite aircraft, mine would be theĀ Tupolev Tu-95. The story of the Tu-95 goes back to 1944. During the Great Patriotic War, the Soviets wa...
by Bernie Leighton
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