Symbolic moment as Russian cosmonauts get jabs of Sputnik V – named for first space satellite – ahead of latest ISS mission

Cosmonauts traveling to the International Space Station (ISS) in April have been inoculated against Covid-19 with the Sputnik V vaccine, named after the world’s first artificial Earth satellite, which was launched by the USSR. … Read More >Symbolic moment as Russian cosmonauts get jabs of Sputnik V – named for first space satellite – ahead of latest ISS mission

Russia’s space agency chief Rogozin hits out at ‘stupid’ US sanctions that even target ISS mission control center

The head of Roscosmos has revealed that he appealed to his counterpart at NASA after discovering that sanctions were to be introduced against Russia’s space agency in a package of measures against companies with military links. … Read More >Russia’s space agency chief Rogozin hits out at ‘stupid’ US sanctions that even target ISS mission control center

Cosmonauts to intensify search for leak on ageing International Space Station amid concerns over DEPLETING oxygen reserves

Mission control has asked cosmonauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) to find the source of a leak from Russia’s Zvezda module on the facility, warning that the craft has been losing its reserve supply of oxygen. … Read More >Cosmonauts to intensify search for leak on ageing International Space Station amid concerns over DEPLETING oxygen reserves

Russia says International Space Station is falling apart & may have to be abandoned early, plans to go it alone on replacement

Russia may invoke the spirit of ‘Mir’ by launching its own orbital station after 2024, as a replacement for the ISS. The current setup had been expected to operate until 2030, but there are signs that it may not be possible. … Read More >Russia says International Space Station is falling apart & may have to be abandoned early, plans to go it alone on replacement

Media-fueled divisiveness worse than Cold War — here’s proof! (Full show)

Monday marks the twenty-year anniversary of the first manned mission of the International Space Station (ISS), which saw historic cooperation between the Russian and US space programs, in stark contrast to precarious international situation we see today. Rick Sanchez breaks it down. Then RT’s Maria Finoshina provides the details. … Read More >Media-fueled divisiveness worse than Cold War — here’s proof! (Full show)

Russian & American astronauts lift off for ‘ultrafast’ 3-hour flight to International Space Station aboard Soyuz MS-17 (VIDEO)

Two Russians and one American have departed for a six-month stay on the International Space Station for the Soyuz MS-17 mission, the first to use a cutting-edge rendezvous scheme that will slash the journey to just three hours. … Read More >Russian & American astronauts lift off for ‘ultrafast’ 3-hour flight to International Space Station aboard Soyuz MS-17 (VIDEO)

Faster than a Moscow-London flight! Russian Soyuz prepares QUICKEST-EVER crewed trip to International Space Station

A Russian Soyuz spacecraft, which is set to deliver the crew of the next mission to the International Space Station (ISS) in record time, has been placed on its launch pad, at the iconic Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. … Read More >Faster than a Moscow-London flight! Russian Soyuz prepares QUICKEST-EVER crewed trip to International Space Station