Refine Search

  •  
  •  
Russian space agency says solar sail launch fails

...liftoff, showering debris over the Arctic Ocean, the Russian space agency said Wednesday. The Cosmos 1 vehicle, a joint...Russian nuclear submarine in the Barents Sea, the Russian space agency said. "The booster's failure means that the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/06/23/liv_456755.shtml
Life & style
Russia sells NASA time on space station

...to keep the cash-strapped Russian Space Agency afloat and help it complete...technologies to other countries. Russian Space Agency spokesman Sergei Gorbunov said...goods and services from the Russian Space Agency over the next four years.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/06/tec_241084.shtml
XXX Technology
Russians insist Mir remains safe

...crew despite frequent breakdowns. "I think that safety is clearly ensured," Mikhail Sinelshchikov, head of Russian Space Agency's manned flights program, told The Associated Press. At a congressional hearing in Washington on Thursday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/09/20/tec_214934.shtml
XXX Technology
Report: Russians need more help on international space station

...Congress and the White House must approve the request for NASA to buy additional goods and services from the Russian Space Agency over the next four years, the newspaper said. The goal is to prevent further costly delays in the U.S.-led...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/22/tec_239735.shtml
XXX Technology
Russia boosts space station module

...maneuvering engines to raise it to an orbit about 157 miles in space, the station's public affairs office said. Russian Space Agency general director Yuri Koptev told reporters the maneuver was carried out "with great accuracy," and the 24-ton...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/11/22/tec_245515.shtml
XXX Technology
Russia lacks cash to run Mir through 1999

...keep to that timetable, and bring up French and Slovak astronauts as planned, said Yuri Koptev, head of the Russian space agency. "However, if the financial problems remain, we may consider bringing the station down earlier," possibly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/29/tec_229786.shtml
XXX Technology
Russian space agency to take out insurance on disposing Mir

MOSCOW -- Russia's space agency is taking out insurance against any damage the ailing Mir space station might cause when it is guided down later this month, the Russian Aerospace Agency said Tuesday. Despite official optimism that the Mir safely plunge into a remote area of the Pacific Ocean, the space agency is negotiating with three Russian companies to insure against possible damage, a premium estimated at $200 million. "The insurance is just another attempt to assuage fears," Russian Aerospace Agency spokesman Sergei Gorbunov said during an Internet news conference.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/03/07/tec_305740.shtml
XXX Technology
NASA mulls Russian request for one-year flight; decision expected in weeks

...customers, and expects to decide in a few weeks. The Russian Space Agency wants to extend the two-person mission from six...tight quarters for an entire year. Last week, the Russian Space Agency announced that an American millionaire scientist...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/10/liv_411656.shtml
Life & style
Russian TV network offering a prize that is out of this world

...misers. The country's main state television network, Channel One, has reached a $20 million deal with the Russian space agency to send one lucky contestant to the International Space Station next year. Channel One said it will select 20...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/11/18/biz_359141.shtml
XXX Bizarre
Launch of crucial service module delayed again

...as the station's living quarters, was supposed to blast off from Kazakstan in mid-November. NASA and the Russian Space Agency are now aiming for a launch anywhere from Dec. 26 to Jan. 16. A precise date will be announced in about a month...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/10/02/tec_271266.shtml
XXX Technology