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Anatoly Zak

Anatoly Zak

Anatoly Zak is the publisher of RussianSpaceWeb.com and the author of Russia in Space: the Past Explained, the Future Explored

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Spektr-RG sees (x-ray) light at the end of the tunnel

Posted 2016/11/17 07:00 CST | 0 comment

After many years of development, a cutting-edge Russian-German space observatory with little-known contribution from the US is finally approaching the launch pad...or so its scientists say.

An international outpost near the Moon gets closer to reality

Posted 2016/11/03 07:01 CDT | 10 comments

International Space Station (ISS) project partners are inching ever closer toward an agreement to begin the development of a new human outpost in the vicinity of the Moon. If successful, the cis-lunar space station (a space station in the vicinity of the Moon) will be the largest international space project to date, influencing the direction of human space flight for decades to come.

ExoMars Domino Effect

Posted 2016/05/30 08:10 CDT | 5 comments

A difficult but necessary decision by ESA and Roskosmos to postpone the launch of the ExoMars rover from 2018 to 2020 raises a question about the fate of other planetary exploration programs in the pipelines of both space agencies.

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