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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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Mystery of Russia’s doomed Progress spacecraft may delay next ISS crew launch

Posted 2017/01/04 06:00 CST | 2 comments

More than a month after a Progress spacecraft bound for the International Space Station plunged to the ground during a botched launch attempt, investigators are still unable to clear its rocket to carry future ISS crews.

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 | 11 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.

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