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NOK-200104 Cosmonautics News N4 2001 magazine
40 years after first flight
Yuri Gagarin. He was first to see Earth from outside
International Space Station
ISS-l Mission Chronicle
Lab delivered - sign the form, or STS-98 mission
Yuri Gidzenko relocated Soyuz TM-31 to FGB nadir port dear-ing SM port for next Progress ferry.
Docking of Progress M-44
Cosmonauts. Astronauts. Crews
Valeriy Tokarev: Not for spaceflight only
Even if officially cosmonaut Tokarev was named Hero of Russia for his Shuttle flight, in fact the award commended his 20 years of test pilot work.
Negotiations in Houston
Russia and its ISS partners failed to agree on the first space tourist mission to the orbital station.
Orbital Complex Mir
Jubilee of the Orbital Complex Mir
Short history of Mir development and results of onboard research is provided.
Mir is 15
At the February 19 'jubilee' news conference, Yuri Koptev said that Russian cosmonautics probably wouldn't receive additional 1100 million roubles listed in the state budget for 2001. Also, Mir is doomed and the task is to deorbit it safety.
The Mir discussion
On February 28, Yuri Koptev reminded Mir supporters that by 1993, Mir state funding was almost zero and only the ISS agreements and foreign currency flow helped to keep Mir in orbit for eight more years.
A conference in defense of Mir
As far as she goes around
Fuel margin became the main issue. Would it be enough fuel to keep Mir oriented as it descends to 250 kilometers
Two military comsats launched: first Italian and a British one
Odin the first and the only
Launch of Milstar 2
Companies. Agencies. Organizations
Changes in NASA began
Under new U.S. administration, some ISS components are deferred or deleted but this doesnt mean that U.S. are to leave ISS.
Aleksandr Medvedev - the Khrunichev Center director
The Indian space program
One more mobile satellite communications system crashed Philippe Perrin named to the STS-111 crew
NEAR at the surface of Eros
First solar sail of Cosmos-1
New Eutelsat satellite was developed in the 1970s America
Intelsat and Chinese - brothers forever
Intersputnik chose Dialog
Intersputnik Ml and M2 based on Khrunichev's Yakhta platform will be launched by Rockot in 2003 for Intersputnik.
Canada to develop third generation Radarsat
Customer found for second Atlas 3, and for the next Proton too
Problems of lubrication in nanomechanisms
Launch Vehicles. Rocket Engines
X-43A just before flight tests
Wings of flame
A tombstone was dedicated at Vladimir Utkin's grave at the Troyekurovo Cemetery in Moscow.
Aldrin and Clark on the prospects of space tourism
Yuri Galkin is a designer of personal and crew seals.
First commander of TsPK
Our nuclear engines (Part 2)
Apollo 14: Return to Moon. All or nothing
Biographies of STS-98 crewmembers
74 pages, 88 photos
1. Atlantis on start
2. Progress of M-44
3. Exportation of the launcher from a maintenance area on start
4. KA Milstar 2-F2 on tests
5. X-34A on the exhibition of experimental X series (FACES of a name Draiden, June 2000)