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NOK-200105 Cosmonautics News N5 2001 magazine
Orbital Complex Mir
Earth remained Mir-less
The final month
The last day
The Mir saga is over. With heavy hearts, but without a hitch Russian space specialists deorbited the space complex, first truly international space station. Andrey Borisenko who was the voice of MCC-M that day, recalls details of this unique operation with NK Chief Editor Igor Marinin.
Orbital station Mir: Facts and figures
Seeing off Mir on her last voyage
Russian cosmonauts invited to Bob Citron's aircraft expedition were not lucky in their attempt to see Mir reentry. Sergey Avdeyev reports details of their Fiji trip.
Chinese plans in the field of piloted space
Scanner for searching for defective tiles
International Space Station
Finish of the first main expedition
As usual, NK provides daily chronicle of the current ISS mission
Mission STS-102: Change of watch at ISS
Leonardo: Man and Module
Florida - Space - Florida
ISS-T1 crew training to be concluded
ISS-2 Mission Chronicle
On Soyuzes and Progresses
Production of crewed and cargo ships for ISS at Energiya is back on track. Currently, two Soyuz spacecraft (#206 and #207) are located at Baykonur and four more are in work: one more Soyuz TM (#208) and first three Soyuz TMAs (#211 through 213). Both Progress M and Progress Ml versions of cargo ship will be built and launched to ISS through 2003.
Rosaviakosmos approved inclusion of the Enterprise commercial module into the Russian segment of ISS. It is planned that the module and Soyuz TMA docked to it would be marketed in package.
Russian Space Forces
Space Forces of Russia are being formed
Colonel General Anatoliy Perminov appointed first Commander, Space Forces of Russia. This newly-established command is expected to be functional analog of the U.S. 14th Air Force.
Cosmonauts. Astronauts. Crews
The European Astronaut Center in Cologne
Japanese to prepare Kibo simulators
Astronauts appointed to ISS missions
Mission delayed for Israeli astronaut
Eurobird and BSAT-2a in orbit
PanAmSat to buy STAR as well
Let's 'Rock', or XM-2 in orbit
GSLV launch attempt
Galileo mission extended till 2003
Launch Vehicles. Rocket Engines
Ariane 5: New goals, new vehicles
Kosmos-3M: Rehabilitation needed
With five or six commercial orders, Omsk may resume Kosmos-3M production and at the same time modernize the vehicle using present-day components.
X-40A demonstrator flight tests
Aerojet/Pratt & Whitney group received new USAF contract
J-l Upgrade engine contract
Atlas vehicles and military satellites
Chinese to built steam engine for nanosatellites
Rocket, please phone home
Delta 4 Core static tests
Crash of X-33 and X-34 programs
Japan aims to launch solar power station in 2040
Sharp eye for SBIRS-High
Astra 3A to fly on Ariane 5
Delta 4 will launch Indonesian satellite
Offensive at the market of high resolution satellites
Ground complex for the Start family of launch vehicles at Svobodnyy cosmodrome
Recent successful launches of Eros Al and Odin were results of continual efforts of military command and industry teams in establishing up-to-date test and launch facilities.
Launch complexes developed by KBTM On the history of R-36 launch silo facilities.
Companies. Agencies. Organizations
Puskovyye Uslugi: Resolved problems and new hopes
This company was established to market the Start family of launch vehicles but now it extends its scope into Zenit-2 and Tsiklon-2 marketing, and explores new launch sites. General Director S.M.Zinchenko and Kompleks-MU chief A.P.Sukha-dol'skiy review the history of Start-1 and the prospects of the company.
Eurockot in March
Managers of European and Canadian companies and space agencies visited Plesetsk to obtain first-hand evidence on the state of Rockotfacilities. At the same time, alarming trend was observed: payloads begin to migrate from Russian to Western vehicles.
From the 55 years history of the Russian Institute for Space Instrument Building
Charity fund of the K.E.Tsiolkovskiy Academy of Cosmonautics
In memoriam of Boris Rauschenbach
The road to space is thorny and dangerous. 40 years since the death of Valentin Bondarenko
35 years ago, Plesetsk turned into cosmodrome
The youngest general of Baykonur: Jubilee of A.G.Zakharov
In 1961-1965, Ateksandr Grigoryevich Zakharov completed the development of Baykonur as first-class ICBM test range and space launch center.
Apollo 14: Return to Moon (Part 2)
Biographies of STS-102 and ISS-2 crewmembers
74 pages, 70 photos
2. Module MPLM on a manufacturing plant Alenia Spazio
3. Leonardo. A view from inside. There is mounting a module
4. An Astronaut Uriy Gagarin - flagship of the ships providing control with piloted and other scientific space vehicles, equipped by a radio complex with antennas having a mirror a dia 25 m
5. Launch system of Rokot