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NOK-200206 Cosmonautics News N6 2002 magazine
Soyuz TM-34 Launched
Final Exams Of EP-3 Crews
Crew Training At Baykonur
Soyuz TM-34 In Autonomous Flight
EP-3 Science Program
ISS Main Expedition Four Mission Chronicle: April 2002
Testing Of FGB Hatch Plug
One More Correction
Redocking: Nervous, Unplanned, And Very Successful
A Problem With FGB Latches
Weekdays Again, Science Again
First Virus Onboard ISS
Soyuz TM-34 Crew Onboard ISS
Chronicle Of Joint Flight ISS Assembly, Flight 13: Atlantis' Payload
Whistle Of Locomotive In Orbit, Or Mission STS-110
Nine Months On Earth
Yet They Classified It!
Launched At The Last Second
Seventh Start For Jerry Ross
Mounting And Powering The SO
Meeting With Press
The Second EVA: Grandfathers At Work
The Train Will Be Eight Hours Late...
Shenzhou 3 Leads China To New Horizons
STS-109 Mission Statistics
STS-110 Mission Statistics
Cosmonauts. Astronauts. Crews
State Awards To Cosmonauts-2
In April, President Vladimir Putin awarded Yuri Gidzenko, .Sergey Kn'kalyov, Yuri Usachov, Viktor Afanasyev, and Konstantin Kozeyev. And yet there is no credible system of state awards for spaceflights.
Contract Signed For Frank De Winne's Flight
Russia Received Third Eye
For 16 days, USSPACECOM was unable to release orbital elements for Kosmos-2388 which is believed to be an Oko (Eye) missile warning satellite.
The Seventh New Sky Of Space
Surface Of Comet Appeared Dry And Hot
Successful Comm Session With Pioneer 10, Or A Road Of 30 Years
New NASA Projects
Milstar II Operational
Conference Of Operators And Users Of Russian Satellite
Communications And Broadcast Networks
At the 7th annual conference in Dubna, plans were announced to launch five Express-AM satellites between December 2003 and January 2005. Complementary functions are envisaged for small comsats of Khrunichev, NPOmash and NPO PM.
Crosna To Develop 'Russian Thuraya'
While Indium and Globalstar LEO mobile communications systems turned out to be commercial disasters, Thuraya and ACeS with large geostationary satellites are healthy. So ZAO Sadko-Telekom started the development ofSadko system to serve 400 to 500 thousand users in remote areas of Russia by 2008.
New Commander Of USAF Space Command
Launch Vehicles. Rocket Engines
Rebellers From Samara
At the exhibition Dvigatel'-2002 held in April in Moscow, the Samara NTK 'Dvigateli NK' presented the project of NK-33-1 engine for the first stage of Yamal launch vehicle. Igor Afanasyev talked to Vladimir Chizhukhin and Aleksandr Ivanov to learn the details.
New Japanese Rockets And Problems Of Funding
It seems that the distributed model of financing space R&D in Japan contn'butes to high costs and large percent of failures of current Japanese launch vehicles.
Is It So Good?
Galaxy Express launch vehicle (also known as J-1U and J-2) may use Atlas 3 core stage together with Russian RD-180 engines and a Japanese second stage with natural gas as fuel.
Accident with RD-191
Desk Medals Of RKA-Rosaviakosmos
Companies. Agencies. Organizations
FondServicebank: Stable And Reliable Partner
Of Russian Aerospace Industry
Space Budget'2000: Final Figures
Summer Space Education Conference Of YSC
Sean O'Keefe Turns Down Mars And Continues To Hire Cadre
Heroes Of Space Remember
Aleksey Stanislavovich Yeliseyev
The Cosmonautics Day Celebrated
In Moscow and St.Petersburg, Saratov and Khimki, and throughout Russia people celebrated the 41th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin's historic space mission.
Drills For Venus
Soyuz: The Legendary Spaceship (Part 3)
In Part 3, Sergey Shamsutdinov overviews the missions of Soyuz TM to Mir and ISS. Currently, the last Soyuz TM is in orbit docked to the international station. The next one will be of the new version, Soyuz TMA.
Biographies Of STS-109 Crewmembers
Vladimir Lavrentyevich Lapygin
Anatoliy Pavlovich Fyodorov
Aleksandr Yakovlevich Kramarenko
72 pages, 80 photos