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NOK-200309 Cosmonautics News N9 2003 magazine
ISS Main Expedition Seven Mission Chronicle: July 2003
Forty Years, Quite A Term
Three Days Of Deserved Rest
Hurricane Approached And Passed By
In Solar Orbit
Does Heart Beat In Weightlessness?
Nocturne With Didgeridoo
Red Flag With Golden Stars-2: Results of Shenzhou-4 Experiment; First Flight of A Chinese Cosmonaut Planned For October Does Alternative Exist For Tile Thermal Protection? 'Simple' vs. Advanced OSP: Debates Flare Up
Robots To Help Astronauts
Talgat Musabayev Lefts Cosmonaut Team
Simulator Of The Future
Honors To Ilan Ramon
Cosmonauts. Astronauts. Crews
Michel Tognini Became Head Of ESA Astronaut Team
Three More Manager Astronauts
Astronaut Christopher Loria took leave of absense while Donald
Thomas and Janice Voss became ISS science program managers.
Rosaviakosmos and ESA signed contract on Andre Kuipers' mission
onboard Soyuz TMA-4 and ISS in 2004.
Megaruss Insurance Company Chief Is 50
Boeing At The Center Of 'Rocket Scandal'
In alliance with Arianespace and Mitsubishi, Boeing seeks for survival of its advanced Delta 4 launch system. Sharp drop in commercial orders left Delta 4 out of business while government orders were turned down by the USAF due to 'unethical' competition.
Loral Sold Half Of Fleet To Intelsat
Towards New Horizons With Atlas 5
Water On Mars: To Be Continued
One year passed since neutron detectors HEND and NS onboard Mars Odyssey found large amounts of hydrogen in the soil of south polar region of Mars. New data show abundant water ice deposits in the north region as well, and signs of current water spillage leading to gullies formation.
Mars Express: Mission Continues
ESA To Build New Deep Space Station
Space Power Units
Ion Engine Passed Test With Success
Japanese Probes Of Past And Future
About Lunar Radio Telescope
A Window To Space, Or Military-Political Astronomy
Mikhail Sevastyanov and Vyacheslav Davidenko report on the history and current activities Nurek space control facility now known as Okno (Window).
Russian 'Volga' In Byelorussia
New Star Wars: Tests Of Space Interceptors Delayed
Twenty Years Of TDRS-l
Corot: Researcher Of Stars And Planets
15 Years Since Launch Of Experimental Satellite Ofeq-1
Israel: Five New Satellites In Five Years
By 2008, Israel will launch three reconnaisance satellites (Ofeq 6, Ofeq 7, and TechSAR), its second comsatAMOS and the first military communications satellite.
Kosmos-2397: Not Healthy If Alive
Orbital behavior indicates the spacecraft was alive on June 5 but one can not understand which orbital position it now heads to.
Galileo: First Satellites Ordered
NPO PM Participates In The Vinasat Tender
Japan To Launch New Spysats
Cosmos-1 Solar Sail At Test Stand
Valuable Award To Russian Astrophysicist
Newest Maps And The Demise Of Dinosaurs
Hypersonic Craft As Seen By U.S. Military And Civilian Scientists
First Plate Of Airstrip
After refurbishment launched on July 12, the Pero Air Field at Plesetsk will be able to support all types of aircraft, as well as the Baykal winged booster of Angara launch vehicle.
RS-84 Development Continues
Hard Landing Of HOPE-X Model
Single Staged Atlas
Russian-European Summer Space School
International Symposium On Space Flight Dynamics
At the 17th symposium on SFD held in Moscow in June, participants from government and private institutions of Europe, U.S., Japan and Brazil discussed topics varying from control of multi-satellite constellations to dynamics of space debris.
4th Youth Conference At Vyazniki
Legendary Test Director
Leonid Aleksandrovidi Voskresenskiy, deputy of Sergey Korolyov in charge of ground tests of missiles, launch vehicles and spacecraft, made exceptional contribution to the early Soviet space successes.
Surgeon, Scientist, Engineer...
Vladimir Ivanovich Yazdovskiy worked on cockpits for Tupolev's bombers when Sergey Korolyov invited him to design cabins for first animal passengers of the R-l missile. Thus he became the founder of Soviet space biomedicine.
Memorial Plaque For Yu.A.Mozzhorin Dedicated
losif Stalin Considered Possibility Of Launching Man Into
In June 1946, head of the Soviet aviation ministry M.V.Khruni-chev presented Stalin the proposal by Mikhail Tikhonravov and Nikolay Chernyshev that looked like a fantasy: to fly men to the height of 100-150 kilometers in a modified V-2 vehicle.
Cosmonaut IDs (Part 2)
Since 1979, Soviet and Russian cosmonauts were given IDs issued by the V.P.Chkalov Central Air Club (and later by the Federation of Cosmonautics) on behalf of the International Aeronautics Federation.
Tracking Station In The Sky
In this story by Oleg Urusov, development and operations of Soviet airborne range tracking stations IL-20RT (IL-18RT) is revealed.
Replica Of Goddard's Rocket Prepared For Flight
Unquiet Sun: 30 Years Since Second Skylab Mission
Approval From Cicero
In 1974, Salyut-3 commander Pavel Popovich for the first time made a planned detection of foreign space object - the U.S. space station Skylab.
72 pages, 100 photos