Rogozin Welcomes NASA Statement in Response to Threat to Send Space Station into Earth’s Atmosphere Over Populated Area

Vladimir Putin receives a briefing from Roscosmos General Director Dmitry Rogozin. (Credit: Office of the Russian President)

Roscosmos head Dmitry Rogozin welcomed a statement that it is ‘business as usual’ on the International Space Station (ISS) a day after he threatened to send the 500 metric ton facility crashing into the atmosphere over the United States.

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Vladimir Solovyov Speaks on Future Development of Russian Human Spaceflight

Vladimir Solovyov, General Designer for Manned Space Systems and Complexes, discusses Russia’s plans for exploring the moon. (Credit: Roscosmos)

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MOSCOW (Roscosmos PR) — On Tuesday, January 25, 2022, at the XLVI Academic Readings in Cosmonautics (“Royal Readings – 2022”), Vladimir Solovyov, General Designer for Manned Space Systems and Complexes, spoke about the plans for the development of the Russian manned space program.”

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Prichal Module Docks with International Space Station

Progress M-UM with Prichal node module approaches the International Space Station. (Credit: NASA)

MOSCOW (Roscosmos PR) — On Friday, November 26, 2021, at 18:19:39 Moscow time, the Progress M-UM cargo module cargo vehicle successfully docked to the Russian segment of the International Space Station. Progress delivered to the ISS the Prichal docking node, the second Russian module, which was added to the station in 2021.

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