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61 Years Ago, Yuri Gagarin Became the First Human to Reach Outer Space
61 Years Ago, Yuri Gagarin Became the First Human to Reach Outer Space

13 Apr 2022, 00:15 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / Today is the International Day of Human Spaceflight. On April 12, Yuri Gagarin went beyond our skies and became the first man to reach outer space

 
Russia Blasts Off Its Next-Gen Heavy-Lift Rocket, Eyeing a Top Position in the Space Race
Russia Blasts Off Its Next-Gen Heavy-Lift Rocket, Eyeing a Top Position in the Space Race

31 Dec 2021, 05:23 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / Russia conducted a flight demonstration of the Angara A5, the country's first heavy-lift rocket designed and built after the collapse of the USSR

 
Lunokhod 1, the Unsung Hero Rover of the USSR, Drove on the Moon Before Americans Did It
Lunokhod 1, the Unsung Hero Rover of the USSR, Drove on the Moon Before Americans Did It

22 Aug 2021, 18:10 UTC · By: Tudor Serban / The Russians sent a vehicle on the Moon in 1971 and, even if it's not working anymore, it is still used by American scientists.

 
Russia Claims to Know All About American Spacecraft, Offers Help with Starliner
Russia Claims to Know All About American Spacecraft, Offers Help with Starliner

11 Aug 2021, 08:26 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The head of the Russian Keldysh Research Center says his country knows all there is to now about American rocket engines, offers help with Starliner

 
Watch This Guy Turn an Old Minivan Into a Redneck Space Shuttle
Watch This Guy Turn an Old Minivan Into a Redneck Space Shuttle

2 Aug 2021, 09:57 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / Ginger Billy is back! This time he's aiming big: he plans to enter the space race with a his new contraption that he aptly called the "Redneck Space Shuttle".

 
Jeff Bezos Gets Mad (Again) at NASA for Favoring Elon Musk, Promises the Moon
Jeff Bezos Gets Mad (Again) at NASA for Favoring Elon Musk, Promises the Moon

27 Jul 2021, 11:29 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Jeff Bezos publishes an open letter for NASA, laments the way in which the agency handled the Moon exploration contracts and promises several developments

 
The Oldest and Youngest Person to go to Space Will Be on Blue Origin's Flight
The Oldest and Youngest Person to go to Space Will Be on Blue Origin's Flight

15 Jul 2021, 17:10 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / Blue Origin announced that 18-year-old Oliver Daemen will fly to the edge of space in the place of the mysterious auction winner.

 
Elon Musk's Claim for Mars Faces Opposition from Boeing
Elon Musk's Claim for Mars Faces Opposition from Boeing

7 Oct 2016, 11:04 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / The world is caught up in a new space race, only this one differs in two key aspects from the previous: it's fought between companies, and it's target is Mars