Tag Archives: Russia
Twenty-five years ago, the opening of Russia’s Seattle consulate was a symbol of the post-Cold War thaw, but now a chill in relations is causing its closure. It’s due to be shuttered on April 2 as part of the international response to this … Continue reading
Two days after their launch, a fresh trio of spacefliers floated through the International Space Station’s hatch today to start a five-month tour of duty in orbit. Get the news brief on GeekWire.
BELLEVUE, Wash. — Agata Burdonova may marvel on LiveJournal over the fact that she lives just a couple of miles from Bill Gates’ house, but I’m marveling more over the fact that I live just a couple of miles from her apartment. … Continue reading
Russian cosmonauts today conducted their nation’s longest-ever spacewalk to replace an electronics box for a high-gain antenna on the International Space Station’s Russian-made Zvezda module. The old box was thrown outward on a trajectory that’s not expected to imperil the station, but … Continue reading
Twitter says it has followed through on its commitment to Congress by identifying and suspending more than 50,000 automated accounts linked to Russian agents – and alerting 677,775 Twitter users in the U.S. who followed those accounts, or retweeted or … Continue reading
Russia’s Meteor-M 2-1 weather satellite and 18 nanosatellites went missing today after their launch aboard a Soyuz rocket from the Vostochny Cosmodrome in the Russian Far East. Among the lost spacecraft were 10 satellites that were supposed to be put … Continue reading
Almost three tons of food, fuel and supplies were delivered to the International Space Station today aboard a robotic Russian Progress cargo spaceship. The spacecraft was launched on Saturday from Russia’s Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, two days after an initial countdown was … Continue reading