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November 8th, 2005

Russia, China to Jointly Explore Moon and Mars MosNews

Russia and China have agreed to launch in 2007 a 10-year space cooperation plan with a focus on joint development of major projects, such as a joint lunar exploration and landing on Mars, the Zhongguo Tongxun She news agency reported. The two sides agreed to

April 12th, 2005

Russia Promises International Manned Flight to Mars by 2030 MosNews

An international manned flight to Mars could be possible by 2030, the Russian Space Agency said on Monday. The agency head Anatoly Perminov was quoted by Itar-Tass news agency as saying a Mars mission will be preceded by manned flights to the Moon.

March 2nd, 2005

Russia Suggests International Nuclear Project to Conquer Outer Space MosNews

Russia has suggested a project to the international community to explore outer space using nuclear installations to send a manned expedition to Mars in 2017, a top Russian scientist said. Speaking at a Moscow international conference on nuclear power in space, the vice president of the Kurchatov Institute scientific center, Nikolai Ponomarev-Stepnoy, said Russia offered the participants of the Mars flight

February 9th, 2005

Russia to Present New Kliper Space Shuttle at Le Bourget Air Show MosNews

New Russian space shuttle called Kliper will be exhibited at the Le Bourget Air Show in June, 2005. Kliper made by the Russian corporation Energia may be used for flights to the International Space Station and also to the Moon, the head of the Russian Space Agency, Anatoly Perminov, was quoted by ITAR-TASS news agency as saying. It also can land at common airdromes, he said.

October 8th, 2004

Russia to Send Spacecraft to Mars Moon in 2009 MosNews

Russia is planning to launch a spacecraft to one of Mars

August 6th, 2004

Russia No Longer to Carry Supplies to ISS for Free MosNews

Russia will resume construction of a new section of the International Space Station (ISS) and will cease being a free

May 26th, 2004

Russia, EU to Simulate Manned Mars Mission MosNews

Russian and European specialists, in planning for a piloted mission to Mars, are preparing an experiment that would put six or seven humans on a space ship that would simulate life on Mars. Valery Polyakov, a Russian scientist and biologist, was quoted as saying that the Institute for Biomedical Problems in Moscow was planning the so-called

April 9th, 2004

Six Cosmonauts to Land on Mars in 2009 MosNews

The Russian company Aviation Space Systems has developed a project for a piloted space mission to Mars, which may be undertaken as early as 2009, an executive from the company told Interfax Friday. The landing mission will involve six cosmonauts, the news agency reported. Oleg Alexandrov, the general director of the company, said that the project would cost less than all its predecessors.