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Russia announces $800 million spaceport

MOSCOW, July 20 (UPI) -- Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin says his country will build a new $800 million spaceport in the country's Far East, close to its border with China.

Russia, Cuba renew space-military cooperation

MOSCOW, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- There is every reason to say that Russia has started reasserting its global position. This includes big-time politics and efforts to expand scientific and military-technical cooperation with other countries, including Cuba, the Soviet Union's main Latin American ally.
ANDREI KISLYAKOV, UPI Outside View Commentator

Russia plans rapid boost to GLONASS sat force

WASHINGTON, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- Russia plans to nearly double its number of orbiting GLONASS communications satellites over the next three years.
MARTIN SIEFF

Russia warns of asteroid threat

MOSCOW, Sept. 5 (UPI) -- Russia's top space official said international cooperation is needed to deal with the threat of an asteroid collision with the Earth.

GLONASS plans -- Part 1

MOSCOW, June 9 (UPI) -- The Russian displays at the ILA-2008 International Aerospace Exhibition, held in Berlin from May 27 to June 1, can be described as epoch-making.
ANDREI KISLYAKOV, UPI Outside View Commentator

GLONASS gloom -- Part 1

MOSCOW, March 4 (UPI) -- The development of Russia's high-tech sector, primarily the national space program, resembles a Camel Trophy race, while official reports do not always reflect the real situation.
ANDREI KISLYAKOV, UPI Outside View Commentator

ASAT weapons -- Part 1

MOSCOW, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- H-hour -- the time American spy satellite USA-193/NROL-21 had to fall -- was calculated for March 6. Where the crash would have taken place would have been unknown until the last moment. A more or less accurate site can be established only an hour or two before a satellite enters the denser atmosphere.
YURY ZAITSEV, UPI Outside View Commentator

Arctic satellite balance

MOSCOW, Dec. 26 (UPI) -- Russian space industry experts are currently discussing the concept of a federal program to use the results of space research to aid national socioeconomic development.
YURY ZAITSEV, UPI Outside View Commentator

Russia planning new space platform

MOSCOW, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- Russia is developing a space platform from which missions to the moon and Mars could be launched, the Russian space agency said Tuesday.

Russia, India sign space research pact

MOSCOW, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Russian and Indian space agencies announced their ministers have signed a joint lunar research and exploration pact.

Russia to stay at Baikonur until 2020

MOSCOW, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- Russian space officials say they will continue to use Kazakhstan's Baikonur launch site until at least 2020.

Russia plans more ISS modules

MOSCOW, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- Roskosmos chief Anatoly Perminov says the Russian space agency will build three new modules for the International Space Station by 2011.

New rocket tech -- Part 1

MOSCOW, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- No one doubts that humans will one day fly to Mars. The flight will last 350 days, 20 to 30 days will be spent on the Martian surface and the return journey will take another 350 days. But the exact date remains unknown.
YURY ZAITSEV, UPI Outside View Commentator

Rocket revolutions -- Part 1

MOSCOW, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- No one doubts that humans will one day fly to Mars. The flight will last 350 days, 20-30 days will be spent on the Martian surface, and the return journey will take another 350 days. But the exact date remains unknown.
YURY ZAITSEV, UPI Outside View Commentator

Row over Baikonur

MOSCOW, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- On Oct. 26, a Proton heavy launch vehicle lifted off from the Baikonur space center in Kazakhstan, a Central Asian republic.
ANDREI KISLYAKOV, UPI Outside View Commentator
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Dr. Prof. Anatoly Nikolayevich Perminov (born June 16, 1945 in the Kirovskaya oblast, Russia) is a Russian rocket scientist and a mechanical engineer. He is the current director of the Russian Federal Space Agency.

Anatoly Perminov graduated in 1967 from a military college with a degree in mechanical engineering, specializing in rocket engines. In 1976, he earned an advanced degree in Moscow from the Military Academy. In 1991 he again earned an advanced degree in Moscow from the Military Academy, after which he was appointed to the head of the Russian Department of Defense research test site. Here he organized the launch of hundreds of satellites and ICBMs. In August of 1993 he became the head of operations for missile weapons in the Strategic Missile Forces. He has been the director of Roskosmos since March of 2004.

Perminov has a PhD in engineering, and has authored more than 70 scientific papers and articles on space exploration. He is a professor of the Moscow Aviation Institute, where he chairs the institute's Operations of Launch Vehicles and Spacecraft department.

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