Cosmonaut in space robot "Fedor" will be used to test technologies that will then be used in the new Russian space robot, said in an interview with RIA Novosti Executive Director of the NGO "Android technology" Eugene Dudorov.
Robot "Theodore" went into space on 22 August 2019 on the spacecraft "Soyuz MS-14". Aboard the ISS, he was tested in Autonomous mode and under control of the astronauts. September 7, Fedor returned to Earth.
The orbit of the International space station unscheduled adjusted to avoid potential debris, said to RIA Novosti in the press service of the Roscosmos.
There said that now the ISS crew consisting of the cosmonauts, "Roscosmos" Anatoly Ivanishin and Ivan Wagner, as well as NASA astronaut Christopher Cassidy, Douglas Hurley and Robert Behnken works on the planned program.
The navigation satellite "GLONASS-M", which spent ten years instead of seven provisions, it is planned to replace on the backup spacecraft in August, reported information-analytical centre of coordinate-time and navigation support TsNIIMash (research Institute head of "Roscosmos").
Previously, the replacement of the satellite "GLONASS-M" with the system number 731 on the same backup device with the number of 735 due to failure of the onboard frequency standards, told RIA Novosti source in the space industry.
Specialists of group of companies RTI and state Corporation "Roscosmos" considered the issues of technical shape of the planned creation of a new Russian geosynchronous space radar surveillance system "the GEOSAR", told RIA Novosti press-service of the company "Radio engineering Institute named after academician A. L. mints" (JSC RTI, is a group of RTI).
"Following the meeting we decided that given the topic of RTI JSC and JSC "NPO Lavochkin" (enterprise "Roscosmos" - ed.) there are points of intersection and opportunities for mutually beneficial cooperation. So now we already developed specific documents for the final fixation of our agreements", – quoted the press service quoted the General Director of JSC RTI Kirill Makarov.
The wreckage of the tank of the upper stage "Fregat" exploded in space in may not threaten the International space station and the Russian satellites, told RIA Novosti the representative of the press service of the Roscosmos.
Previously 18 squadron space surveillance USAF announced that the LHC "Frigate" exploded in orbit on may 8 with the formation 65 of the wreckage. Later in the press service of the Roscosmos RIA Novosti confirmed the destruction of the tank and announced that the head of the scientific Institute of a state Corporation, the Institute says the number and orbital parameters of the debris.