Archiv: Roscosmos


14.10.2020 - 13:40 [ U.S.News ]

Russian-US Crew Launches on Fast Track to the Space Station

For the first time, they tried a two-orbit approach and docked with the space station in just a little over three hours after lift-off. Previously it took twice as long for crews to reach the station.

27.01.2019 - 11:13 [ Sputniknews.com ]

Earth’s Oldest Known Rock Found on Moon – Scientists Explain How It Got There

This rock was formed between 4 and 4.1 billion years ago, about 12.4 miles beneath the Earth’s crust, yet the most curious thing about it that it was found far beyond our planet’s surface – on the Moon.

The rock was among the samples discovered by the Apollo 14 crew. The Apollo missions brought back a whole bunch of rock samples, and scientists have been methodically analyzing them ever since.