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Soviet/Russian Space Program

Featured Images

laser shot during lunar eclipse

Shooting the Moon May 9, 2022

Luna 20 on the Moon

Lunar Relic February 21, 2022

a spacecraft approaches mars

Bad Timing November 27, 2021

Luna 16, Luna 25

Generation Ships September 24, 2020

Mir space station seen from space shuttle

First Visit June 29, 2020

collage of images of Alexei Leonov

Fallen Spacewalker October 13, 2019

N1 rocket launch

Short Flight February 21, 2019

Sniffing Venusian Air October 17, 2017

Luna 9, February 1966

First Landing February 3, 2016

Radio Programs

Moon and Antares Making big plans for the Moon March 22, 2022

Dodging Bullets Dodging bullets in space March 11, 2022

Moon and Libra A second-chance Moon landing February 21, 2022

Mars 2 A bad time to arrive at Mars November 27, 2021

Soyuz 11 A tragic end to a stay in space June 30, 2021

Salyut 1 A big “first” in space April 18, 2021

Venera 7 The first landing on another planet December 15, 2020

Moon and Planets Taking the first ride on the Moon November 18, 2020

Shuttle-Mir An international link-up in space June 29, 2020

Moon and Venus A high-speed ride through the clouds June 18, 2020

Zond 5 Some odd lunar travelers September 21, 2018

Moon and Venus Dropping in on a neighbor October 17, 2017

Soyuz 1 A tragedy for the Soviet space program April 24, 2017