Soviet/Russian Space Program

Radio Programs

Morning Trio The first look at a hidden landscape Thursday, October 22, 2015
Small Steps Small steps in the exploration of space Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Moon and Venus An unforgiving environment Friday, August 9, 2013
Tardigrades Water bears in space Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Orbital Menagerie An entire zoo of space travelers Tuesday, July 30, 2013
Breaking Ground A “seagull” takes flight Sunday, June 16, 2013
Moon and Venus Encapsulating a bit of the Moon Saturday, February 25, 2012
Phobos-Grunt DNA testing for a Martian moon Friday, November 4, 2011
Back in the Game? Staging a return to deep space Thursday, November 3, 2011
Space Day A double reason to celebrate Tuesday, April 12, 2011
Halley's Armada An armada takes aim at Halley's Comet Saturday, March 5, 2011
Mir Putting up a first building block Saturday, February 19, 2011
Moon and Jupiter A moonwalker goes back to work Monday, November 15, 2010
Nedelin Catastrophe Rocketry's deadliest accident Sunday, October 24, 2010
Luna 16 Sampling the "dark" side of the Moon Friday, September 24, 2010
More Moon and Venus Floating through alien skies Tuesday, June 15, 2010
More Venus and Gemini Floating through alien skies Friday, June 11, 2010
Halley's Comet III Ganging up on Halley's Comet Thursday, May 13, 2010
Venus and Mercury III A "crushing" planetary encounter Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Featured Images

Soyuz spacecraft approaches space station with Moon in background
Ready for Arrival Monday, December 31, 2012
The Russian Phobos-Grunt Mars mission launches on November 8, 2011
Phobos Flop? Friday, November 11, 2011
The moon Phobos floats above Mars
Martian Target Thursday, November 3, 2011
Launches of Vostok 1, STS-1 (space shuttle Columbia)
Double Date Tuesday, April 12, 2011
Lunokhod image of its tracks on the lunar surface
Found It! Monday, November 15, 2010
Luna 16 diagram
To the Moon and Back Friday, September 24, 2010
The sky glows orange in this artist's concept of the atmosphere of Venus.
Dusky Skies Tuesday, June 15, 2010


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