Russia has successfully launched the first rocket from its new spaceport in Vostochny, Siberia. The facility is said to have cost more than five billion euros.
The International Space Station (ISS) is at full capacity again after a spacecraft arrived there with new crew members on board. The new team reached the ISS a mere six hours after blasting off from Kazakhstan.
Russia's central bank has presented a new banknote showing the Crimean naval city of Sevastopol and the Greek and Roman ruins at Chersonesus. Images of the annexed peninsula were chosen by the public in an online poll.
With Thursday's launch of a Soyuz rocket, Russia's new Vostochny spaceport is now officially in business. Did you know that there are more than 20 spaceports around the world? DW has the facts.
Russia sent three satellites into orbit after conducting the first ever rocket launch from the new spaceport in its Amur region. Scientists had been forced to postpone the inaugural event for 24 hours due to a glitch.
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