The Roscosmos State Corporation for Space Activities is the governmental body responsible for Russian aerospace research and scientific space programs. It was founded in 1992. Roscosmos is one of the partners of the ISS program.
Russian space agency Roscosmos has denied claims that the loss of a satellite launched from the Vostochny Cosmodrome was caused by an error in settings, after Russia’s deputy PM alleged that the rocket used the wrong coordinates.
The Russian Space Agency reported that it has lost its Progress cargo spaceship following the disruption of the data signal. The cargo vehicle was to deliver 2.6 tons of supplies to the International Space Station (ISS).
The ExoMars 2016 mission has been hailed as a first step towards closer ties between Russia and Europe in space exploration as it begins a six-month journey to the Red Planet to look for traces of life.