07, 2014 billions of people all over the world were able to witness an exciting
show - the XXII Olympic Games Opening Ceremony.
Sretensky Monastery men's choir sang the Russian National Anthem, while 240
volunteers stood in formation wearing glowing suits of white, red, and blue to
represent the Russian flag. The Russian state fla
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04, 2013 Russian Post issued the postal stationery devoted to the Space Olympic
edition are 1 000 000 envelops. The cover says: the Olympic torch is in outer
space – for the first time in the history of the Olympic movement. On November
09, 2013 two Russian cosmonauts Oleg Kotov and Sergey Ryazanskiy took an
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06, 2014 at 21:30 UTC the Ariane-5ECA (VA-217) rocket- carrier was launched
from Kourou space center in French Guiana. The rocket orbited ABS-2 and ATHENA
FIDUS telecommunications satellites.
The ABS 2
spacecraft for Hong Kong-based Asia Broadcast Satellite was built by Space
Systems/Loral of Palo Alto, Calif., USA. The satellite will beam direct-to-home
television, multimedia and data transmission services across the Eastern
Hemisphere, reaching a geographic swath from Europe and Africa, across the
Middle East, Russia and India, to Southeast Asia and China.
05, 2014 at 22:22 UTC (on February 06 at 02:22 Moscow time) the Russian
"Progress M-22M” unmanned supply spacecraft docked to the International Space
Station. The spacecraft was docked to the Russian "Pirs” (Pier) module. The
spacecraft carried about 2400 kilograms of cargo for the six-member ISS crew.
05, 2014 at 16:23 UTC the "Progress M-22M” unmanned supply spacecraft was
launched from Baykonur Cosmodrome to the International Space Station. The
spacecraft was orbited by the "Soyuz-U” rocket-carrier.
03, 2014 at 16:21 UTC the "Progress M-20M” unmanned supply spacecraft was
undocked from the Russian "Pirs” (Pier) module of the International Space
Station. The spacecraft is to be deorbited on February 11, 2014.