Vladimir Popovkin

Science & Technology

Russia Vows to Send Probe to the Moon by 2015

In order to fulfill a long-held national dream of reaching the moon, the head of Roskosmos (Russian Federal Space Agency), Vladimir Popovkin, announced yesterday, January 15. The luna-glob, or ‘moon-globe,’ will be the first thing to be blasted into space from Russia’s new space facility in the Amur region which was built to lessen the […]

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