Russia

Ah… Russia. The former Soviet Union used to keep America on its toes with its rival space program. These days, even with the current state of NASA, it’s a little sad to see how far Russia has fallen. Even still, they have had many achievements in space that deserve to be remembered.

Blog: A Russian Redesigns NASA’s Logo

A guy in Russia is redesigns NASA’s logo and it’s pretty good. But is NASA’s logo really the problem?

 
By Colin Andrew Ferm September 5, 2014 Tags: ,
Blog: More On Russia’s Buran Space Shuttle

Interesting news about Russia’s doomed space shuttle program including what happened to it after the program was folded.

 
By Colin Andrew Ferm September 24, 2013 Tags: , ,
Blog: Amazing and Bizarre Photos of the Baikonur Space Complex

A collection of photos from the Baikonur Star City space complex that show Russia’s still active human space flight program set against the backdrop of a post-apocalyptic wasteland.

 
By Colin Andrew Ferm May 28, 2012 Tags: ,
Blog: Lunar Satellite Pinpoints Apollo 17 Photo Sites

Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter has pinpointed the exact sites where Apollo 17 panoramic photos were taken by mapping the Moon. This will no doubt have interesting implications for science.

 
By Colin Andrew Ferm May 24, 2012 Tags: , , , ,
Blog: Tough Motherf*ckers

Boris Volynov, intrepid Russian cosmonaut, survived a re-entry like none other in 1969. A salute to people who allow others to shoot them into space with vague promises about the can they’re riding in.

 
By Colin Andrew Ferm January 30, 2012 Tags: , ,