Now the Voronezh Mechanical Plant needs to go through all 71 units designed and built for Proton-M rockets, which will take a long time.
The owner of company SpaceX Elon Musk said that the first successful launch of a previously used first stage of Falcon 9 rocket is a revolution in the space industry.
The executive director of Roscosmos Vladimir Evdokimov died of stab wounds in a Moscow jail. A month ago he was transferred from a special block with video surveillance to an ordinary block.
Russia performed only 2 commercial space launches in 2016, while the USA and Europe launched 11 and 8 rockets, respectively.
The founder of SpaceX Elon Musk said that the company will send two passengers on a trip around the Moon in 2018.
As reported by Kommersant, all engines for carrier rockets Proton-M made at the Voronezh Mechanical Plant in the last few years are recalled because of the violation of production technology.
As reported by several anonymous executives, Roscosmos recalls all engines made for two stages of Proton rocket due to problems discovered during fire tests.
As Interfax reports with a reference to a source at the cosmodrome, launching of manned mission Soyuz MS-05 to the International Space Station may be postponed for two months.
Military concepts of the USA and other countries include the possibility of using space for military purposes, said Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin on January 12.
The only spacewalk of Russian astronauts scheduled for 2017 might not take place due to the loss of a new Orlan MKS space suit, which was in the cargo on the crashed Progress spacecraft.