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Armenia to Launch Its First Satellite

The ex-Soviet republic of Armenia will launch its own satellite into the orbit, a governmental official said Friday. A newly created company called Armcosmos is currently busy registering an orbital position for the upcoming satellite, said Gagik Grigoryan, a senior official with the Transportations and Communications Ministry. The price tag for Armenia’s space program is […]

To Infinity and Beyond: Armenians in the Mars Rover Curiosity Project

To Infinity and Beyond: Armenians in the Mars Rover Curiosity Project

Since the beginning of time, Space has been a source of mystery for man—a mystery they sought to decipher. Thanks to the scientific curiosity of Ptolemy, Galileo Galilee, and Isaac Newton, man has discovered numerous planets, landed on the Moon, and has even captured ancient images of space with the Hubble telescope that shine light […]

Sputnik for Armenia: Yerevan to buy Russian-made commercial telecom satellite

Sputnik for Armenia: Yerevan to buy Russian-made commercial telecom satellite

Armenia is planning to order a commercial communications satellite from Russia under the terms of a memorandum of understanding signed on Monday during the Farnborough air show. “We have already signed a memorandum to create a communications satellite for Armenia,” said Vladimir Popovkin, director of the Russian space agency Roscosmos, at a press conference, according […]

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