MOSCOW, Sept 29: – The first astronaut from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will fly to the International Space Station (ISS) on April 5, 2019, and will return to Earth on April 16, 2019, the ISS launch schedule, shared with Sputnik, has shown.

Al Arabiya says it has no bureau in Syria

September 12, 2018 16:00 pm

DUBAI, Sept 12: Al Arabiya, an UAE-based Saudi-owned pan-Arab television broadcaster, has currently neither an office in Syria nor correspondents in the Idlib province, a high-ranking representative of the broadcaster told Sputnik on Tuesday.

MOSCOW, Oct 4: Six decades after Sputnik, a refined version of the rocket that put the first artificial satellite in orbit remains the mainstay of Russia’s space program — a stunning tribute to the country’s technological prowess, but also a sign that it has failed to build upon its achievements.