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Americans Are Being Urged To Leave Russia
Americans Are Being Urged To Leave Russia

Keith’s note: The State Department is urging Americans to not travel to Russia and if they are in Russia, to leave as soon as possible. As we all know, NASA has a number of personnel and astronauts in various locations for training and support of the International Space Station program. Alerts below:

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  • NASA Watch
  • October 2, 2022
Will Cosmonaut Anna Kikina Go Political On ISS?
Will Cosmonaut Anna Kikina Go Political On ISS?

Good question for media to ask @Roscosmos Cosmonaut Anna Kikina is whether she plans to participate in on-orbit political efforts in support of the Russian invasion of #Ukraine as the current Russians on #ISS have done. BTW this is why @NASAWatch is not allowed to ask questions. https://t.co/g5rN9DWwqJ — NASA Watch (@NASAWatch) August 4, 2022

  • NASA Watch
  • August 4, 2022
And Today's Russia Leaving ISS Date Is …
And Today's Russia Leaving ISS Date Is …

Russia to NASA: Sticking with space station until at least 2028, Reuters “Russian space officials told their U.S. counterparts that Moscow expects to remain on the International Space Station at least until their own outpost in orbit is built in 2028, NASA’s space operations chief told Reuters. The assurance on Tuesday from Russia came after the newly appointed head of its space agency, Roscosmos, surprised NASA earlier in the day […]

  • NASA Watch
  • July 27, 2022
NASAWatch on BBC World Service: Russia's ISS Plans

Keith Cowing · NASAWatch on BBC World Service: Is Russia Leaving ISS? Keith’s note: I got this from NASA PAO at 5:11 pm EDT: “NASA is committed to the safe operation of the International Space Station through 2030, and is coordinating with our partners. NASA has not been made aware of decisions from any of the partners, though we are continuing to build future capabilities to assure our major presence […]

  • NASA Watch
  • July 26, 2022
Russia Says It Is Leaving ISS After 2024

Russia says they're done with ISS in 2024. Let's see what they say next week. They have no money for their own station, China doesn't need them, and they are currently an international pariah due to the #Ukraine invasion – hardly a strong bargaining position. Just sayin' #ISSRDC pic.twitter.com/qPKfOoasTg — NASA Watch (@NASAWatch) July 26, 2022 Russia To Quit International Space Station “After 2024”, NDTV “I think that by this […]

  • NASA Watch
  • July 26, 2022
Putin Has Fired Rogozin
Putin Has Fired Rogozin

Dmitry Rogozin has been dismissed as director general of Roscosmos [Updated], Ars Technica “This brings an end to Rogozin’s tumultuous career at Roscosmos, where he directly worked with the leaders of other international space agencies, including NASA and other International Space Station partners such as Europe, Canada, and Japan. Since the invasion of Ukraine, Rogozin has been increasingly bellicose and made numerous threats about Russian participation in the station. While […]

  • NASA Watch
  • July 15, 2022
Russia Is Using ISS For Overt Propaganda

FYI @Rogozin “NASA strongly rebukes Russia using the International Space Station for political purposes to support its war against Ukraine." pic.twitter.com/mCJoGQw3xM — NASA Watch (@NASAWatch) July 7, 2022 Keith’s note: Cosmonauts Oleg Artemyev, Denis Matveyev, and Sergey Korsakov posed with a flag of the Luhansk People’s Republic on the International Space Station. NASA’s response: “NASA strongly rebukes Russia using the International Space Station for political purposes to support its war […]

  • NASA Watch
  • July 7, 2022
Rogozin Continues To Insert Ukraine War Politics Into ISS

Hey @SenBillNelson – since @Rogozin and @Roscosmos are using the ISS program for various forms of invasion propaganda perhaps @NASA can offer to fly an astronaut from #Ukraine – they are an #Artemis Accord signatory after all. Just a thought. https://t.co/CEy5jtqIPj — NASA Watch (@NASAWatch) June 13, 2022

  • NASA Watch
  • June 13, 2022
Tweeting From Russia For Rogozin Is Not Easy

Apparently @Rogozin has to go through a special process to use Twitter given that it is blocked for Russians thus requiring work arounds. pic.twitter.com/7SQTXyD06w — NASA Watch (@NASAWatch) June 2, 2022

  • NASA Watch
  • June 1, 2022
Russia Uses ISS Resupply Rocket To Spread False Ukraine Propaganda

Keith’s note: According to the NASA TV schedule: “Friday, June 3 5:15 a.m. – Coverage of the launch of the ISS Progress 81 cargo craft (Launch scheduled at 5:32 a.m. EDT)” Apparently NASA is going to air live video that clearly shows a rocket with Russian propaganda regarding the war in Ukraine on its side in immense, hard to miss lettering. Really NASA? The Soyuz 2.1A rocket with Progress MS-20 […]

  • NASA Watch
  • May 31, 2022
PBS NewsHour On The Future Of ISS

Tonight on @NewsHour w/ @milesobrien @RussianSpaceWeb @waynehale @StationCDRKelly @KathyLueders @Rogozin @realhomerhickam @AstroDude "Russia's invasion of Ukraine jeopardizes the future of the International Space Station" https://t.co/osYMR1R28m #ISS #spacestation #Ukraine — NASA Watch (@NASAWatch) May 18, 2022

  • NASA Watch
  • May 17, 2022
Cosmonaut Quits. "No Proper Motivation" To Work With Americans
Cosmonaut Quits. "No Proper Motivation" To Work With Americans

Hero of Russia Alexander Skvortsov explained why he left the cosmonaut corps, MKRU Google translate: (Alexander Misurkin)“Despite the fact that for health reasons I am still suitable for flying, it is already difficult for me to fly for such a period. It would have been nothing if the program included interesting work on the Russian segment, but there most of the time I would have to work for the Americans, […]

  • NASA Watch
  • May 6, 2022
Whatever, Dmitry

Hey @Rogozin someone just caught a broomstick in midair. Can you do that? pic.twitter.com/Ju5afpUN8e — NASA Watch (@NASAWatch) May 2, 2022 The Western space community should put Dmitry Rogozin on “ignore”, Ars Technica “It happened again this weekend. Both Bloomberg and Axios reported that Russia is quitting the International Space Station due to sanctions imposed by the United States on Russia. Each of these stories garnered considerable attention. And each […]

  • NASA Watch
  • May 2, 2022
Rogozin On Russia And ISS: Will They Stay Or Will They Go?
Rogozin On Russia And ISS: Will They Stay Or Will They Go?

Decision on space station’s service limit depends on situation regarding Russia – Rogozin, TASS “Russia will make a decision on the future of the International Space Station (ISS) based on the developments regarding the country, Head of Russia’s State Space Corporation Roscosmos Dmitry Rogozin said in an interview with TASS on Friday. “We should not hustle now declaring our stance and will carry on with our work within the timeframe […]

  • NASA Watch
  • April 30, 2022
Bringing Russian War Symbols To The ISS

More Soviet/WW2 flags, if we did not have enough lately: pic.twitter.com/5Dn67laBUN — Anatoly Zak (@RussianSpaceWeb) April 28, 2022 Russian (??) cosmonauts unfurled the ‘USSR Victory flag’ during yesterdays spacewalk outside the International Space Station. pic.twitter.com/JuVnR5J1vV — Aerospace Intelligence (@space_osint) April 29, 2022

  • NASA Watch
  • April 30, 2022
Will The ISS Program Survive In Its Current Form?

NASA Administrator Bill Nelson says at a briefing that he has confidence Russia will remain a partner on the ISS in the long term despite the war in Ukraine, citing the professional relationship between NASA and Roscosmos on ISS operations. — Jeff Foust (@jeff_foust) April 26, 2022 Nelson is confident Russia will agree to keep ISS to 2030. Says that despite the horrors in Ukraine as a result of political […]

  • NASA Watch
  • April 26, 2022
Rogozin Replies To NASAWatch On Twitter

It is for you that this puppet is the "head of state", but for us he is the leader of the bandit regime, which allowed rampant violence and Nazism. You really are helping him. This is a big sin. — ??????? (@Rogozin) April 17, 2022

  • NASA Watch
  • April 17, 2022
China Is Halting Science Cooperation With Russia
China Is Halting Science Cooperation With Russia

????????? ??? ??????, ??? ????? “???????? ?? ?????” ?????????????? ? ?????????, TACC [Google translation] “Partners of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) from China “paused” cooperation with the academy, freezing the development of previously discussed projects. This was announced on Thursday by the President of the Russian Academy of Sciences Alexander Sergeev during the International Scientific and Practical Conference “Digital International Relations – 2022”, which is being held at MGIMO. […]

  • NASA Watch
  • April 14, 2022