More than 1.5 million rubles have been raised to fund the Russian “Mayak” satellite project. Will there be a new brightest star in the night"We are sending a spacecraft into orbit that will be the brightest star in the sky, visible from any point on our planet." sky?
Russia's federal space agency, Roscosmos, has been dissolved by the country's president, Vladimir Putin. The organization will be restructured and will function as a state-run corporation starting in January 2016.