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“MAKS-2009 show has been a success”
The teams at the MAKS aviation and space show have finished their aerobatic displays near Moscow. Multimillion dollar deals have been done and over half a million people have attended the show.

March 25, 2010 16:19

Mig: the high-flying family
One of Russia's oldest and most famous aircraft, the Mig, was the star of the MAKS air show on Friday. Despite being 70 years old, the Mig remains a world leader in military aviation.

August 22, 2009 16:38

Female pilot leads Patrouille de France at MAKS air show
Patrouille de France (the French Patrol) has performed at the MAKS air show outside Moscow. It’s the first time a female pilot, mother of a 3 year-old child Virginie Guyot, has flown with the aerobatic team.

October 28, 2009 13:54

Fifth generation fighter image intrigues MAKS 2009
An image of the Russian fifth-generation jet fighter T-50 – now under development – has popped up at MAKS 2009 International Air Show as an ornament on lapel pins.

April 26, 2010 07:23

DNA fingerprints can be fabricated
Forensic analysis of DNA used as court evidence can be made-up , Israeli scientists have shown. A person trained in biology who has lab access can copy an innocent person’s details using “biological identity theft”.

August 19, 2009 22:22

Take to the skies with MAKS 2009
Su-34 and MIG-29 jet fighters, Black Shark helicopters, and the newest military and civil aircrafts from around the globe on display on the second day of the MAKS 2009 international air show outside Moscow.

August 19, 2009 20:49

Cream of Russian aviation showcased at MAKS air show
All eyes are on the skies on day two of Russia's top aviation show. Aerobatics teams are giving some light relief for the aviation industry's big-hitters, who are clinching multi-million dollar deals at MAKS 2009.

August 19, 2009 20:17

MAKS 2009 has kicked off
The bi-annual MAKS International air show has lifted off outside Moscow. Russia will be showcasing its latest in civil and military aviation, as foreign trade delegations are there to make major purchases.

September 25, 2009 05:34

Sea worm inspires bone-setting glue
A trick used by sandcastle worms to build their homes gave medics an insight to create an adhesive which can be used to mend fractured bones.

August 18, 2009 14:43

“Expanding the ISS is the key to space”
Keeping the ISS is now an international team effort, with no rivalry involved, believes veteran Russian cosmonaut Sergey Krikalev who has been in space six times and spent there more time there than anyone else.

August 18, 2009 09:43

Nanoshine of “world’s smallest laser”
Scientists have developed a device working akin to laser, but just 44 nanometers across. The “spaser” could become an essential part of future ultrafast computers.

August 17, 2009 14:50

Digital TV into every home by 2015 in Russia
The Russian government has vowed to bring digital TV into every home by 2015. The move would increase the number of channels and the quality of the picture.

August 17, 2009 11:40

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