Maxim holds a key position at AW&ST’s Russian partner – Air Transport Observer magazine (www.ato.ru). In the past he was in charge of several ATO’s sister aerospace publications and earlier worked for Moscow-based CAST defense think-tank.
Maxim has a degree on international relations from MGIMO University, Moscow, Russia, and for several years worked at the Russian Foreign Ministry.
Key research module finally reaches station, then tries to depart.
Roscosmos Blames Software For Nauka Thruster Anomaly
A software glitch caused the newly arrived Russian Nauka module to inadvertently fire its thrusters after docking with the International Space Station July 29 and change the orbital outpost’s orientation.