Russia

A bus in Moscow, Russia

Moscow gets its 500th electric bus

Mosgortrans, a public transit company for the Moscow metro area, has reportedly put its 500th electric bus into service. This electric bus was produced by Kamaz, a Russian truck and engine (and apparently electric bus) manufacturer.

Approach view of the Mir Space Station viewed from Space Shuttle Endeavour during the STS-89 rendezvous.

USSR launches Mir Space Station

Mir was the first modular space station and was assembled in orbit from 1986 to 1996. It had a greater mass than any previous spacecraft.

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