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September 11, 2020

On Thursday, September 10, 2020, specialists of the Roscosmos State Corporation accomplished ISS orbit adjustment maneuver with the help of Progress MS-14 cargo vehicle.

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September 9, 2020

The launch pad for the launch complex of the Angara carrier rocket was delivered to the Vostochny cosmodrome along the Northern Sea Route in two months, the Center for Operation of Ground Space Infrastructure Facilities (Roscosmos enterprise) reported.

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September 7, 2020

The Vostochny Space Center (a branch of the Center for Operation of Ground-Based Space Infrastructure Facilities, part of the Roscosmos State Corporation) celebrates its 10th anniversary. It was on this day in 2010 that the Order was signed to establish a branch of the then FSUE Center for the Operation of Ground Space Infrastructure Objects - the Vostochny Space Center.

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September 3, 2020

Russia offers space tourists flights to the International Space Station under an expanded program with an extended stay on the ISS - up to one month, said Dmitry Loskutov, General Director of Glavkosmos (a Roscosmos enterprise).

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September 2, 2020

In order to form ballistic conditions before the launch of the Soyuz MS-17 manned transport spacecraft, the next correction of the International Space Station orbit is planned for September 10, 2020.

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September 1, 2020

A month and a half before the launch, the main and backup crews of the 64th long-term expedition to the International Space Station began practical exams at the Yu.A. Gagarin. Already in three weeks, the "Favorites" and "Kazbeks" (call signs of the main and backup crews, respectively) will have complex examination trainings, which will complete the stage of pre-flight preparation before leaving for Baikonur.

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August 31, 2020

Training in the TBK-50 pressure chamber allows cosmonauts to develop the skill of assessing the fit of a spacesuit, evaluate the work of the thermal control system under different physical loads, and undergo psychological adaptation to the forthcoming work in outer space. For operators, this is a unique opportunity, being on Earth, to gain experience in a spacesuit that fully matches the flight suit - exactly the same as on board the International Space Station.

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August 28, 2020

The first ever crew of the International Space Station, consisting only of Russian cosmonauts, can fly on the Soyuz MS-18 spacecraft in the spring of 2021, a source in the rocket and space industry said. Earlier it became known that the launch of the Soyuz MS-18 manned spacecraft by the Soyuz-2.1a launch vehicle from the Baikonur cosmodrome is scheduled for April 10, 2021.

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August 26, 2020

One of the Russian geostationary meteorological satellites, Electro-L, is located over the Atlantic Ocean, Roskosmos reported. The geostationary orbit is a circular orbit with an altitude of 35,786 kilometers.

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August 25, 2020

Isolation of the crew of the International Space Station (ISS) in the Russian segment has been extended for a day, the place of the air leak has not yet been found, the search will continue, a spokesman for the Roscosmos press service said.

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