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October 10, 2018

Today, on October 10, 2018, a traditional press conference of the “Soyuz MS-10” spacecraft crews was held at the Testing and Training Complex of the GCTC at Baikonur. Earlier, the State Commission approved the crews of the ship. In accordance with the flight program of the International Space Station, on October 11, 2018, at 11:40 Moscow time, the “Soyuz MS-10” spacecraft is scheduled to launch from the site No. 1 (Gagarinsky Start) of the Baikonur Cosmodrome.

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October 9, 2018

Today, on October 9, the "Soyuz-FG" medium-class launch vehicle with the "Soyuz MS-10" spacecraft was removed from the assembly and test building and installed on the launch complex of the site No. 1 "Gagarinsky Start" of the Baikonur Cosmodrome. The launch of the "Soyuz-FG" launch vehicle with "Soyuz MS-10" spacecraft with the crew of the next long-term expedition to the International Space Station is scheduled for October 11, 2018 from the Baikonur cosmodrome. Roskosmos cosmonaut Alexei Ovchinin and NASA astronaut Nick Hague are in the main crew of the ISS-57/58. Their backup is Roskosmos cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko and CSA astronaut David Saint-Jacques.

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October 8, 2018

Today, on October 8, representatives of the technical management and the state commission at the Baikonur cosmodrome issued an opinion on the readiness of the "Soyuz MS-10" spacecraft and the "Soyuz-FG" launch vehicle to be exported and installed on launch complex. Removal of the launch vehicle with "Soyuz MS-10" spacecraft from the assembly and test complex and its installation on the launch pad of the Baikonur cosmodrome will be held tomorrow, October 9. The launch of the "Soyuz-FG" launch vehicle with "Soyuz MS-10" spacecraft with the crew of the next long-term expedition to the International Space Station is scheduled for October 11, 2018 from the Baikonur cosmodrome.

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October 4, 2018

The crew of the “Soyuz MS-08” spaceship, undocked today from the International Space Station (ISS), returned safely to Earth. The landing unit with the cosmonaut of Roscosmos Oleg Artemyev, NASA astronauts Andrew Feustel and Richard Arnold landed in the Kazakhstan on October 4, 2018 at 14:45 Moscow time.

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October 4, 2018

"Soyuz MS-08" spacecraft with the crew on board on October 4, 2018 at 10 : 57 AM Moscow time successfully undocked from the International Space Station. On board the ship are participants of the 55th and 56th long expeditions to the ISS, cosmonaut Oleg Artemyev (Roskosmos), astronauts Andrew Feustel (NASA) and Richard Arnold (NASA).

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October 3, 2018

Today, on October 3, RSC “Energia” specialists at the Baikonur cosmodrome conducted a design inspection of the “Soyuz MS-10” spacecraft and performed technological operations to roll up the head fairing of the “Soyuz-FG” launch vehicle. The preparation of the spacecraft for launch under the International Space Station (ISS) program is carried out in the spacecraft installation and test building at the Baikonur cosmodrome.

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October 2, 2018

On October 1, RSC "Energia" specialists at the Baikonur cosmodrome completed a set of technological operations for docking of the "Soyuz MS-10" spacecraft with a transfer compartment. According to the schedule of the preparational works, on October 3, the ship will be inspected and the head fairing will be rolled. The launch of the "Soyuz-FG" launch vehicle with "Soyuz MS-10" spacecraft with the crew of the next long-term expedition to the International Space Station is scheduled for October 11, 2018 from the Baikonur cosmodrome.

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October 1, 2018

We invite you to join our 4-day Baikonur tour to witness the launch of Progress MS-10 scheduled for October 31st, 2018 The Progress MS-10 spacecraft will carry about 2450 kg of cargo and supplies to the International Space Station. The spacecraft will deliver food, fuel and supplies, including 705 kg of propellant, 50 kg of oxygen and air, 420 kg of water. Hurry up, slots in the group are still available!

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September 28, 2018

On September 27, Baikonur hosted a ceremony of raising the flags of countries, participating in the launch of the "Soyuz MS-10" spacecraft to the International Space Station. The ceremony is a long-standing tradition and symbolizes the official start of the final stage of cosmonauts training for a manned flight. The launch of the "Soyuz-FG" carrier rocket with the "Soyuz MS-10" spacecraft is scheduled for October 11 from site № 1 (Gagarinsky start).

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September 25, 2018

On September 25, 2018, the main and backup crews of the «Soyuz MS-10» spacecraft arrived at the Baikonur cosmodrome for the final stages of flight preparation. The main crew of the ISS-57/58 includes Roskosmos cosmonaut Alexei Ovchinin and NASA astronaut Nick Hague. The launch of «Soyuz MS-10» spacecraft is scheduled for October 11, 2018. The planned duration of the flight is 187 days.

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