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August 6, 2020

The Russian satellite for remote sensing of the Earth "Kanopus-V" captured the consequences of an explosion in the port of Beirut (Lebanon). A powerful explosion occurred on August 4, 2020 in the area of ​​the seaport of Beirut near the naval base. The presented photographs clearly show the nature of the destruction on the embankment near the explosion site: a number of buildings were demolished by the shock wave. The photo also shows the epicenter of the explosion. According to local authorities, the cause of the tragedy was the detonation of 2,700 tons of ammonium nitrate confiscated by the customs services stored in the warehouse.

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August 5, 2020

The food rations for the Russian cosmonauts who will go to the moon will consist of canned food and products requiring dilution with hot water, dried fruits, confectionery and juices, said Viktor Dobrovolsky, chief designer for providing food for space crews at the Research Institute of Food Concentration Industry and Special Food Technology.

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August 4, 2020

25 years ago, on August 3, 1995, the implementation of the international scientific project "Interball" began. It was on this day that the launch of the first Interball-1 apparatus, developed and manufactured at NPO Lavochkin (today it is part of the State Corporation Roscosmos), took place. In fact, the satellite was a modernized version of the Prognoz series spacecraft (1972-1995), that is, while maintaining the structural and layout scheme, a number of onboard systems were replaced on the Interbol spacecraft in order to increase their resource, and improvements were made to significantly reduce electromagnetic and electrostatic interference.

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August 3, 2020

The Crew Dragon spacecraft splashed down in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Florida, completing the first manned flight to the International Space Station. It touched the water at the estimated 21:48 Moscow time.

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July 31, 2020

On July 31, 2020 at 00:25:19 Moscow time, the Proton-M carrier rocket with the Briz-M upper stage and the Russian telecommunications spacecraft Express-103 was launched from the launcher No. 39 of the launch pad No. 200 of the Baikonur cosmodrome and "Express-80", manufactured in the company "Information Satellite Systems" named after Academician MF Reshetnev "(part of the State Corporation" Roscosmos ").

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July 30, 2020

In the Hydrolaboratory of the Cosmonaut Training Center, work continues on preliminary tests of the systems of the test-training complex with the implementation of the tasks of the upcoming spacewalks. The work within the framework of the tests is performed by the test-training team of the hydro laboratory.

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July 29, 2020

By order of the Government of the Russian Federation, the Center for the Operation of Ground-Based Space Infrastructure Facilities (TsENKI, part of the Roscosmos State Corporation) was appointed the general contractor and the sole contractor for the construction of nine facilities of the first stage of the Vostochny cosmodrome. As part of this work, the construction of seven residential buildings in the Zvezdny microdistrict in the city of Tsiolkovsky will be completed, the Complex for the storage of rocket fuel components, the Complex for the operation of the fall areas, the Complex for the processing of construction and solid domestic waste will be completed, in addition, the construction of the Industrial construction and operational bases will be completed No. 1 and No. 2, meteorological complex, roads and railways. All of these facilities were not completed by the previous contractor.

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July 28, 2020

In order to form ballistic conditions before the launch of the Soyuz MS-17 manned transport vehicle, the orbit of the International Space Station is scheduled to be corrected on July 29, 2020.

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July 27, 2020

At the Baikonur cosmodrome, continues work on preparations for the launch of the Proton-M carrier rocket with the Briz-M upper stage and the…

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July 24, 2020

The State Corporation Roskosmos has summed up the results of the launch campaign of the Progress MS-15 cargo vehicle, which was successfully launched under the International Space Station (ISS) program on Thursday, July 23, 2020.

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