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June 21, 2019

"Proton-M" launch postponed. The State Commission decided to postpone the launch decision to the backup date.

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June 19, 2019

The acceptance commission of the next batch of RD-180 engines, manufactured by NPO "Energomash" has successfully completed its work. Liquid rocket engine RD-180 is designed and manufactured by NPO "Energomash". It is using in the US "Atlas" family of launch vehicles.

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June 16, 2019

On June 16, 1963, the world's first female cosmonaut made a solo flight into space. Valentina Tereshkova performed her flight on the "Vostok-6" spacecraft. The first "Chayka" of the Soviet cosmonautics (Sergey Korolev invented this call sign) is still the only woman on our planet, who has made a solo space flight.

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Ustanovka  na PU
June 14, 2019

Today, on June 14, 2019, in accordance with the decision of the State Commission, the "Proton-M" launch vehicle with the upper stage "DM-03" and the new "Spectrum-RG" orbital observatory were rolled out from Assembly and Testing building of site 92A-50 to the launch pad. On the morning of June 21, a meeting of the State Commissions will take place, at which decisions will be made on refueling and the launch of the"Proton-M" space rocket, scheduled at 15:17:14 (Moscow Time). Together with the "DM-03" upper stage, they will launch the Russian "Spectrum-RG" astrophysical observatory into orbit.

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June 13, 2019

Today, on June 13, 2019, a meeting of the State Commission was held at the Baikonur cosmodrome at which the results of the preparation of the "Proton-M" launch vehicle with the "Spectrumr-RG" spacecraft and the ground infrastructure of the launch complex were reviewed. The launch of the "Proton-M" launch vehicle with the "DM-03" upper stage and the "Spectrumr-RG" Russian astrophysical observatory is scheduled for June 21, 2019 at 15:17:14 (Moscow time). "Spectrum-RG" is a Russian project with German participation, aimed at creating an astrophysical orbital observatory, designed to study the Universe in the X-ray wavelength range.

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June 10, 2019

At the Vostochny cosmodrome, specialists of Roscosmos enterprises - “TSENKI” and RSC "Progress" (members of Roscosmos State Corporation), in accordance with the preparation schedule, completed the mechanical assembly of the “package” (first and second stages) of the launch vehicle "Soyuz-2.1b." The launch is scheduled for the beginning of July 2019, the "Soyuz-2.1b" rocket will launch the "Meteor-M" № 2-2 spacecraft into orbit.

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June 10, 2019

At the Baikonur Cosmodrome, specialists from Roscosmos enterprises performed a general assembly of the Proton-M" space rocket. Last weekend, the head part, consisting of the upper stage “DM-03” and the "Spectrum-RG" spacecraft, was transported from the assembly "clean" room to the Assembly hall of the launch vehicles. The launch of the "Proton-M" launch vehicle with the "DM-03" upper stage and the new "Spectrum-RG" orbital observatory is scheduled for June 21 at 15:17 (Moscow time).

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June 8, 2019

After passing the theoretical examinations, the ISS-60/61 crews began practical tests on simulators. Today, the commanders of the main and backup crews of the "Soyuz MS-13" sapcecraft Alexander Skvortsov and Sergey Ryzhikov passed the examination exercises on the specialized "Teleoperator" simulator for testing the teleoperative control of the "Progress MS" cargo spaceship. The commanders of the main and backup crews of "Soyuz MS-13" spacecraft brilliantly passed the task, having received excellent marks on the exam. The Commission, chaired by Valery Korzun, Head of the 1st Department of the GCTC, Hero of the Russian Federation, Pilot-Cosmonaut of the Russian Federation, noted the clarity of reporting and determining the relative motion parameters of "Progress MS" spacecraft and the ISS, as well as confident and competent actions of operators.

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June 7, 2019

At the Baikonur cosmodrome, the preparation for the launch of the "Proton-M" launch vehicle with the upper stage "DM-03" and the Russian observatory "Spectrum-RG" continues. In accordance with the established schedule of works, in the Assembly and Testing building of the 92A-50 site, specialists of Roscosmos enterprises completed the assembly of the head part of the "Proton-M" space rocket. The launch of the "Proton-M" launch vehicle with the "DM-03" upper stage and the Russian astrophysical observatory "Spectrum-RG" is scheduled for June 21, 2019 at 15:17 (Moscow time) from the site № 81 of the Baikonur cosmodrome.

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June 5, 2019

Alexander Skvortsov and Sergey Ryzhikov, cosmonauts of the main and backup crews of the ISS-60/61, successfully performed a test training at the specialized "Exit-2" simulator. According to the results of the training on the specialized "Exit-2" simulator, Alexander Skvortsov and Sergey Ryzhikov were allowed to work independently in the "Orlan-ISS" spacesuits, as well as to perform locking in the ISS in accordance with the " ISS - 60/61Technical Training Requirements".

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