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May 22, 2019

A final assembly of the "Proton-M" space launch vehicle started at the Baikonur cosmodrome. It will launch the Russian communications and television satellite "Yamal-601" in the interests of the satellite operator Gazprom Space Systems. After the completion of the final assembly of the space rocket, its preparation for transportation to the technological refueling site for refueling of the "Breeze-M" upper stage will begin. The operations on the refueling site will complete the preparation of the rocket, performed at the technical complex, before it's roll out to the launch pad.

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May 22, 2019

The spacecraft "Meteor-M" № 2-2 and equipment for its assembly and testing arrived at the Ignatievo Airport of the Amur Region. On May 21, the space cargo was transported from the airport to Vostochny Cosmodrome, where specialists of the Vostochny Space Center (TsENKI company branch) have already prepared all the necessary technological equipment for its reception and performed its unloading. The "Soyuz-2.1b" launch vehicle will launch the "Meteor-M" № 2-2 spacecraft into orbit. This will be the fifth launch from the newest Russian cosmodrome.

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May 21, 2019

At the Baikonur cosmodrome the preparation for the launch of the "Soyuz MS-13" spacecraft to the International Space Station (ISS) is in process. Today spacecraft was tested for leak tightness in a vacuum chamber, after which specialists from Roskosmos enterprises performed its transportation to the Assembly and Testing building for further works. The launch of a "Soyuz-FG" launch vehicle with a spacecraft "Soyuz MS-13" is scheduled for July 20, 2019.

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May 20, 2019

On May 17, the assembly of the head part of the "Proton-M" space rocket for the launch of the Russian communications satellite "Yamal-601" began at the Baikonur cosmodrome. Currently, the "Yamal-601" assembled with the transition system developed by the Khrunichev Space Center. After completing the electrical checks of the “assembly” of the "Yamal-601" spacecraft with transition system, experts will assemble it with the "Breeze-M" upper stage. The launch of the "Proton-M" launch vehicle with the "Breeze-M" upper stage and the "Yamal-601" satellite will be performed in the interests of Gazprom Space Systems.

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May 17, 2019

Specialists of Roscosmos enterprises at the Baikonur cosmodrome started operations to fuel the "Spectrum-RG" spacecraft with fuel components, and this operations will last for several days. The launch is scheduled for June 21, 2019. "Spectrum-RG" is a project, aimed for creating an orbital astrophysical observatory, designed to study the Universe in the X-ray wavelength range.

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May 16, 2019

At the Baikonur cosmodrome the preparational works for the launch of the "Soyuz MS-14" spacecraft began. The "Soyuz-2.1a" launch vehicle stages were unloaded from the transportation cars in the Assembly and Testing facility of site № 31. Launch is scheduled for August 22, 2019.

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May 15, 2019

On May 14, the "Fregat" upper stage arrived at the Vostochny space center. On May 15, the “Fregat” upper stage will be transported to the Assembly and Testing building of spacecrafts and installed at the workplace for further testing. In the near future, the cosmodrome is awaiting the arrival of the "Meteor-M" № 2-2 spacecraft.

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May 15, 2019

On May 14 specialists of RSC "Energia" and "Yuzhny" Space Center performed the transportation of the "Soyuz MS-13" spacecraft into a vacuum chamber at the Baikonur cosmodrome for further leak tests. The launch of the "Soyuz MS-13" spacecraft to the International Space Station is scheduled for July 20, 2019 from the Baikonur cosmodrome.

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May 13, 2019

The GLONASS national navigation satellite system will receive five new satellites in 2019. This is stated in the GLONASS Development Strategy until 2030, reports TASS News Agency. Now the GLONASS orbital group includes 26 satellites, 24 of them are in operation, one is at the flight test stage, another one is in the orbital reserve.

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May 7, 2019

Preparations for the launch of the "Soyuz MS-15" spacecraft began at the Baikonur cosmodrome. In the Assembly and Testing building of site № 112 unloading of the stages of the "Soyuz-FG" launch vehicle from the carriages was performed.

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