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September 19, 2018

n September 1 7, after the meeting of the Interdepartmental Commission in the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center, a pre-flight press conference of the main and backup crews of ISS-57/58 was held. During the press conference, representatives of the media traditionally congratulated cosmonauts and astronauts with a successful passing of exams. Departure of the ISS-57/58 crew to the Baikonur cosmodrome to continue pre-flight training is scheduled for September 25, 2018.

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September 17, 2018

On September 17, 1857, in the village of Izhevsk Ryazan region was born an outstanding Russian scientist, researcher and inventor Konstantin Tsiolkovsky. One of the greatest technical and scientific achievements is the creation of technologies to conquer the space. His ideas of the "space train," the theory of jet propulsion and rocket dynamics, a description of the fundamental designs of rocket engines, mathematical justifications and calculations formed the basis of knowledge and technology, that allowed humanity to enter the Earth's orbit.

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September 10, 2018

Before proceeding with the examination of complex training in the GCTC, the crews pass a "test exam" for knowledge of the Russian segment of the International Space Station (ISS), which is called the "Typical flight days". On September 6, Roskosmos cosmonaut Alexei Ovchinin and NASA astronaut Nick Hague worked out training on the simulator of the Russian segment of the International Space Station, and a week later they will have to pass comprehensive examinations at the Cosmonaut Training Center. Most often on these systems non-standard situations are worked out. This time the ISS-57/58 main crew encountered the problem of loss of communication with the Earth as a result of the failure of the VHF sensor, and also prevented a failure in the life support system. At the end of the "typical day", the training team of the GCTC, having analyzed the work of the ISS-57/58 main crew, noted the successful completion of the training program in accordance with the cyclogram.

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September 5, 2018

Today, the GCTC starts training of the UAE representatives as participants in the space flight on the manned spaceship "Soyuz MS" to the Russian segment of the ISS in April 2019. The program of training will end with the examination complex trainings of the crew and prelaunch training at Baikonur cosmodrome. The flight of the first representative of the UAE to the ISS is scheduled for April 2019 and will last about a week.

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September 4, 2018

According to information from RIA NOVOSTI (ITAR-TASS) - The Space Corporation “Energia”, after a state of emergency with an air leak at the International Space Station (ISS), will check for the presence of traces of the drill all the spacecrafts “ Soyuz” and “Progress”, that are in storage at the Baikonur Cosmodrome and the” Soyuz” and “Progress” spacecrafts, that are in storage near Moscow. The air leak on the ISS was found on the night of Thursday, 30 August. The crew found a "micro crack" in the living compartment of the “Soyuz MS-09”. Another agency source said, that the employee, who performed a defect, closed the hole with a special glue, that was not found during the tests before the launch. On Monday, RSC ”Energia” began an internal investigation concerning the fact of negligence in the production of the “Soyuz MS-09”.

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September 3, 2018

September 2, 2018 marks the 110th birthday of academician Valentin Glushko, a Soviet engineer, scientist, one of the pioneers of rocket and space technology, the founder of the Soviet liquid-propellant rocket engine. As the general designer of “NPO Energia” and chairman of the Board of Chief designers, in 1974-1989, Valentin Glushko carried out a general management of the works of numerous enterprises and organizations on key projects of Soviet manned space flights.

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August 30, 2018

The Progress-MS-08 cargo ship was brought down from orbit after a one-week experiment "Izgib" and flooded in a non-navigable area of ​​the Pacific Ocean. On August 23, the cargo ship undocked from the Russian segment of the ISS and was on an autonomous flight until August 30 to conduct a scientific experiment.

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August 29, 2018

On August 27 the Hero of the Russian Federation, Hero of the Soviet Union, USSR pilot-cosmonaut, executive director for manned space programs of the State Corporation “Roskosmos” Sergey Krikalev accepts congratulations on the anniversary - he turns 60!!! On August 27 the Hero of the Russian Federation, Hero of the Soviet Union, USSR pilot-cosmonaut, executive director for manned space programs of the State Corporation “Roskosmos” Sergey Krikalev accepts congratulations on the anniversary - he turns 60!!! A whole epoch in the history of cosmonautics is connected with Sergey Krikalev's activity. Sergey Krikalev made his first flight from November 26, 1988 to April 27, 1989, and his sixth flight took place April 15 - October 10, 2005. In his professional biography - work in the international crews at the station "Mir" and the International Space Station (ISS). ergey Krikalev has reached truly stellar heights as an cosmonaut and now, on Earth, continues to work actively for the benefit of Russian cosmonautics in the position of executive director of the State Corporation “ Roskosmos” on manned space programs. All team of RussianSpaceNews.com joins to the congratulations of Sergey Krikalev on his 60th birthday and sincerely wish him good health, earthly happiness and all the best!!!

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August 21, 2018

A month and a half before the start, the main ISS-57/58 crew traditionally started an important stage - the pre-flight exam session. Training is conducted on the specialized training equipment "Teleoperator". The result of competent actions, performed by the commander of the crew according to the methods and on-board documentation, was to get an "excellent" rating for all modes.

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August 16, 2018

Cosmonauts of "Roskosmos" Oleg Artemiev and Sergei Prokopiev completed the second in 2018 exit to the open space from the International Space Station (ISS) according to the Russian program. The state of health of cosmonauts Oleg Artemyev and Sergei Prokopiev after returning to the ISS is good.

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