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June 9, 2020

Roscosmos State Corporation has finished accepting applications for participation in the open competition for the selection of candidates for the Russian Cosmonaut team, which was announced on June 3, 2019.

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June 8, 2020

Khrunichev Centre is going to resume the production of Rokot light conversion boosters on the basis of RS-18B ballistic missiles currently being removed from combat duty.

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June 6, 2020

On June 5, 2020, at the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center trained the reserve crew of the "Soyuz MS-17" manned spacecraft, which was assigned due to the increased risk in the context of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.

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June 6, 2020

Director General of Roscosmos Dmitry Rogozin and the leadership of space agencies of the U.S., Europe, Canada and Japan will discuss the collaboration for future lunar exploration by a videoconference on June 9. This was reported to TASS by a source in the rocket and space industry.

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June 4, 2020

Launch pad for Angara will be delivered to Vostochny along the Northern Sea Route by September.

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June 2, 2020

On June 2, 1955, a directive of the General Staff of the Ministry of Defense of the USSR approved the project for the construction of the Scientific Testing Ground No. 5. This day is considered the date of the official foundation of the first and largest Baikonur cosmodrome in the world.

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June 1, 2020

Roscosmos plans to test two new rockets in 2020, reports State Corporation press office Head Vladimir Ustimenko.

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May 30, 2020

The Roscosmos State Corporation has now confirmed the prime, backup and reserve crews of the Soyuz MS-17 spacecraft. The launch of the Soyuz-2.1a carrier rocket with the Soyuz MS-17 is scheduled for October 2020 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome.

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May 28, 2020

SpaceX Crew Dragon manned mission launch from Cape Canaveral initially planned for May 27 was shifted due to the low cloud ceiling. New attempt is to be made on May 30.

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May 27, 2020

The four cosmonauts shortlisted for Gaganyaan (the 1st Indian manned mission to space) resumed their training in Russia, after it was put on hold due to Coronavirus pandemic.

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