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September 2, 2020

In order to form ballistic conditions before the launch of the Soyuz MS-17 manned transport spacecraft, the next correction of the International Space Station orbit is planned for September 10, 2020.

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September 1, 2020

A month and a half before the launch, the main and backup crews of the 64th long-term expedition to the International Space Station began practical exams at the Yu.A. Gagarin. Already in three weeks, the "Favorites" and "Kazbeks" (call signs of the main and backup crews, respectively) will have complex examination trainings, which will complete the stage of pre-flight preparation before leaving for Baikonur.

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August 31, 2020

Training in the TBK-50 pressure chamber allows cosmonauts to develop the skill of assessing the fit of a spacesuit, evaluate the work of the thermal control system under different physical loads, and undergo psychological adaptation to the forthcoming work in outer space. For operators, this is a unique opportunity, being on Earth, to gain experience in a spacesuit that fully matches the flight suit - exactly the same as on board the International Space Station.

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August 28, 2020

The first ever crew of the International Space Station, consisting only of Russian cosmonauts, can fly on the Soyuz MS-18 spacecraft in the spring of 2021, a source in the rocket and space industry said. Earlier it became known that the launch of the Soyuz MS-18 manned spacecraft by the Soyuz-2.1a launch vehicle from the Baikonur cosmodrome is scheduled for April 10, 2021.

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August 26, 2020

One of the Russian geostationary meteorological satellites, Electro-L, is located over the Atlantic Ocean, Roskosmos reported. The geostationary orbit is a circular orbit with an altitude of 35,786 kilometers.

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August 25, 2020

Isolation of the crew of the International Space Station (ISS) in the Russian segment has been extended for a day, the place of the air leak has not yet been found, the search will continue, a spokesman for the Roscosmos press service said.

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August 24, 2020

NUST MISIS specialists will take part in the design of an alternative spacesuit for the crew members of the new Russian spacecraft Orel, said Vladimir Pirozhkov, director of the Kinetics Engineering Center for High Complexity Prototyping at the National Research Technological University MISIS, industrial designer.

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August 24, 2020

The preliminary date of the first launch of satellites of the Russian low-orbit communication system "Gonets" on the Soyuz-2.1b carrier rocket has been determined, the launch is scheduled for September 24, a source in the rocket and space industry told.

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August 21, 2020

An air leak has occurred on the ISS. The entire crew took refuge in the Russian segment of the station. The entire crew of the International Space Station (ISS) will spend the next three days in the Russian Zvezda module. The devices recorded an air leak at the station.

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August 20, 2020

The ISS-64 crew is preparing for a flight according to the two-turn scheme of the spacecraft rendezvous with the station. According to the two-turn rendezvous scheme, it will be possible to fly to the International Space Station on the Soyuz MS in 3 hours 20 minutes.

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