Category : Baikonur spaceport
November 3, 2020

Roscosmos approved the first completely Russian ISS crew to go to the ISS aboard Soyuz MS-18 spacecraft in April 20201. Cosmonauts selection commission approved the prome and back-up crews of ISS-65 mission. The launch is planned for April 2021 and will take place from Baikonur launchsite, - Roscosmos press office reports.

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November 2, 2020

Twenty years ago on November 2 the first  long-duration space mission crew arrived aboard the ISS. Russian cosmonauts Yuri Gidzenko and Sergey Krikalyov and American astronaut William Shepherd became the first habitants of this unique orbital home. This marked the beginning of new space era of space exploration and international cooperation in space.

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October 29, 2020

Russian cosmonauts working aboard the ISS Sergey Ryzhikov and Sergey Kud-Sverchkov are going to perform a spacewalk on November 18, -  Roscosmos press office reports.

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October 13, 2020

Roscosmos Director General Dmitry Rogozin reported that Russia is going to launch two new modules to the International space station. "We plan to launch multipurpose Nauka laboratory module in 2021. In half a year there is a docking module Prichal (Quay) to be launched", - said Rogozin at IAC-2020.

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October 13, 2020

Last weekend Roscosmos cosmonauts Oleg Novitsky and Pietr Dubrov passed a 2-hours training under the supervision of RSC Energia corporation specialists at pad # 254. These cosmonauts will work aboard the station when Naka is to be launched to the ISS. In the course of the training the cosmonauts studied the interior of the module as well as its outer surface.

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October 12, 2020

The launch of Progress MS-16 cargo vehicle initially planned for December 11 will be delayed, - as Roscosmos press-office reports.

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October 12, 2020

On October 11, Soyuz-2.1a booster was rolled out from the integration building and installed onto the launchpad #31. On October 14 the booster will insert into the orbit Soyuz MS-17 manned vehicle with an international crew comprising Roscosmos cosmonauts Sergey Ryzhikov and Sergey Kud-Sverchkov and NASA astronaut Kathleen Rubins.

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October 9, 2020

Aaccording to the ISS flight program next Wednesday Soyuz MS-17 spacecraft will be launched from Baikonur by Soyuz-2.1a booster. On October 07 the crews conducted final fit-check of the spacecraft at the pad #254 of Baikonur launchsite.

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September 28, 2020

On Sunday, September 27, ISS-64 mission crews both prime and back-up left for Baikonur from Chkalovsky airfield located in Moscow region by two different planes. In several hours the planes successfully landed at Krainy airfield.

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August 20, 2020

The Science module, which is scheduled to launch to the International Space Station in the spring of 2021, has arrived at the Baikonur cosmodrome. It took less than 10 days to transport the module to the cosmodrome; it took 14 cars to transport it and the necessary equipment.

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