Category : Baikonur spaceport
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June 5, 2015

Russia is going to keep launching manned vehicles to the ISS from Baikonur till 2024 and then to shift manned program to Vostochny spaceport, - Roscosmos Head Igor Komarov reported in the course of the his business trip to Amur region.

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June 5, 2015

The first Proton-M booster launched after spring accident may orbit Russian Express telecommunication satellite, - Roscosmos Head Igor Komarov told the journalists. "Late this week Khrunichev Centre is to submit a plan that will enable to determine precise dates of Proton booster next launch", - he said.

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June 5, 2015

The first launch of Progress cargo vehicle from Baikonur spaceport after spring accidents is planned for July 3. The vehicle will be launched with the help of Soyuz-U booster, - the spokesman stated.

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June 2, 2015

Japanese space fan Satoshi Takamatsu won’t go to the International Space station on September 1 instead Sarah Brightman who cancelled her flight.

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June 2, 2015

On June 2 world space society celebrates 60-years Anniversary of Baikonur Spaceport, the cradle of world cosmonautics and place of great importance making history of mankind.

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May 26, 2015

After Proton-M booster crush Roscosmos inspected the estimated region of Proton-M debris fall using all possible space surveillance devices and haven’t found anything.

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May 25, 2015

Roscosmos didn’t announced specified data on Progress M-27M cargo vehicle accident on Friday, Commission well need more time, - space agency press office reports.

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May 15, 2015

Roscosmos expects Commission investigating Progress accident cause to complete works by May 22. The period of investigation was increased from May 12 to May 22, by May 22 Commission will present final conclusion, - Federal Space Agency representative reported.

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May 14, 2015

British singer Sarah Brightman announced that she is unable to perform a spacefight planned for family reasons (as stated in the message at her official webpage). "Sarah Brightman stated today that she postpones her participation in the upcoming space mission onboard Soyuz TMA-18M. Brightman stated that she has to change her intentions for family reasons and postpones her training and participation in the flight for today".

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May 6, 2015

60 years ago on May 6, 1955 the first building on the territory of Baikonur City was laid. The city was designated for spaceport specialists to live and had different names in different times: Zarya town , Zvezdograd town, Leninsk city. Since December 1995 its official name is Baikonur city.

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