Category : Baikonur spaceport
Flag-rise
March 16, 2014

The day of March 15 started with flag-raising ceremony that has become a longstanding tradition symbolizing formal beginning of final stage of preflight preparation trainings. Roscosmos cosmonauts Alexander Skvortsov and Oleg Artemyev raised the flag of Russia while NASA astronauts Stephen Swanson and Barry Wilmore – the flag of USA and Russian cosmonauts Alexander Samokutyayev and Elena Serova – the flag of Kazakhstan.

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Skvortsov_baik
March 13, 2014

Today Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Centre saw formal farewell ceremony of main and back-up crews of ISS-39/40 mission leaving for Baikonur spaceport for further preflight trainings.

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Progr_21M
March 13, 2014

ISS orbit was increased by 2 kilometers with the help of Progress M-21M cargo vehicle thrusters, - Mission Control Centre representatives reported.

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KozQtn6djiw
March 12, 2014

Preparation works for the manned launch are under way at Baikonur spaceport. Yuzhny space centre operational crews started preparing equipment…

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решетнев исс
March 12, 2014

Proton-M booster with two communication space devices of Express-AT series was rolled out and installed onto the launching pad of Baikonur spaceport.

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ExpressAT1-2
March 4, 2014

Russian space industry specialists go on with preparations for the launch of Proton-M booster with Briz-M upper stage and cluster comprising two Russian telecommunication satellites Express-AT1 and Express-AT2.

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Vostochny_build
February 24, 2014

Work on Russia’s new Far Eastern Vostochny space center will be prioritized now that the Winter Olympics in Sochi has come to an end, a senior official said Monday while touring the facility.

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Baik_pad1
February 18, 2014

Yevgeny Anisimov stepped down from the post for personal reasons and will likely be reappointed to a position at Russia's space launch coordination body, spokeswoman Irina Zubareva said.

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Protonlaunch
February 16, 2014

Space device separated from Briz-M upper stage at 10.22 Moscow time. It was the first time Proton-M booster is used to orbit the satellite of Turkish operator Turksat Satellite Communication.

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radioastron2
February 13, 2014

According to Guinness book official certificate “The largest space radiotelescope Spektr-R launched from Baikonur spaceport on July 11, 2011 is 10 meters in diameter.

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