Category : Baikonur spaceport
ProgressM-23M
April 2, 2014

Spaceport specialists filled the vehicle with propellant components and pressurized gas at the filling station. Then the vehicle returned to the integration building of 254th site for further pre-launch preparations.

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Soyuz_docked
March 28, 2014

Soyuz TMA-12M spacecraft carrying new ISS mission crew successfully docked with the station in automatic mode, – MSC representative reported….

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Soyuz TMA-12M
March 26, 2014

Soyuz TMA-12M with new ISS mission crew comprised by Alexander Skvortsov, Oleg Artemyev (Roscosmos) and Stephen Swanson (NASA) was successfully launched from “Gagarin” launchpad of Baikonur spaceport with the help of Soyuz-FG booster.

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first launch day
March 24, 2014

Soyuz FG booster was successfully rolled out and installed on #1 launching pad (Gagarin launch) of Baikonur spaceport on March 23.

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Skv-Bakn
March 20, 2014

New ISS mission crew leaving for the station on March 26 carried out demonstrational training on Soyuz TMA-12M spacecraft for the journalists.

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Proton_express
March 17, 2014

Proton M booster with Briz-M upper stage and two communication satellites of Express-AT series was successfully launched from Baikonur spaceport. Briz-M upper stage that was to set two communication Express-AT satellites into the geostationary transfer orbit separated from Proton-M booster, - Roscosmos representative reported.

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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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