Category : Baikonur spaceport
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September 14, 2016

Dear friends! Now you have an outstanding opportunity to witness such great historical event as Soyuz spacecraft launch. Take your chance to see international crew off to space from legendary Baikonur launchsite.

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September 13, 2016

Baikonur saw official flag-raising ceremony. Roscosmos cosmonauts Sergey Ryzhikov and Andrei Borisenko raised the flag of Russia, Alexander Misurkin and Nickolay Tikhonov – the flag of Kazakhstan, NASA astronauts Robert Shane Kimbrough and Mark Vande Hei – the flag of USA.

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August 23, 2016

Roscosmos state corporation is going to spend about 1,8 billion rubles to enhance Soyuz manned spacecraft and Progress cargo vehicle launches reliability.

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July 15, 2016

Soyuz-U booster with Progress MS-03 cargo vehicle installed on the launchpad of Baikonur spaceport, Roscosmos spokesman reported.

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July 13, 2016

New Soyuz MS was launched from Baikonur launchsite on July 07, 07.36, local time. After successful docking on July 09, Anatoly Ivanishin (Roscosmos), Kathleen Rubins (NASA) and Takuya Onishi (JAXA) joined Oleg Skripochka (Roscosmos), Alexei Ovchinin (Roscosmos) and Jeffrey Williams (NASA) onboard the ISS.

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June 27, 2016

Baikonur spaceport saw traditional flag raising ceremony taking place at pad #17 in front of "Cosmonaut" hotel. Soyuz MS main and back-up crew members raised the flags of the countries participating in the mission.

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June 23, 2016

Proton boosters will be in use at least up to 2025. After that the quantity of launches will be reduced due to the gradual equipment obsolescence, - Khrunichev Centre Director General Andrei Kalinovsky reported.

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June 18, 2016

Soyuz TMA-19M descent capsule with Roscosmos cosmonaut Yuri Malenchenko, NASA astronaut Timothy Kopra and ESA astronaut Timothy Peake successfully landed in the steppe of Kazakhstan to 147 km of Jezkazgan town on June 18, 2016, 12.15, Moscow time, - MCC spokesman reported.

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Советский космонавт Валентина Терешкова
June 16, 2016

The whole world celebrates Cosmonautics Day on April 12, but a few know what a significant date June 16 is for the history of space exploration. On June 16, 1963, the first woman-cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova performed her spaceflight onboard Vostok-6 spacecraft.

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June 9, 2016

Proton-M booster with American telecommunication satellite Intelsat DLA-2 was successfully launched from Baikonur spaceport today, on Thursday, June 09, at 10.10, Moscow time.

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