Category : Baikonur spaceport
May 31, 2019

On May 30, at 20:42 (Moscow time), the "Proton-M" launch vehicle was launched from Baikonur cosmodrome.

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May 30, 2019

The State Commission made a decision on the readiness of the "Proton-M" launch vehicle with the "Yamal-601" spacecraft, installed on the launch pad of the site № 200 on May 27, for refueling with fuel components and confirmed the launch time. Launch is scheduled for May 30, 2019 at 20:42 (Moscow time). The live broadcast will be available on Roscosmos webpage in the Online Broadcast section.

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May 27, 2019

oday in the morning, the "Proton-M" launch vehicle with the "Breeze-M" upper stage and the Russian "Yamal-601" communications satellite was rolled out to the launch pad at the Baikonur cosmodrome. The launch of the "Yamal-601" telecommunications satellite, manufactured by the French division of Thales Alenia Space according to the order of the Russian satellite operator JSC Gazprom Space Systems, is scheduled for May 30. The "Yamal-601" project is part of the Federal Program for the Development of Television and Radio Broadcasting in the Russian Federation.

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May 22, 2019

A final assembly of the "Proton-M" space launch vehicle started at the Baikonur cosmodrome. It will launch the Russian communications and television satellite "Yamal-601" in the interests of the satellite operator Gazprom Space Systems. After the completion of the final assembly of the space rocket, its preparation for transportation to the technological refueling site for refueling of the "Breeze-M" upper stage will begin. The operations on the refueling site will complete the preparation of the rocket, performed at the technical complex, before it's roll out to the launch pad.

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May 21, 2019

At the Baikonur cosmodrome the preparation for the launch of the "Soyuz MS-13" spacecraft to the International Space Station (ISS) is in process. Today spacecraft was tested for leak tightness in a vacuum chamber, after which specialists from Roskosmos enterprises performed its transportation to the Assembly and Testing building for further works. The launch of a "Soyuz-FG" launch vehicle with a spacecraft "Soyuz MS-13" is scheduled for July 20, 2019.

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May 20, 2019

On May 17, the assembly of the head part of the "Proton-M" space rocket for the launch of the Russian communications satellite "Yamal-601" began at the Baikonur cosmodrome. Currently, the "Yamal-601" assembled with the transition system developed by the Khrunichev Space Center. After completing the electrical checks of the “assembly” of the "Yamal-601" spacecraft with transition system, experts will assemble it with the "Breeze-M" upper stage. The launch of the "Proton-M" launch vehicle with the "Breeze-M" upper stage and the "Yamal-601" satellite will be performed in the interests of Gazprom Space Systems.

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May 16, 2019

At the Baikonur cosmodrome the preparational works for the launch of the "Soyuz MS-14" spacecraft began. The "Soyuz-2.1a" launch vehicle stages were unloaded from the transportation cars in the Assembly and Testing facility of site № 31. Launch is scheduled for August 22, 2019.

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May 15, 2019

On May 14 specialists of RSC "Energia" and "Yuzhny" Space Center performed the transportation of the "Soyuz MS-13" spacecraft into a vacuum chamber at the Baikonur cosmodrome for further leak tests. The launch of the "Soyuz MS-13" spacecraft to the International Space Station is scheduled for July 20, 2019 from the Baikonur cosmodrome.

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May 7, 2019

Preparations for the launch of the "Soyuz MS-15" spacecraft began at the Baikonur cosmodrome. In the Assembly and Testing building of site № 112 unloading of the stages of the "Soyuz-FG" launch vehicle from the carriages was performed.

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April 26, 2019

On April 25, the Space Astrophysical Observatory "Spectrum-RG" was delivered from Sheremetyevo International Airport by AN-124-100 aircraft to Baikonur Cosmodrome. The launch of the spacecraft into orbit will be carried out by the "Proton-M" carrier rocket (produced by Khrunichev Space Center) and the DM-03 upper stage (produced by RSC "Energia"). Launch is scheduled for June 21, 2019.

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