Category : ESA
June 17, 2015

On Monday, June 15, NASA astronaut Peggy Witson training program was presented to GCTC. Woman-astronaut will be passing trainings together with Roscosmos cosmonaut Oleg Novitsky and ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet as a part of ISS-50/51 mission crew going to the ISS in November 2016. Preflight training will end up by examination session and complex examination training.

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June 11, 2015

The descent module of Soyuz TMA-15M spacecraft carrying the International Space Station (ISS) Expedition 42/43 crew made a successful landing 148 km to the South East of Dzhezkazgan (Kazakhstan).

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June 10, 2015

Unexpected Soyuz TMA-15M thrusters igniting still has not affected the date of Soyuz landing.

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June 8, 2015

Italian woman-astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti bet continuous space flight duration record among women, - European Space Agency reports.

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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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May 13, 2015

On May 12, 2015, RSC Energia Director General Deputy and ISS Russian segment flight director V.A.Soloviyov announced that Roscosmos corrected ISS flight program as agreed with partners due to the loss of Progress M-27m cargo vehicle caused by booster accident.

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May 8, 2015

The launch of Soyuz TMA-17M spacecraft initially scheduled for May 26 will be shifted to mid-July, - the spokesman for space industry reported.

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May 7, 2015

On May 6, 2015 of 44/45 mission main and back-up crew started passing complex examinational trainings in GCTC.

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May 6, 2015

While on Earth coffee nerds pay their respects to this flavorous drink at special section of EXPO universal World Exhibition opened in Milano, coffee conquers the space: the cosmonauts prepared and drank a cup of real espresso onboard the International Space Station.

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January 20, 2015

British singer Sarah Brightman will pass survival trainings in a near-Moscow forest on January 23, - GCTC press office reported.

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