Category : GCTC
May 7, 2014

ISS-40/41 misson main and back-up crew members are passing their preflight examinations in GCTC.

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April 28, 2014

ISS-40/41 mission main and back-up crews had a standard flight day training on Russian ISS segment simulator in GCTC.

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April 24, 2014

Cosmonaut candidates finished one of the training stage passing the tests in soundproof chamber. In the course of this training mental stability of the cosmonaut candidates under the conditions of isolation with regulated continuous activity was tested.

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April 23, 2014

Main and back-up crews of ISS-40/41 mission started passing exams. After examination session the cosmonauts and astronauts will have examinational trainings concluding their preflight preparations in Star City.

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April 1, 2014

Roscosmos Head Councellor, Hero of Russian Federation, cosmonaut Yuri Lonchakov was officially appointed to the position of GCTC acting head

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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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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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March 14, 2014

Satellite robots making photos of the ISS outer surface could be of great help for the cosmonauts at the first stages than android robot developed by one of the space industry enterprises, - cosmonaut Oleg Kotov said, who returned from the spaceflight this Tuesday.

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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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March 12, 2014

Soyuz TMA-10M crew will take part in field test just after the landing

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