Category : GCTC
March 3, 2014

During previous 2 weeks cosmonauts and astronauts have been passing exams on manual docking, approaching and descending of Soyuz TMA-M spacecraft and practiced manual remote control mode. According to the program for space flight preparations main and back-up crews have to experience standard flight day.

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February 28, 2014

British singer Sarah Brightman will fly to the ISS in autumn 2015 as a space tourist. She starts training in Russian GCTC not later than half a year before the launch of Soyuz TMA-18M.

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February 25, 2014

Prime and back-up crews go on with their examination session. In course of the session cosmonauts and astronauts practice every stage of the space flight from launch to the landing.

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February 7, 2014

Main and back-up ISS-39/40 crews started their examinations that will last till late February. Early March cosmonauts and astronauts will start complex examination trainings that generally complete preflight trainings in GCTC.

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January 31, 2014

One-year ISS mission crew stood the test by 20 degrees frost im the forest of Moscow region, – GCTC press-office…

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January 21, 2014

In accordance with training conditions the crew has to perform the following operations: changing clothes inside the descent module, building shelters, signaling to search aircrafts, medical treatment of the injured person and cooperation with the search and rescue teams.

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January 12, 2014

On January 11, 2014 world-famous Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Centre celebrated its 54th anniversary. Situated in Star City (Moscow region), restricted…

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December 13, 2013

ISS -37/37 crew performed more than 160 experiments on Russian and American ISS segments during its half a year mission and moreover coped with off-nominal situation with Luca Parmitano’s spacesuit during the EVA.

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November 27, 2013

Humanlike robot designed for spacewalks will be demonstrated to the specialists and journalists in Star City on November 27, GCTC representative reported.

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October 7, 2013

Final preflight trainings of 38/39 ISS crews going to space on November 7, 2013 started in GCTC. For a month…

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