Category : GCTC
August 20, 2020

The ISS-64 crew is preparing for a flight according to the two-turn scheme of the spacecraft rendezvous with the station. According to the two-turn rendezvous scheme, it will be possible to fly to the International Space Station on the Soyuz MS in 3 hours 20 minutes.

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July 30, 2020

In the Hydrolaboratory of the Cosmonaut Training Center, work continues on preliminary tests of the systems of the test-training complex with the implementation of the tasks of the upcoming spacewalks. The work within the framework of the tests is performed by the test-training team of the hydro laboratory.

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July 21, 2020

The crew of the 64th long-term expedition to the International Space Station will undergo joint training at the Cosmonaut Training Center in preparation for the flight, which is scheduled to begin in October this year. The ISS-64 crew includes Roscosmos cosmonauts Sergei Ryzhikov, Sergei Kud-Sverchkov and NASA astronaut Kathleen Rubins. The backup crew includes Roscosmos cosmonauts Oleg Novitsky and Pyotr Dubrov, NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hai.

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June 15, 2020

Soyuz MS-17 reserve crew members Anton Shkaplerov and Andrey Babkin go on with preflight trainings in GCTC.

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June 6, 2020

On June 5, 2020, at the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center trained the reserve crew of the "Soyuz MS-17" manned spacecraft, which was assigned due to the increased risk in the context of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.

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May 27, 2020

The four cosmonauts shortlisted for Gaganyaan (the 1st Indian manned mission to space) resumed their training in Russia, after it was put on hold due to Coronavirus pandemic.

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May 27, 2020

On May 22 GCTC started testing Hydrolaboratory systems for the first time after completion of the broadscale maintenance works. In the framework of testing Orlan EVA spacesuits with mannequins inside were submerged to check spacesuits and Hydrolab systems before cosmonauts’ trainings.

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March 24, 2020

Today at the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center was a farewell ceremony of the crew of the ISS-63 to Baikonur.

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March 14, 2020

At the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center on March 12, 2020, completed the complex examination of the main and backup crews of the ISS-63.

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March 12, 2020

At the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center passes the second day of exam complex training.

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