Category : GCTC
October 3, 2019

The crew of the "Soyuz MS-12" spacecraft, undocked on October 3, 2019 at 10:37 (Moscow time) from the International Space Station, safely returned to Earth.

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September 19, 2019

In Star City took place a ceremonial meeting of the crew of the Soyuz MS-11 spacecraft, which returned to Earth on June 25, 2019 after almost 204-day long expedition to the International Space Station.

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September 10, 2019

On the morning of September 10, 2019, at the GCTC was a farewell ceremony of the main and backup crews of the International Space Station ISS-61/62 expeditions, leaving to the Baikonur Cosmodrome.

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September 5, 2019

At the GCTC took place a meeting of the Interdepartmental Commission, which summed up the readiness for space flight of the main and backup crews of the ISS-61/62.

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August 30, 2019

At the GCTC began the examination complex training of the main and backup crews of the ISS-61/62 / EP-19.

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August 18, 2019

On August 16, 2019, the main crew of the ISS-61/62 passed the exam for manual control of the approach of the "Soyuz - MS" spacecraft to the International Space Station on the "Don - Soyuz" simulator. The launch of the "Soyuz-FG" launch vehicle with the "Soyuz MS-15" spacecraft is scheduled for September 25, 2019.

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July 5, 2019

On July 4, 2019, the main and backup crews of the "Soyuz MS-13" spacecraft arrived at the Baikonur cosmodrome to complete preparations for the upcoming space flight. The launch of the "Soyuz-FG" launch vehicle with the "Soyuz MS-13" spacecraft and the next long expedition to the International Space Station is scheduled for July 20, 2019 from the Baikonur cosmodrome.

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July 4, 2019

Today, on July 4, 2019, in the GCTC took place the farewell ceremony of of the main and backup crews of the ISS-60/61 , departing to the Baikonur cosmodrome to continue the pre-flight preparation. After the press-talk with media, the bus with the crews went to the Chkalovsky airfield near Moscow, from where they flew to Kazakhstan by two special airplanes to complete the final stage of the pre-launch preparation.

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July 1, 2019

On June 28, 2019, after the meeting of the Interdepartmental Commission and the pre-flight press conference, the main crew (Alexander Skvortsov, Luca Parmitano and Andrew Morgan) and the back-up crew (Sergey Ryzhikov, Thomas Marshburn and Soichi Noguchi) of the ISS-60/61 visited memorable places, associated with the history of the cosmonautics. The cosmonauts and astronauts laid flowers and paid tribute to the chief designer of the spacecrafts Sergey Korolev, the discoverer of the space Yuri Gagarin and other cosmonauts, buried in the necropolis near the Kremlin wall.

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June 28, 2019

Today, on June 28, 2019, a meeting of the Interdepartmental Commission was held at the GCTC, which summarized the readiness for the space flight of the main and backup crews of the ISS-60/61. According to the commission, the crews of the 60 / 61st long expedition to the International Space Station are ready for the flight on the "Soyuz MS-13" spacecraft and the Russian segment of the ISS and recommended to begin preparations at the Baikonur cosmodrome. The launch of the "Soyuz MS-13" spacecraft is scheduled for July 20, 2019.

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