Category : GCTC
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November 23, 2015

On Friday, November 20, GCTC specialists summed up the results of ISS-46/47 main and back-up crews exams.

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November 6, 2015

Roscosmos cosmonaut Anatoly Ivanishin and JAXA astronaut Takuya Onishi passed exam on manual controlled descent. TS-7 specialized simulator on the basis of Tsf-7 centrifuge was designed for practicing manual controlled descent in case automatics failure.

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September 24, 2015

Russian cosmonaut Gennady Padalka who has recently set new world record on total flight duration spending in space 878 days is going to beat his own record and spend in space 1000 days, - GCTC spokesman reports.

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August 10, 2015

Interdepartmental Commission approved main and back-up crews of new ISS mission for the flight, - GCTC spokesman reported.

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August 10, 2015

Russian ISS crew mwmbers Gennady padalka and Mikhail Korniyenko are going will open the hatch of Pirs docking compartment today at 17.14, Moscow time.

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July 16, 2015

On June 15, 2015, Baikonur saw “Mass Media day” taking place in GCTC test and training center of #17 launchpad. Soyuz TMA-17M spacecraft main (Oleg Kononenko, Kimiya Yui and Kjell Lindgren) and back-up (Yuri Malenchenko, Timothy Kopra, Timohy Peake) crews arranged open training for mass media representative.

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July 8, 2015

On July 8, 2015, in GCTC Interdepartmental Commission approved next ISS crew to go to the station onboard Soyuz TMA-17M spacecraft.

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July 7, 2015

GCTC saw official presentation of ISS-51/52 mission program. The crew comprises Roscosmos cosmonauts Alexander Misurkin and Nicolay Tikhonov and NASA astronaut Mark T. Vande Hai.

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June 23, 2015

Japanese businessman Satoshi Takamatsu who has been passing preflight trainings in Star City is not going to fly to the ISS in September instead Sarah Brightman; he will continue training in Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Centre to become certified space flight participant in the future, - Space Adventures Company reports.

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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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