Category : GCTC
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August 15, 2016

Russian prime and back-up crew members of ISS-49/50 mission passed preflight exams in GCTC.

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July 22, 2016

Roscosmos cosmonauts Alexander Skvortsov, Ivan Wagner, Sergey Ryazansky, Oleg Artemyev, Sergey Prokopiev, Alexander Samokutyayev, NASA astronauts Scott Teangle, Randolph Bresnik, Andrew Feustel, Janet Epps, ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst and JAXA astronaut Norishige Kanai preparing to go to space in 2017 and 2018 passed water survival trainings in GCTC.

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June 27, 2016

Baikonur spaceport saw traditional flag raising ceremony taking place at pad #17 in front of "Cosmonaut" hotel. Soyuz MS main and back-up crew members raised the flags of the countries participating in the mission.

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March 3, 2016

On March 3, 2016, GCTC officially saw off the members of prime and back-up ISS-47/48 mission crews to Baikonur.

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March 2, 2016

At 07:29, Moscow time, March 02, 2016, Soyuz TMA-18M descent capsule successfully landed in Kazakh steppe to 147 km of Jezkazgan town.

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March 1, 2016

On Friday GCTC saw press-conference of ISS-47/48 mission crews. Before the presss conference Interdepartmental Commission meeting Roscosmos, GCTC, RSC Energia and Federal Bio-Medical Agency representatives were taking part in approved the crews for further preflight preparations at Baikonur. The main crew of Soyuz TMA-20M spacecraft comproses Roscosmos cosmonauts Alexei Ovchinin and Oleg Skripochka and NASA astronaut Jeffrey Williams, the back-up crew – Roscosmos cosmonauts Sergey Ryzhikov and Andrei Borisenko and NASA astronaut Robert Kimbrough.

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February 18, 2016

ISS-47/48 mission main (Alexei Ovchinin, Roscosmos, Oleg Skripochka, Roscosmos, Jeoffrey Williams, NASA) and back-up (Sergey Ryzhikov, Roscosmos, Andrei Borisenko, Roscosmos, Robert Kimbrough, NASA) crews go on passing preflight exams in GCTC.

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February 5, 2016

ISS-47/48 crew going to space in March started passing preflight training in GCTC. The prime crew comprises Roscosmos cosmonauts Alexey Ovchinin and Oleg Skripochka and NASA astronaut Geffrey Williams, the back-up crew – Roscosmos osmonauts Sergey Ryzhikov and Andrei Borisenko and NASA astronaut Robert Kimbrough.

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February 5, 2016

One more ISS crew successfully completed training on survival in marshy and forested area. For three days Roscosmos cosmonaut Sergey Ryazansky, NASA astronaut Randolph Bresnik and JAXA astronaut Norishige Kanai have been accomplishing the tasks set under severe weather conditions.

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January 19, 2016

In April 2016 we celebrate the Birthday of manned Cosmonautics. Vegitel Tour Company, the lead provider of aerospace tourism services in Russia, suggests you celebrating this great anniversary on a space scale! Try zero-gravity onboard Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Centre special flying laboratory Ilyushin-76MDK to feel like a real cosmonaut.

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