Category : ISS
April 22, 2015

Elena Serova became the first Russian woman working onboard the ISS and the fourth woman-cosmonaut in the history of Soviet and Russian Cosmonautics. Elena Serova started her first space flight on September 26, 2014 going to space as flight engineer onboard Soyuz TMA-14M spacecraft together with Roscosmos cosmonaut Alexander Samokutyayev and NASA astronaut Barry Wilmore.

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April 17, 2015

Russian orbital station is to be developed by 2023, - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday during live call-in.

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April 15, 2015

Today, on April 15, 2015, 43 ISS mission flight engineer Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Korniyenko celebrates his 55th Birthday!

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April 15, 2015

Space industry specialists go on working in accordance with the ISS flight schedule. On April 14, 2015 in the integration building of #254 launchpad RSC Energia specialists conducted final operations necessary to prepare Progress M-27M cargo vehicle for the filling with propellant components and pressurized gas: loaded cargoes, conducted mass calibration of the vehicle, docked it with the adapter module and placed the vehicle onto the transportation and installation unit that will transport it to the filling area.

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April 10, 2015

On April 10, 2015, in the integration building of #31 launchpad Progress rocket and space Centre and Yuzhny space centre specialists started preparing Soyuz-2.1a booster for the launch of Progress M-27M cargo vehicle. First, second and third stages of the booster are already placed on the working place, the first stage is being prepared for pneumatic tests.

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March 25, 2015

Today in accordance with pre-launch preparation plan Soyuz booster was roolleв out and installed on the launch pad #1 called Gagarinsky. The launch of this mission is scheduled at 10:42 p.m. Moscow time on March 27.

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March 17, 2015

On March 14 ISS-42/44 mission main (Gennady Padalka, Roscosmos; Mikhail Korniyenko, Roscosmos; Scott Kelly, NASA) and back-up (Alexey Ovchinin, Roscosmos; Sergey Volkov, Roscosmos; Jeffrey Williams, NASA) crews left for Baikonur from Chkalovsky airfield onboard special charters. In several hours the aircrafts successfully landed at Krainiy airfield not far from Baikonur where the cosmonauts will pass their final preparation trainings before the flight.

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March 12, 2015

Today on March 18 ISS-41/42 crew comprising Roscosmos cosmonauts Alexander Samokutyayev and Elena Serova and NASA astronaut Barry Wilmore successfully returned to the Earth onboard Soyuz TMA-14M spacecraft after half a year space mission. Descent module landed 147 km to the southeast of Zhezkazgan town (Kazakhstan) at 05.14, Moscow time.

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March 10, 2015

Russian cosmonaut Gennady Padalka expects to set up a new record spending 1000 days on the orbit, as he told the journalists at press-conference taking place in Star City on Friday.

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March 10, 2015

On Saturday search and rescue team arrived in Kazakhstan to meet Russian-American crew of Soyuz TMA-14M spacecraft that finished its orbital mission.

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