Category : ISS
November 18, 2020

ISS crew patched up the crack in Russian Zvezda module to stop the air leak, - Roscosmos press office reports. A minor air leak was detected in September 2019. In August-September 2020 when the leak rate increased 5 times the crew sealed the ISS hatches twice to check its pressurization and stayed isolated in Russian segment for several days.

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November 13, 2020

On Thursday ISS orbit was successfully adjusted with the help of Progress MS-14 cargo vehicle thrusters to ensure necessary conditions for the arrival of future crew in spring 2021. The previous adjustment maneuver was accomplished on October 07 and decreased the altitude by 1,3 km.

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November 9, 2020

While cosmonauts Sergey Ryzhikov and Sergey Kud-Sverchkov are preparing for the spacewalk scheduled for November 18 aboard the ISS their colleagues Oleg Novitsky and Piotr Dubrov are practising EVA in Hydrolaboratory on GCTC premises.

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November 3, 2020

Roscosmos approved the first completely Russian ISS crew to go to the ISS aboard Soyuz MS-18 spacecraft in April 20201. Cosmonauts selection commission approved the prome and back-up crews of ISS-65 mission. The launch is planned for April 2021 and will take place from Baikonur launchsite, - Roscosmos press office reports.

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November 2, 2020

Twenty years ago on November 2 the first  long-duration space mission crew arrived aboard the ISS. Russian cosmonauts Yuri Gidzenko and Sergey Krikalyov and American astronaut William Shepherd became the first habitants of this unique orbital home. This marked the beginning of new space era of space exploration and international cooperation in space.

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October 29, 2020

Russian cosmonauts working aboard the ISS Sergey Ryzhikov and Sergey Kud-Sverchkov are going to perform a spacewalk on November 18, -  Roscosmos press office reports.

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October 22, 2020

At 05.54, Moscow time, October 22 Soyuz MS-16 descent capsule successfully landed in the estimated region of Kazakhstan. The crew coming back comprised Roscosmos cosmonauts Anatoly Ivanishin, Ivan Vagner and NASA astronaut Christopher Cassidy.

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October 13, 2020

Roscosmos Director General Dmitry Rogozin reported that Russia is going to launch two new modules to the International space station. "We plan to launch multipurpose Nauka laboratory module in 2021. In half a year there is a docking module Prichal (Quay) to be launched", - said Rogozin at IAC-2020.

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October 13, 2020

Last weekend Roscosmos cosmonauts Oleg Novitsky and Pietr Dubrov passed a 2-hours training under the supervision of RSC Energia corporation specialists at pad # 254. These cosmonauts will work aboard the station when Naka is to be launched to the ISS. In the course of the training the cosmonauts studied the interior of the module as well as its outer surface.

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October 12, 2020

The launch of Progress MS-16 cargo vehicle initially planned for December 11 will be delayed, - as Roscosmos press-office reports.

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