Category : Khrunichev
November 1, 2019

On the November 1, 2019 from the Khrunichev Space Center was sent a train with blocks of the "Proton-M" launch vehicle, an upper stage and a head fairing to the Baikonur Cosmodrome.

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September 19, 2019

In the Assembly and Testing building of the Baikonur Cosmodrome specialists of the Khrunicev Space Center together with representatives of the customer and the manufacturer of the spacecraft are assembling the head part of the "Proton-M" space rocket.

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July 24, 2019

On the night of July 22, 2019 from the Khrunichev Space Center (part of Roscosmos State Corporation) the parts of the "Proton-M" launch vehicle (the head fairing, the transition system and the "Briz-M" upper stage) was sent for the launch of Eutelsat 5 West B and MEV -1 satellites.

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May 27, 2019

oday in the morning, the "Proton-M" launch vehicle with the "Breeze-M" upper stage and the Russian "Yamal-601" communications satellite was rolled out to the launch pad at the Baikonur cosmodrome. The launch of the "Yamal-601" telecommunications satellite, manufactured by the French division of Thales Alenia Space according to the order of the Russian satellite operator JSC Gazprom Space Systems, is scheduled for May 30. The "Yamal-601" project is part of the Federal Program for the Development of Television and Radio Broadcasting in the Russian Federation.

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May 20, 2019

On May 17, the assembly of the head part of the "Proton-M" space rocket for the launch of the Russian communications satellite "Yamal-601" began at the Baikonur cosmodrome. Currently, the "Yamal-601" assembled with the transition system developed by the Khrunichev Space Center. After completing the electrical checks of the “assembly” of the "Yamal-601" spacecraft with transition system, experts will assemble it with the "Breeze-M" upper stage. The launch of the "Proton-M" launch vehicle with the "Breeze-M" upper stage and the "Yamal-601" satellite will be performed in the interests of Gazprom Space Systems.

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April 24, 2019

The "Proton-M" launch vehicle, used to launch the "Yamal-601" satellite in the interests of Gazprom Space Systems, today, on April 24, was transported from the Khrunichev Space Center in Moscow to the Baikonur cosmodrome. Th train with components of the "Proton-M" launch vehicle (three stages of the launch vehicle, upper stage, transitional system for spacecraft installation and head fairing) arrived at the Tyura-Tam train station of the cosmodrome and after passing through customs formalities was transported to the technical complex "Proton". The "Yamal-601" satellite was manufactured by the French company Thales Alenia Space France according to the order of Gazprom Space Systems for the renovation and development of the Russian orbital "Yamal" group. The "Yamal-60" satellite will replace the "Yamal-202" satellite in orbit and will provide fixed-line communications and data services in the C-band for a large part of Russia, as well as in the CIS and Europe , Middle East and Southeast Asia.

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April 12, 2019

The train with the "Proton-M" launch vehicle, the "Briz-M" upper stage, the head fairing and the transition system, designed to launch the powerful geostationary satellite "Yamal-601" in the interests of the Russian satellite communications operator Gazprom Space Systems, sent from the manufacturer Khrunichev Space Center in Moscow to the Baikonur cosmodrome. The "Yamal-601" satellite was manufactured by the French company Thales Alenia Space France according to the order of Gazprom Space Systems for the renovation and development of the Russian orbital "Yamal" group. On February 25, 2015 Khrunichev Space Center and Gazprom Space Systems signed a strategic cooperation agreement and a contract on the use of the "Proton" launch vehicle for launching the "Yamal-601" communications satellite. This was the fourth direct contract, signed by the Khrunichev Space Center and Gazprom Space Systems as part of the cooperation to develop the "Yamal" orbital group.

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February 26, 2019

On the night of Tuesday, February 26, the train with the "Proton-M" launch vehicle, the head fairing and the upper stage DM-03, was sent from the Khrunichev State Space Research and Production Center to the Baikonur cosmodrome. The "Proton-M" launch vehicle with the DM-03 upper stage, created at RSC "Energia", will be used to launch the Russian "Spectr-RG" spacecraft. The main mission of the "Spectr-RG" is the study of the Universe in the X-ray range of electromagnetic radiation, the creation of a "map" of the visible Universe, on which all fairly large clusters of galaxies will be marked.

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January 18, 2019

The "Proton-M" launch vehicle is ready for shipment to the Baikonur cosmodrome for preparation under the "Spectrum-RG" program. Dispatch of launch devices including "Proton-M" launch vehicle, the head fairing and the upper stage "DM-03" from Khrunichev Space Center to the Baikonur cosmodrome is scheduled for February 7. The "Proton-M" launch vehicle with the "DM-03" upper stage, manufactured at RSC "Energia", will be used to launch the Russian "Spectrum-RG" satellite.

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June 18, 2018

On June 17, 2018 at 00:46 (Moscow time) from the State Test Cosmodrome “Plesetsk” military crew of the Russian Space Forces launched a space rocket , that include a “Soyuz-2.1b” launch vehicle, the “Fregat” booster block and “Glonass-M” Russian navigation spacecraft. The launch was conducted under the general supervision of the commander of the Space Forces, the deputy commander-in-chief of the Air and Space Forces, Colonel- General Alexander Golovko. The launch of the launch vehicle and the launch of the spacecraft into the calculated orbit were held in the regular mode.

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