Category : NASA
June 13, 2024

The fifth helium leak has been discovered in the propulsion system of the Starliner spacecraft. Apparently, it began after docking…

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Perseverance rover has found a unique sample that may confirm the existence of biological life on Mars
May 31, 2024

A rock sample collected by the Perseverance rover and the landscape of Jezero Crater on Mars, where it was found…

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Roscosmos cosmonaut Anna Kikina arrived at the ISS
October 7, 2022

On Friday October 7, 2022 at 00:01 Moscow time, the Crew Dragon manned spacecraft docked to the Harmony node module…

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August 31, 2022

This July Roscosmos State Corp and NASA signed an agreement on cross-flights, under which American astronauts will fly on Russian…

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December 1, 2021

Next ISS orbit adjustment is planned for December 24, - Roscosmos press office reports.   Anyway Roscosmos does not specify by how many meters the orbit is to be adjusted and what engines (module or spacecraft) would be used for the maneuver. On November 10 the orbit was increased by 1,2 kilometers to avoid collision with Fengyun-1C  satellite fragment passing by the station.

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August 2, 2021

As follows from negotiations between the crew and MCC streamed by NASA on Monday Russian cosmonauts working aboard the ISS start unloading Nauka multipurpose laboratory module . The module was launched from Baikonur by Proton-M booster on July 21 and on Jule 29 docked to Zvezda module of Russian ISS segment. The crew opened the hatch on July 30.

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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 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 12, 2020

On October 11, Soyuz-2.1a booster was rolled out from the integration building and installed onto the launchpad #31. On October 14 the booster will insert into the orbit Soyuz MS-17 manned vehicle with an international crew comprising Roscosmos cosmonauts Sergey Ryzhikov and Sergey Kud-Sverchkov and NASA astronaut Kathleen Rubins.

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