Category : Roscosmos
June 17, 2015

On Monday, June 15, NASA astronaut Peggy Witson training program was presented to GCTC. Woman-astronaut will be passing trainings together with Roscosmos cosmonaut Oleg Novitsky and ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet as a part of ISS-50/51 mission crew going to the ISS in November 2016. Preflight training will end up by examination session and complex examination training.

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June 11, 2015

The descent module of Soyuz TMA-15M spacecraft carrying the International Space Station (ISS) Expedition 42/43 crew made a successful landing 148 km to the South East of Dzhezkazgan (Kazakhstan).

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June 10, 2015

Next Progress cargo vehicle will be launched with the help of Soyuz-U booster instead Soyuz-2.1A that failed to launch Progress M-27M on April 28. This will enable to improve Soyuz-2.1a third stage that was the cause of April accident. Institute for Space Politics Director Ivan Moiseyev said yesterday, on June 9.

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June 10, 2015

Unexpected Soyuz TMA-15M thrusters igniting still has not affected the date of Soyuz landing.

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June 10, 2015

The thrusters of Soyuz TMA-15M spaceship docked with the ISSwere unexpectedly ignited during the scheduled Kurs approaching and docking radio system testing. The ISS orbit changed insignificantly.

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June 9, 2015

Roscosmos will perform 6 more space launches in accordance with the ISS flight program by the end of 2015, - Federal Space Agency reports today, on Tuesday, June 09, 2015.

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June 8, 2015

Launch schedule of Proton boosters will be announced next week, - khrunichev Centre head Andrei Kalinovsky said the journalists on Monday. The schedule may be adjusted taking into account the accident happened on May 16, 2015, when Mexican MexSat-1 satellite was lost.

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June 8, 2015

In two weeks Roscosmos is to take a decision who will replace British singer in Soyuz spacecraft flying to the ISS, - GCTC Head Yuri Lonchakov said on Monday.

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June 8, 2015

Italian woman-astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti bet continuous space flight duration record among women, - European Space Agency reports.

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June 5, 2015

Russia is going to keep launching manned vehicles to the ISS from Baikonur till 2024 and then to shift manned program to Vostochny spaceport, - Roscosmos Head Igor Komarov reported in the course of the his business trip to Amur region.

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