Category : Roscosmos
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October 10, 2018

Today, on October 10, 2018, a traditional press conference of the “Soyuz MS-10” spacecraft crews was held at the Testing and Training Complex of the GCTC at Baikonur. Earlier, the State Commission approved the crews of the ship. In accordance with the flight program of the International Space Station, on October 11, 2018, at 11:40 Moscow time, the “Soyuz MS-10” spacecraft is scheduled to launch from the site No. 1 (Gagarinsky Start) of the Baikonur Cosmodrome.

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October 9, 2018

Today, on October 9, the "Soyuz-FG" medium-class launch vehicle with the "Soyuz MS-10" spacecraft was removed from the assembly and test building and installed on the launch complex of the site No. 1 "Gagarinsky Start" of the Baikonur Cosmodrome. The launch of the "Soyuz-FG" launch vehicle with "Soyuz MS-10" spacecraft with the crew of the next long-term expedition to the International Space Station is scheduled for October 11, 2018 from the Baikonur cosmodrome. Roskosmos cosmonaut Alexei Ovchinin and NASA astronaut Nick Hague are in the main crew of the ISS-57/58. Their backup is Roskosmos cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko and CSA astronaut David Saint-Jacques.

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October 8, 2018

Today, on October 8, representatives of the technical management and the state commission at the Baikonur cosmodrome issued an opinion on the readiness of the "Soyuz MS-10" spacecraft and the "Soyuz-FG" launch vehicle to be exported and installed on launch complex. Removal of the launch vehicle with "Soyuz MS-10" spacecraft from the assembly and test complex and its installation on the launch pad of the Baikonur cosmodrome will be held tomorrow, October 9. The launch of the "Soyuz-FG" launch vehicle with "Soyuz MS-10" spacecraft with the crew of the next long-term expedition to the International Space Station is scheduled for October 11, 2018 from the Baikonur cosmodrome.

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October 3, 2018

Today, on October 3, RSC “Energia” specialists at the Baikonur cosmodrome conducted a design inspection of the “Soyuz MS-10” spacecraft and performed technological operations to roll up the head fairing of the “Soyuz-FG” launch vehicle. The preparation of the spacecraft for launch under the International Space Station (ISS) program is carried out in the spacecraft installation and test building at the Baikonur cosmodrome.

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October 2, 2018

On October 1, RSC "Energia" specialists at the Baikonur cosmodrome completed a set of technological operations for docking of the "Soyuz MS-10" spacecraft with a transfer compartment. According to the schedule of the preparational works, on October 3, the ship will be inspected and the head fairing will be rolled. The launch of the "Soyuz-FG" launch vehicle with "Soyuz MS-10" spacecraft with the crew of the next long-term expedition to the International Space Station is scheduled for October 11, 2018 from the Baikonur cosmodrome.

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September 28, 2018

On September 27, Baikonur hosted a ceremony of raising the flags of countries, participating in the launch of the "Soyuz MS-10" spacecraft to the International Space Station. The ceremony is a long-standing tradition and symbolizes the official start of the final stage of cosmonauts training for a manned flight. The launch of the "Soyuz-FG" carrier rocket with the "Soyuz MS-10" spacecraft is scheduled for October 11 from site № 1 (Gagarinsky start).

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September 25, 2018

On September 25, 2018, the main and backup crews of the «Soyuz MS-10» spacecraft arrived at the Baikonur cosmodrome for the final stages of flight preparation. The main crew of the ISS-57/58 includes Roskosmos cosmonaut Alexei Ovchinin and NASA astronaut Nick Hague. The launch of «Soyuz MS-10» spacecraft is scheduled for October 11, 2018. The planned duration of the flight is 187 days.

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September 19, 2018

n September 1 7, after the meeting of the Interdepartmental Commission in the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center, a pre-flight press conference of the main and backup crews of ISS-57/58 was held. During the press conference, representatives of the media traditionally congratulated cosmonauts and astronauts with a successful passing of exams. Departure of the ISS-57/58 crew to the Baikonur cosmodrome to continue pre-flight training is scheduled for September 25, 2018.

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September 10, 2018

Before proceeding with the examination of complex training in the GCTC, the crews pass a "test exam" for knowledge of the Russian segment of the International Space Station (ISS), which is called the "Typical flight days". On September 6, Roskosmos cosmonaut Alexei Ovchinin and NASA astronaut Nick Hague worked out training on the simulator of the Russian segment of the International Space Station, and a week later they will have to pass comprehensive examinations at the Cosmonaut Training Center. Most often on these systems non-standard situations are worked out. This time the ISS-57/58 main crew encountered the problem of loss of communication with the Earth as a result of the failure of the VHF sensor, and also prevented a failure in the life support system. At the end of the "typical day", the training team of the GCTC, having analyzed the work of the ISS-57/58 main crew, noted the successful completion of the training program in accordance with the cyclogram.

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September 5, 2018

Today, the GCTC starts training of the UAE representatives as participants in the space flight on the manned spaceship "Soyuz MS" to the Russian segment of the ISS in April 2019. The program of training will end with the examination complex trainings of the crew and prelaunch training at Baikonur cosmodrome. The flight of the first representative of the UAE to the ISS is scheduled for April 2019 and will last about a week.

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