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October 11, 2018

During the launch of the "Soyuz MS-10" spacecraft, an emergency situation occurred. The crew of the ship is alive and got in touch! Rescuers have already moved to the search and evacuation of Alexei Ovchinin and Nick Hag.ue Dmitry Rogozin, General Director of Roskosmos State Corporation, flew to the place of the crew landing.

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October 4, 2018

The crew of the “Soyuz MS-08” spaceship, undocked today from the International Space Station (ISS), returned safely to Earth. The landing unit with the cosmonaut of Roscosmos Oleg Artemyev, NASA astronauts Andrew Feustel and Richard Arnold landed in the Kazakhstan on October 4, 2018 at 14:45 Moscow time.

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September 17, 2018

On September 17, 1857, in the village of Izhevsk Ryazan region was born an outstanding Russian scientist, researcher and inventor Konstantin Tsiolkovsky. One of the greatest technical and scientific achievements is the creation of technologies to conquer the space. His ideas of the "space train," the theory of jet propulsion and rocket dynamics, a description of the fundamental designs of rocket engines, mathematical justifications and calculations formed the basis of knowledge and technology, that allowed humanity to enter the Earth's orbit.

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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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September 3, 2018

September 2, 2018 marks the 110th birthday of academician Valentin Glushko, a Soviet engineer, scientist, one of the pioneers of rocket and space technology, the founder of the Soviet liquid-propellant rocket engine. As the general designer of “NPO Energia” and chairman of the Board of Chief designers, in 1974-1989, Valentin Glushko carried out a general management of the works of numerous enterprises and organizations on key projects of Soviet manned space flights.

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August 29, 2018

On August 27 the Hero of the Russian Federation, Hero of the Soviet Union, USSR pilot-cosmonaut, executive director for manned space programs of the State Corporation “Roskosmos” Sergey Krikalev accepts congratulations on the anniversary - he turns 60!!! On August 27 the Hero of the Russian Federation, Hero of the Soviet Union, USSR pilot-cosmonaut, executive director for manned space programs of the State Corporation “Roskosmos” Sergey Krikalev accepts congratulations on the anniversary - he turns 60!!! A whole epoch in the history of cosmonautics is connected with Sergey Krikalev's activity. Sergey Krikalev made his first flight from November 26, 1988 to April 27, 1989, and his sixth flight took place April 15 - October 10, 2005. In his professional biography - work in the international crews at the station "Mir" and the International Space Station (ISS). ergey Krikalev has reached truly stellar heights as an cosmonaut and now, on Earth, continues to work actively for the benefit of Russian cosmonautics in the position of executive director of the State Corporation “ Roskosmos” on manned space programs. All team of RussianSpaceNews.com joins to the congratulations of Sergey Krikalev on his 60th birthday and sincerely wish him good health, earthly happiness and all the best!!!

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August 9, 2018

Specialists of RSC Energia launched a new series of experiments to evaluate the man-machine interface of "Federation" spaceship.   Information management formats are what is displayed on the cosmonaut's console: a pictorial representation of on-board systems, processes and flight modes, as well as signaling and commands that the crew can issue. In the plans of specialists - working out all modes of the ship's flight: from launching to docking and transition to the flight path to the Moon.

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July 30, 2018

On July 27 a schedule for the creation of a single integrated engine building structure on the base of NPO "Energomash" has been agreed upon and signed. Dmitry Rogozin visited NPO "Energomash", where together with the company's management made a by-pass of the production facilities. He noted the high level of production culture, and also discussed the possibilities of increasing the reliability of rocket and space technology.  

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July 18, 2018

Today, July 17, 2018, "Roskosmos" State Corporation has signed a state contract with RSC "Energia" for the creation of a new-generation middle class space rocket complex with a "Soyuz-5" carrier rocket. The document, in the presence of the General Director of "Roskosmos" Dmitry Rogozin was signed by Nikolay Sevastyanov, First Deputy of General Director of the State Corporation "Roskosmos" and General Director of RSC "Energia" Sergey Romanov. These works of RSC "Energia" should be carried out in cooperation with enterprises, that are part of the "Roskosmos" state corporation.

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July 2, 2018

On July 2, 2018 a series of training sessions on the actions after landing of the spacecraft on the water surface starts and will last until July 20, 2018. Six crews will participate in the "water survival", including seven Russian cosmonauts, six NASA astronauts, one JAXA astronaut.

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