Category : Russia
September 15, 2021

A successful launch of 34 OneWeb satellites aboard the Soyuz-2.1b launch vehicle with the Fregat upper stage was executed on…

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September 15, 2021

34 OneWeb communication system satellites launched from Baikonur with the help of Soyuz-2.1b booster and Fregat upper stage successfully inserted into the final orbit. The rocket was launched from Baikonur on September 14 at 21.07,Moscow time. At 21.16 the upper stage with the satellites entered suborbital trajectory. It took the upper stage 3 hours and 45 minutes to distribute the satellites along the orbit.

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ISS-66 crewmembers
September 1, 2021

A meeting of the Chief Medical Commission took place at the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center (GCTC) to review the medical…

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August 9, 2021

On August 9, 2021, Prichal node module together with Progress M-UM cargo vehicle was delivered at Tyuratam railway station for further assembly and prelaunch preparation at Baikonur technical facilities. Prichal insertion into the low-Earh orbit and integration in Russian ISS segment is planned for November 2021. Node module is designed to increase Russian ISS segment technical and operational capabilities. It will be docked to the node of Nauka multipurpose laboratory module.

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August 2, 2021

One-orbit rendezvous scheme (takes approximately 2 hours) may be tested during the launch of Progress MS-20 cargo vehicle to the ISS in case all the elements necessary operate nominally in the framework of two prior cargo launches, - the Head of RSC Energia ballistics department Raphail Murtazin stated.

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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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July 30, 2021

Russian multipurpose laboratory module successfully docked with the ISS on July 29, at 16.29, Moscow time after an 8-days long flight. After the docking an off-nominal situation occurred: the module engines were ignited and changed the station orientation in space. To compensate for this loss of orientation the specialists ignited the engines of Zvezda module and Progress MS-17 cargo vehicle docked to Poisk module.

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July 26, 2021

Russia undocked Pirs module from the ISS, on July 29 new Nauka module will take its place. Pirs module that has been a part of the station for 20 years was undocked from the ISS with the help of Progress MS-16 cargo vehicle and  was deorbited in several hours. At 17.42, Msocow time, Progress with the module entered the atmosphere and was destroyed. At about 17.51 the debris remaining fell in non-navigational region of the Pacific ocean.   

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July 26, 2021

According to the schedule Pirs module will undock from the ISS on July 26, - Roscosmos reports. The undocking is planned for 13.56, Moscow time. Thus a space will be provided for Nauka (rus. Science)  multipurpose laboratory module  launched to the ISS from Baikonur of July 21.

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July 19, 2021

The support Russian government gives to negotiations regarding delivery of Russian rocket engines to US will enable to maintain mutually beneficial cooperation, - Roscosmos reports.

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