Category : Russia
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January 26, 2016

Today, on Tuesday, Proton-M booster with Eutelsat-9B European telecommunication satellite was installed on the launchpad of Baikonur spaceport as planned, - Khrunichev Centre representative reports.

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January 19, 2016

In April 2016 we celebrate the Birthday of manned Cosmonautics. Vegitel Tour Company, the lead provider of aerospace tourism services in Russia, suggests you celebrating this great anniversary on a space scale! Try zero-gravity onboard Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Centre special flying laboratory Ilyushin-76MDK to feel like a real cosmonaut.

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January 15, 2016

Proton booster will be launched for European Space Agency needs according to EDRS program from Baikonur spaceport on January 27, 2016, - ESA Head Johann-Dietrich Wörner reported on Friday.

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January 15, 2016

In 2016 the first spacewalk in the framework of Russian Program is planned for February 3, - Mission Control Centre representative reported.

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January 15, 2016

In 2016 Russia will launch four manned and three cargo vehicles to the International Space Station in the framework if ISS flight schedule.

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December 3, 2015

Several months ago Roscosmos announced its intention to develop touristic programs in Baikonur. Now this branch of tourism is controlled directly by Roscosmos, the Agency has held tender so that only authorized tour operators could provide tours to Baikonur spaceport.

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December 3, 2015

Yesterday, on December 2, 2015, Baikonur say traditional flag-raising ceremony taking place at #17 launchpad in front of “Cosmonaut” hotel.

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December 2, 2015

ISS-46/47 mission prime and back-up crews started passing final prelaunch trainings at Baikonur spaceport. The prime crew includes Roscosmos cosmonaut Yuri Malenchenko, NASA astronaut Timothy Kopra and ESA astronaut Timothy Peake, the back-up crew comprises Roscosmos cosmonaut Anatoly Ivanishin, JAXA astronaut Takuya Onishi and NASA astronaut Kathleen Rubins.

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December 1, 2015

Russian state operator Satellite Communications Company put Express-AM8 into operation. “Upon completion of orbital testing Russian telecommunication satellite Express-AM8 was put into operation on December 1, 2015” – says official report.

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November 30, 2015

Today GCTC officially saw off ISS-46/47 prime (Yuri Malenchenko, Roscosmos, Timothy Kopra, NASA, and Timothy Peake, ESA) and back-up (Anatoly Ivanishin, Roscosmos, Takuya Onishi, JAXA, and Kathleen Rubins, NASA) crews to Baikonur where they will pass final preparation trainings before the upcoming spaceflight.

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