Category : Russia
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April 17, 2015

Russian orbital station is to be developed by 2023, - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday during live call-in.

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April 15, 2015

Today, on April 15, 2015, 43 ISS mission flight engineer Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Korniyenko celebrates his 55th Birthday!

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April 15, 2015

Space industry specialists go on working in accordance with the ISS flight schedule. On April 14, 2015 in the integration building of #254 launchpad RSC Energia specialists conducted final operations necessary to prepare Progress M-27M cargo vehicle for the filling with propellant components and pressurized gas: loaded cargoes, conducted mass calibration of the vehicle, docked it with the adapter module and placed the vehicle onto the transportation and installation unit that will transport it to the filling area.

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April 14, 2015

Russia keeps leading position in the field of space launches, Roscosmos Head Igor komarov reported to Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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April 14, 2015

The first launch of Angara-A5V heavy booster will take place in 2021, - Roscosmos Head Igor Komarov stated.

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April 14, 2015

On April 2 we performed zero-g flight for combined group of space and aviation fans giving them an astonishing opportunity to feel like real cosmonauts onboard the ISS. And now we are ready again to greet extreme adventures enthusiasts onboard Ilyushin-76 MDK aircraft. The next combined group zero-g flight is scheduled for June 25, 2015. Take your chance!

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April 10, 2015

On April 10, 2015, in the integration building of #31 launchpad Progress rocket and space Centre and Yuzhny space centre specialists started preparing Soyuz-2.1a booster for the launch of Progress M-27M cargo vehicle. First, second and third stages of the booster are already placed on the working place, the first stage is being prepared for pneumatic tests.

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March 18, 2015

Today on March 18, 2015, we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first spacewalk in the history of mankind performed by Russian cosmonaut Alexey Arkhipovich Leonov.

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March 17, 2015

On March 14 ISS-42/44 mission main (Gennady Padalka, Roscosmos; Mikhail Korniyenko, Roscosmos; Scott Kelly, NASA) and back-up (Alexey Ovchinin, Roscosmos; Sergey Volkov, Roscosmos; Jeffrey Williams, NASA) crews left for Baikonur from Chkalovsky airfield onboard special charters. In several hours the aircrafts successfully landed at Krainiy airfield not far from Baikonur where the cosmonauts will pass their final preparation trainings before the flight.

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Soyuz lands with ISS crew
March 12, 2015

Today on March 18 ISS-41/42 crew comprising Roscosmos cosmonauts Alexander Samokutyayev and Elena Serova and NASA astronaut Barry Wilmore successfully returned to the Earth onboard Soyuz TMA-14M spacecraft after half a year space mission. Descent module landed 147 km to the southeast of Zhezkazgan town (Kazakhstan) at 05.14, Moscow time.

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