Category : Russia
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May 14, 2015

Sarah Brightman’s refusal to go the International Space Station in September 2015 won’t affect the dates of the launch, - Spokesman for space industry reported on May 13. “That won’t affect Soyuz launch. It was planned for September 1 and it is still being planned for September 1”, - the spokesman stated.

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May 14, 2015

British singer Sarah Brightman announced that she is unable to perform a spacefight planned for family reasons (as stated in the message at her official webpage). "Sarah Brightman stated today that she postpones her participation in the upcoming space mission onboard Soyuz TMA-18M. Brightman stated that she has to change her intentions for family reasons and postpones her training and participation in the flight for today".

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May 13, 2015

On May 12, 2015, RSC Energia Director General Deputy and ISS Russian segment flight director V.A.Soloviyov announced that Roscosmos corrected ISS flight program as agreed with partners due to the loss of Progress M-27m cargo vehicle caused by booster accident.

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May 8, 2015

The launch of Soyuz TMA-17M spacecraft initially scheduled for May 26 will be shifted to mid-July, - the spokesman for space industry reported.

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May 8, 2015

Russian cargo vehicle Progress M-27M re-enterned the atmosphere and burned in the region above the Pacific Ocean on Friday, May 8, at 05.04, Moscow time.

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May 6, 2015

According to Roscosmos specialists’ calculations Progress M-27M cargo vehicle launched on April 28, 2015 will re-enter the atmosphere in the time period from 01:23 to 21:55, Moscow time. A day before the factored moment Roscosmos will report more precise data on time and possible region of Progress debris fall.

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May 6, 2015

On Wednesday morning Progress M-26M cargo vehicle docked to the ISS increased medium altitude of station’s orbit by 2 km.

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April 30, 2015

At 10:09:50, Moscow time, April 28, 2015, Progress M-27M cargo vehicle was launched by Soyuz-2.1a booster from Baikonur spaceport. The launch and the flight were nominal, but 1,5 seconds before vehicle was to separate from the 3rd stage of the booster telemetry data was lost. At that it was found out afterwards that the vehicle separated in time.

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April 29, 2015

Progress insertion failure and will take place on May 26, as planned before, - spokesman for Rocket and Space industry reported.

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April 28, 2015

Hero of Soviet union, Hero of the Russian Federation USSR pilot and cosmonaut Valery Polyakov celebrated his Birthday yesterday, on April 27. Valery Polyakov set up the world’s record having performed the longest space flight in the history of mankind lasting for 437 days.

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