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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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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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March 10, 2015

On Saturday search and rescue team arrived in Kazakhstan to meet Russian-American crew of Soyuz TMA-14M spacecraft that finished its orbital mission.

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March 4, 2015

Today the Head of Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Centre Yuri Lonchakov celebrates his 50th Birthday. Yuri Lonchakov devoted many years of his life to space exploration. His efforts, courage, sense of purpose and love for his motherland helped him to become the cosmonaut and succeed in this profession.

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March 3, 2015

Russia plans to launch 12 boosters in the next three months, - spokesman for Rocket and Space industry reports.

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March 3, 2015

Today on March 03, at 11.00, Moscow time, ISS orbit was adjusted with the help of Progress M-26M cargo vehicle thrusters. The thrusters were inited at 11.00 and have been operating for 197,4 seconds. The medium altitude of the station increased by 750m and amounted to 402,68 km, the velocity increased by 0,43 m/s.

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February 26, 2015

Rocket and space industry specialists go on preparing Soyuz TMA-16-M manned spacecraft for the launch.

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