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November 14, 2018

Today, on November 14, the "Soyuz-FG" carrier rocket with "Progress MS-10" cargo spaceship was taken out of the assembly and test building and installed in the launch complex of the site № 1 of the Baikonur cosmodrome. Pre-launch tests of systems and units of the rocket-space complex are conducted, the interaction of the onboard equipment and ground equipment is checked. The launch of the "Progress MS-10" cargo spaceship by the "Soyuz-FG" carrier rocket from the Baikonur cosmodrome is scheduled for November 16, 2018.

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November 13, 2018

The main and backup crews of the 58 / 59th long expedition to the ISS approached the most crucial stage of preparation at the GCTC - the examination complex trainings. At first the backup crew of the ISS-58/59 (Roskosmos cosmonaut Alexander Skvortsov, ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano and NASA astronaut Andrew Morgan) began the tests on a simulator of the "Soyuz" manned spacecraft. Then, on the Russian segment of the International Space Station, complex trainings began with the main crew of the ISS-58/59 (Roskosmos cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko, ESA astronaut David St. Jacques and NASA astronaut Anne McClain). When the main crew started trainings, Russian and foreign journalists had the opportunity to talk with the head of GCTC Pavel Vlasov. The examination complex trainings results of both ISS-58/59 crews will be announced tonight.

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October 31, 2018

According to the information from TASS News Agency, the cause of the "Soyuz-FG" rocket accident, that occurred on October 11, was the abnormal operation of the sensor, signaling the separation of the first and second stages of the carrier. This was announced on Wednesday by Sergey Krikalev - the executive director of Roscosmos for manned programs. The "Soyuz-FG" launch vehicle with the "Soyuz MS-10" spacecraft crashed on October 11, shortly after launching from Baikonur.

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October 25, 2018

On October 25 at 03.15 Moscow time Russian Aerospace Forces operational crew successfully launched Soyuz -2.1b booster with Russian Ministry of Defense satellite from Plesetsk launchsite located in Arkhalgelsk region.

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October 23, 2018

Roscosmos has not yet confirmed the exact dates of the launches to the ISS, the discussion is in progress. The launch schedule will be settled after the commission work on the investigation of the Soyuz-FG accident is done, says Vladimir Ustimenko, the Roscosmos representative. Earlier, a number of Russian news agencies announced that the Soyuz MS-11 launch date would be December 3 and the docked Soyuz MS-09 was to be back on December 20.

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October 22, 2018

October 19, 2018 The RSC Energia specialists will take part in a number of scientific research conducted by the Russian Institute of Biomedical problems. SIRIUS (Scientific International Research In Unique Terrestrial Station) is an experiment which is now conducted to prepare for deep-space flights and primarily to the near-lunar station. The research participants will spend from 17 days up to one year isolated in the experimental ground complex of the Institute of Biomedical problems.

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October 11, 2018

During the launch of the "Soyuz MS-10" spacecraft, an emergency situation occurred. The crew of the ship is alive and got in touch! Rescuers have already moved to the search and evacuation of Alexei Ovchinin and Nick Hag.ue Dmitry Rogozin, General Director of Roskosmos State Corporation, flew to the place of the crew landing.

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October 4, 2018

The crew of the “Soyuz MS-08” spaceship, undocked today from the International Space Station (ISS), returned safely to Earth. The landing unit with the cosmonaut of Roscosmos Oleg Artemyev, NASA astronauts Andrew Feustel and Richard Arnold landed in the Kazakhstan on October 4, 2018 at 14:45 Moscow time.

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September 17, 2018

On September 17, 1857, in the village of Izhevsk Ryazan region was born an outstanding Russian scientist, researcher and inventor Konstantin Tsiolkovsky. One of the greatest technical and scientific achievements is the creation of technologies to conquer the space. His ideas of the "space train," the theory of jet propulsion and rocket dynamics, a description of the fundamental designs of rocket engines, mathematical justifications and calculations formed the basis of knowledge and technology, that allowed humanity to enter the Earth's orbit.

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September 5, 2018

Today, the GCTC starts training of the UAE representatives as participants in the space flight on the manned spaceship "Soyuz MS" to the Russian segment of the ISS in April 2019. The program of training will end with the examination complex trainings of the crew and prelaunch training at Baikonur cosmodrome. The flight of the first representative of the UAE to the ISS is scheduled for April 2019 and will last about a week.

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