Category : Satellites
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June 25, 2015

On Tuesday aerospace defence troops operational crews successfully launched Russian medium booster Soyuz-2.1b to orbit Ministry of Defense satellite, - Ministry of Defense representative on aero defense troops colonel Dmitry Zenin reported.

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June 19, 2015

Foreign-made compounds phase-out program for Russian Luna-25 researcher is complete, - Lavochkin Scientific Association representative reported at Le Bourget-2015 International Air show.

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June 10, 2015

Next Progress cargo vehicle will be launched with the help of Soyuz-U booster instead Soyuz-2.1A that failed to launch Progress M-27M on April 28. This will enable to improve Soyuz-2.1a third stage that was the cause of April accident. Institute for Space Politics Director Ivan Moiseyev said yesterday, on June 9.

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June 8, 2015

Russian Soyuz-2.1a booster with satellite for Russian Ministry of Defence needs was launched from Plesetsk spaceport in Arkhangelsk region, - Ministry of Defense representative on Aerospace Defence troops colonel Dmitry Zenin stated.

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June 8, 2015

Launch schedule of Proton boosters will be announced next week, - khrunichev Centre head Andrei Kalinovsky said the journalists on Monday. The schedule may be adjusted taking into account the accident happened on May 16, 2015, when Mexican MexSat-1 satellite was lost.

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June 5, 2015

The first Proton-M booster launched after spring accident may orbit Russian Express telecommunication satellite, - Roscosmos Head Igor Komarov told the journalists. "Late this week Khrunichev Centre is to submit a plan that will enable to determine precise dates of Proton booster next launch", - he said.

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June 4, 2015

The newest Russian heavy booster Angara-A5 will insert commercial satellite in the orbit during the next launch scheduled for 2016,- Khrunichev Centre Head Andrei Kalinovsky reported.

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May 26, 2015

After Proton-M booster crush Roscosmos inspected the estimated region of Proton-M debris fall using all possible space surveillance devices and haven’t found anything.

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May 20, 2015

It is too early to replace proton with Angara since this is a new rocket and it didn’t have enough time to accumulate positive flight history – Russian Academy of Cosmonautics named after Tsiolkovsky Andrei Ionin believes. On Monday Russian Vice Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin demanded to abandon Proton and start using Angara instead.

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May 18, 2015

Off-nominal situation leading to the loss of Proton-M booster with Mexican MexSat-1 satellite happened at 08.59, Moscow time, May 16, 2015 one minute before the space device and the upper stage were t o separate from the 3rd stage of the booster. According to preliminary data the accident was caused by Proton 3rd stage steering engine failure.

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