Category : Satellites
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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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April 23, 2015

Russian satellites constellation will be increased to 181 satellite, - Roscosmos head igor Komarov reported speaking about new Russian Federal Space program for 2015-2016. According to him the quantity of telecommunication satellites will increase twice, earth remote sensing satellites – 2,3 times, and space devices – 3 times

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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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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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