Category : Satellites
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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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February 20, 2015

On February 19, 2015 Express-AM7 telecommunication space device and complex of service equipment were delivered to Yubileyny airfield complex where all necessary customs procedures were accomplished. At the present time the satellite is kept in the integration building of #50 launchpad where it will be prepared for the launch.

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February 12, 2015

International cooperation to expand peaceful uses of outer space is one of Roscosmos’ main priorities. Roscosmos representative Valery Zaichko addressed the 52th session of Scientific and Technical Sub-Committee of UN Committee on Peaceful Uses of outer space speaking about Roscosmos’ achievements in providing earth remote sensing data for social and economic development.

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February 4, 2015

New Russian space observatory Millimetron is to be sent to the orbit in 2025. This unit will help gathering information on Universe processes, learn what happens inside black holes, and provide new data on dark matter origin that is supposed to be responsible for universe expansion, - Roscosmos reports.

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