Category : Soyuz
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January 30, 2019

In the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center the meeting of the Main Medical Commission ended, which analyzed the data of medical examinations of Alexey Ovchinin - the commander of the main crew of the "Soyuz MS-12" spaceship. According to the results of the meeting of the commission, the cosmonaut of Roscosmos, Alexey Ovchinin, was found fit for the space flight for health reasons. The backup crew commander, Alexander Skvortsov, was recognized as fit for the space flight by the decision of the commission, which met on October 26, 2018.

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January 15, 2019

On January 16, 1969 cosmonauts Boris Volynov (call name "Baikal-1") and Vladimir Shatalov (call name "Amur-1") docked two spacecrafts "Soyuz-5" and "Soyuz-4". For the first time, manual approach and docking of spaceships were carried out, thus, for the first time in the world, an experimental space station was created, the transition through the open space of cosmonauts was carried out.

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January 11, 2019

On January 11, 2019, Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Centre celebrates 59th anniversary.

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December 27, 2018

Today, on December 27, 2018, at 5:07 (Mosacow time) from the launch complex of the "Vostochny" cosmodrome was performed the launch of the rocket "Soyuz-2.1 a" with the upper stage "Fregat" and spacecrafts of Earth remote sensing "Kanopus-B" №5 and 6. Space head part, consisting of the upper stage "Fregat", spacecrafts "kanopus-B" №5 and №6 and 26 satellites is set on the orbit. The separation of the two spacecrafts "Kanopus-B" is scheduled at 06:06 and 06:12 (Moscow time), of small satellites - at 07:30 and 09:25 (Moscow time).

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December 24, 2018

On December 24, 2018, the "Soyuz-2.1a" launch vehicle (LV) was removed from the technical to the launch complex of the "Vostochny" cosmodrome and installed on the launch system. The launch of the "Soyuz-2.1a" launch vehicle with Russian satellites for remote sensing of the earth and monitoring of emergency situations "Kanopus-B" № 5 and 6 is scheduled for December 27, 2018. This will be the fourth launch from the new Russian cosmodrome.

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December 20, 2018

The crew members of the "Soyuz MS-09" spaceship, undocked today from the International Space Station (ISS), returned safely to Earth. The landing module with Roskosmos cosmonaut Sergey Prokopiev, ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst and NASA astronaut Serena Aunon-Chancellor landed in the Kazakhstan on December 20, 2018 at 8:02 (Moscow time). The duration of stay in the space flight of the crew of the long expedition ISS-56/57 was 197 days. "Soyuz MS-09" spacecraft has been a part of the ISS since June 8, 2018.

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December 19, 2018

On December 19, at 19:37:14 (Moscow time), the "Soyuz-ST-A" launch vehicle with the French satellite "CSO-1" was successfully launched from the launch site of the Guiana Space Center. The Russian launch vehicles - the "Soyuz-ST-A" launch rocket (manufactured by "Progress" RSC) and the "Fregat-M" upper stage (manufactured by NPO "Lavochkin") - completed the flight program without any claims. The device is taken by the customer for control.  

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December 19, 2018

The 57th long expedition is being completed at the International Space Station (ISS). According to preliminary data from the ballistic and navigation support service of the Mission Control Center, the undocking of the "Soyuz MS-09" spacecraft from the ISS is scheduled for December 4, 2018 at 04:00. 40 min 30 seconds (Moscow time). Landing of the descent vehicle of the "Soyuz MS-09" spaceship is expected at 08:03 am (Moscow time) 147 km south-east of the city of Zhezkazgan in Kazakhstan.

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December 19, 2018

Specialists at the "Vostochny" Cosmodrome on the Refueling Station completed the refueling of the "Fregat" upper stage with fuel components. SOn December 20, a general assembly of the space head is planned, and the next day, its transportation to the launch-rockets assembly and test facility. Small space vehicles have already been installed on the transition truss, and the "Canopus-B" remote sensing satellites № 5 and 6 are being prepared for installation on the transition truss. The launch of the "Soyuz-2.1a" launch vehicle with Russian satellites for remote sensing of the earth and monitoring of emergency situations "Kanopus-B" №% 5 and 6 is scheduled for December 27, 2018.

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December 18, 2018

The launch of the "Soyuz-ST-A" launch vehicle, scheduled for December 18. from the Guiana Space Center, was postponed for a day due to bad weather conditions. The decision to postpone the start was made by the French security service based on the security parameters. The launch of the "Soyuz-ST-A" launch vehicle with the CSO-1 satellite is scheduled for December 19 at 19:37:14 Moscow Time

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