Category : Soyuz
August 31, 2020

Training in the TBK-50 pressure chamber allows cosmonauts to develop the skill of assessing the fit of a spacesuit, evaluate the work of the thermal control system under different physical loads, and undergo psychological adaptation to the forthcoming work in outer space. For operators, this is a unique opportunity, being on Earth, to gain experience in a spacesuit that fully matches the flight suit - exactly the same as on board the International Space Station.

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August 28, 2020

The first ever crew of the International Space Station, consisting only of Russian cosmonauts, can fly on the Soyuz MS-18 spacecraft in the spring of 2021, a source in the rocket and space industry said. Earlier it became known that the launch of the Soyuz MS-18 manned spacecraft by the Soyuz-2.1a launch vehicle from the Baikonur cosmodrome is scheduled for April 10, 2021.

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August 24, 2020

NUST MISIS specialists will take part in the design of an alternative spacesuit for the crew members of the new Russian spacecraft Orel, said Vladimir Pirozhkov, director of the Kinetics Engineering Center for High Complexity Prototyping at the National Research Technological University MISIS, industrial designer.

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August 24, 2020

The preliminary date of the first launch of satellites of the Russian low-orbit communication system "Gonets" on the Soyuz-2.1b carrier rocket has been determined, the launch is scheduled for September 24, a source in the rocket and space industry told.

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August 20, 2020

The ISS-64 crew is preparing for a flight according to the two-turn scheme of the spacecraft rendezvous with the station. According to the two-turn rendezvous scheme, it will be possible to fly to the International Space Station on the Soyuz MS in 3 hours 20 minutes.

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July 31, 2020

On July 31, 2020 at 00:25:19 Moscow time, the Proton-M carrier rocket with the Briz-M upper stage and the Russian telecommunications spacecraft Express-103 was launched from the launcher No. 39 of the launch pad No. 200 of the Baikonur cosmodrome and "Express-80", manufactured in the company "Information Satellite Systems" named after Academician MF Reshetnev "(part of the State Corporation" Roscosmos ").

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July 30, 2020

In the Hydrolaboratory of the Cosmonaut Training Center, work continues on preliminary tests of the systems of the test-training complex with the implementation of the tasks of the upcoming spacewalks. The work within the framework of the tests is performed by the test-training team of the hydro laboratory.

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July 29, 2020

By order of the Government of the Russian Federation, the Center for the Operation of Ground-Based Space Infrastructure Facilities (TsENKI, part of the Roscosmos State Corporation) was appointed the general contractor and the sole contractor for the construction of nine facilities of the first stage of the Vostochny cosmodrome. As part of this work, the construction of seven residential buildings in the Zvezdny microdistrict in the city of Tsiolkovsky will be completed, the Complex for the storage of rocket fuel components, the Complex for the operation of the fall areas, the Complex for the processing of construction and solid domestic waste will be completed, in addition, the construction of the Industrial construction and operational bases will be completed No. 1 and No. 2, meteorological complex, roads and railways. All of these facilities were not completed by the previous contractor.

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July 28, 2020

In order to form ballistic conditions before the launch of the Soyuz MS-17 manned transport vehicle, the orbit of the International Space Station is scheduled to be corrected on July 29, 2020.

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July 24, 2020

The State Corporation Roskosmos has summed up the results of the launch campaign of the Progress MS-15 cargo vehicle, which was successfully launched under the International Space Station (ISS) program on Thursday, July 23, 2020.

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