Category : Space
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November 6, 2015

Roscosmos cosmonaut Anatoly Ivanishin and JAXA astronaut Takuya Onishi passed exam on manual controlled descent. TS-7 specialized simulator on the basis of Tsf-7 centrifuge was designed for practicing manual controlled descent in case automatics failure.

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October 30, 2015

In 2016 Progress rocket and space centre will start manufacturing Soyuz-2.1b boosters against Arianespace order, - Centre General Designer deputy Alexander Storozh said. According to him Arianespace and Progress Centre concluded a contract for the launch of 21 Soyuz-2.1.b boosters in the period from 2017 to 2019. Upon completion of all calculations necessary metal parts will be purchased.

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October 28, 2015

Russian cosmonauts will fly to the Moon in 2029, RSC Energia Head Vladimir Solntsev said.

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October 28, 2015

American astronauts Scott Kelly and Kjell Lindgren are going to perform 6-hours spacewalk to conduct necessary works on ISS outer surface. According to the schedule approved NASA astronauts will leave the station at 15 .10, Moscow time, and will be working in the open space for 6,5 hours. During the spacewalk the astronauts have to complete ISS maintenance works

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October 27, 2015

Analyzing the composition of dust samples from the ISS biologists found potentially pathogenic bacteria able to cause serious diseases under conditions of zero-gravity.

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October 2, 2015

Soyuz-U booster with Progress M-29M cargo vehicle was successfully launched to the ISS from Baikonur spaceport. On October 2, 01:52, Moscow time, Progress M-20 M successfully docked with Zvezda service module of Russian ISS segment.

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September 30, 2015

The first launch of new cargo vehicle Progress-MS is scheduled for November 21, 2015, - spokesman for space industry reported.

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September 29, 2015

On Tuesday, September 29, rocket and space industry launching crews rolled out Soyuz-U booster with Progress M-29M cargo vehicle from the integration building and installed it on #1 launchpad of Baikonur spaceport (Gagarin launch).

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September 24, 2015

Russian cosmonaut Gennady Padalka who has recently set new world record on total flight duration spending in space 878 days is going to beat his own record and spend in space 1000 days, - GCTC spokesman reports.

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September 21, 2015

Roscosmos and European Space Agency recommend to shift the launch of Russian-European Exomars station to be performed from Baikonur spaceport from January 2016 to March 2016 for the technical reasons.

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