Category : Space
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August 20, 2014

On August 19, 1960 Sputnik-5 spacecraft with Belka and Strelka was inserted into the orbit. Apart from the dogs mice, insects, plants, fungi, seeds, bacteria and other biological objects were also onboard the spacecraft.

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August 15, 2014

ISS orbit was adjusted with the help of ATV-5 cargo vehicle thrusters on August 14, 2014.

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August 13, 2014

Yesterday on August 12, at 17.30, Moscow time, European cargo space vehicle ATV-5 (Georges Lemaître) docked with Russian service module Zvezda. Station reboost maneuver was scheduled for August 14, 20:58, Moscow time.

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August 12, 2014

On August 12 52 years ago Vostok-4 spacecraft with Pavel Popovich onboard was launched to perform the first group flight along with Vostok-3 orbital spacecraft piloted by Andriyan Nickolayev and launched a day earlier.

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August 11, 2014

The launch of four Rezonans satellites aimed at Earth’s radiation belt exploration is planned for 2017-2018, - Doctor of Physical and Mathematical Sciences Anatoly Petrukovich working for the Institute of Space Explorations of Russian Academy of Sciences reported at COSPAR conference held in Moscow.

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August 7, 2014

The cosmonauts started 3-weeks parachute trainings on August 4.

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August 6, 2014

53 years ago Soviet cosmonaut German Titov performed the spaceflight lasting for 24 hours for the first time in World history.

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August 5, 2014

Soviet space device Kosmos-1151 was deorbited and burned in the dense atmosphere, Russian Aerospace Defence Troops representative Colonel Alexey Zolotukhin reported on Tuesday.

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July 23, 2014

Unscheduled orbit adjustment maneuver was accomplished to form safe flight course of the station.

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July 21, 2014

Russian biosatellite Foton-M with 5 geckoes, fruit flies, higher plants’ seeds and other biological materials onboard was launched with the help of Soyuz-2.1a booster from Baikonur spaceport.

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