Category : Space
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September 21, 2016

In case specialists manage to eliminate all the failures in Soyuz MS-02 spacecraft and conduct additional testing necessary the launch can possibly take place within the period from October 12 to October 20, if not – it is planned to send Soyuz MS-03 to the ISS early November.

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September 20, 2016

ussia informed NASA colleagues about the new possible date of Soyuz MS-02 launch. It will be November 01, 2016, instead of September 23, 2016.

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September 14, 2016

Dear friends! Now you have an outstanding opportunity to witness such great historical event as Soyuz spacecraft launch. Take your chance to see international crew off to space from legendary Baikonur launchsite.

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September 13, 2016

Baikonur saw official flag-raising ceremony. Roscosmos cosmonauts Sergey Ryzhikov and Andrei Borisenko raised the flag of Russia, Alexander Misurkin and Nickolay Tikhonov – the flag of Kazakhstan, NASA astronauts Robert Shane Kimbrough and Mark Vande Hei – the flag of USA.

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August 25, 2016

On Wednesday, August 24, prime crew of Soyuz MS-02 spacecraft comprising crew commander Sergey Ryzhikov (Roscosmos) and flight engineers Andrei Borisenko (Roscosmos) and Robert Shane Kimbrough (NASA) passed typical flight day training in GCTC.

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August 23, 2016

Roscosmos state corporation is going to spend about 1,8 billion rubles to enhance Soyuz manned spacecraft and Progress cargo vehicle launches reliability.

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August 22, 2016

Roscosmos started developing new super-heavy booster, - mass media representatives reported with reference to RSC Energia Director General Vladimir Solntsev.

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August 19, 2016

Prime (Roscosmos cosmonauts Sergey Ryzhikov and Andrei Borisenko, NASA astronaut Robert Shane Kimbrough) and back-up (Roscosmos cosmonauts Alexander Misurkin and Nickolay Tikhonov, NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hai) crews of ISS-49/50 mission are finishing their exams in GCTC.

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July 28, 2016

Roscosmos and NASA Advisory board joint commission started working to determine future work streams of ISS project, - Roscosmos press office reported.

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July 25, 2016

On July 25, 1984, Soviet woman-cosmonaut Svetlana Savitskaya performed her spacewalk spending 3 hours 35 minutes in the open space. She became the first woman performing EVA.

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