Category : Spacewalk
September 14, 2020

The next spacewalk of Russian cosmonauts from the International Space Station, which is planned before the end of 2020, will be performed from the new module for the first time, a spokesman for the Roscosmos press service said. Currently, exits under the Russian program are carried out from the Pirs module. In 2021, it should be separated from the station and de-orbited to make room for the Science module. After that, exits will be conducted from the "Search" module.

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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 12, 2020

The next spacewalk of Russian cosmonauts from the International Space Station is scheduled for the end of 2020.

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June 26, 2020

Rocket and Space Corporation “Energia” and Space Adventures, Inc. have signed a contract for a short duration spaceflight of two tourists on board the same “Soyuz” spacecraft to the Russian segment of the International Space Station (ISS).

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June 16, 2020

NASA astronauts Chris Cassidy and Robert Behnken are scheduled to go outside the International Space Station (ISS) on Friday, June 26, and Wednesday, July 1, for spacewalks to begin the replacement of batteries for one of the power channels on the orbiting laboratory.

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June 15, 2020

Soyuz MS-17 reserve crew members Anton Shkaplerov and Andrey Babkin go on with preflight trainings in GCTC.

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January 16, 2020

On January 15, 2020, the Russian members of the ISS-63 main crew Nikolay Tikhonov and Andrey Babkin passed the test training on docking and "Orlan-ISS" spacesuit systems on the "Exit-2" simulator, the uniqueness of which is that it imitates the work of "Orlan-ISS" suits in the conditions of simulated weightlessness.

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June 5, 2019

Alexander Skvortsov and Sergey Ryzhikov, cosmonauts of the main and backup crews of the ISS-60/61, successfully performed a test training at the specialized "Exit-2" simulator. According to the results of the training on the specialized "Exit-2" simulator, Alexander Skvortsov and Sergey Ryzhikov were allowed to work independently in the "Orlan-ISS" spacesuits, as well as to perform locking in the ISS in accordance with the " ISS - 60/61Technical Training Requirements".

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May 30, 2019

The commander of the International Space Station, Oleg Kononenko, and flight engineer Alexey Ovchinin completed the first spacewalk in 2019 under the Russian program, having worked outside the orbital station for 6 hours and 1 minute. For the ISS commander Oleg Kononenko, this was the fifth spacewalk, and for Alexey Ovchinin - the first in his career. The crew of the 59th international expedition continues the flight program.

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April 25, 2019

Spacewalk is dangerous and hard job. The necessary skills are helped to form a training on the specialized "Exit-2" simulator, where cosmonaut Sergey Ryzhikov (backup of Alexander Skvortsov) successfully completed the test session this week. Sergey Ryzhikov’s readiness to work in open space was checked by GCTC specialists and representatives of RSC "Energia". During the test training, Sergey Ryzhikov showed a good level of theoretical knowledge and practical skills for performing typical operations in open space.

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