Category : Spacewalk
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November 25, 2015

New ISS crew period of work onboard the station was increased from 6 to 7 months due to the flight program adjustment, - crew commander Russian cosmonaut Yuri Malenchenko 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 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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August 11, 2015

International ISS crew for the first time tasted lettuce grown onboard the station.

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August 10, 2015

Russian ISS crew mwmbers Gennady padalka and Mikhail Korniyenko are going will open the hatch of Pirs docking compartment today at 17.14, Moscow time.

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August 3, 2015

Roscosmos cosmonauts Gennady Padalka and Mikhail Korniyenko will perform a spacewalk scheduled for August. The cosmonauts will polish several windows of Zvezda service module from the outside, - Mission Control Centre representative reported. Earlier the date extravehicular activities was shofted several times because of Proton M-27M accident since the vehicle was to deliver to the station equipment necessary for the spacewalk.

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June 17, 2015

On Monday, June 15, NASA astronaut Peggy Witson training program was presented to GCTC. Woman-astronaut will be passing trainings together with Roscosmos cosmonaut Oleg Novitsky and ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet as a part of ISS-50/51 mission crew going to the ISS in November 2016. Preflight training will end up by examination session and complex examination training.

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March 18, 2015

Today on March 18, 2015, we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first spacewalk in the history of mankind performed by Russian cosmonaut Alexey Arkhipovich Leonov.

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March 12, 2015

Today on March 18 ISS-41/42 crew comprising Roscosmos cosmonauts Alexander Samokutyayev and Elena Serova and NASA astronaut Barry Wilmore successfully returned to the Earth onboard Soyuz TMA-14M spacecraft after half a year space mission. Descent module landed 147 km to the southeast of Zhezkazgan town (Kazakhstan) at 05.14, Moscow time.

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March 4, 2015

Today the Head of Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Centre Yuri Lonchakov celebrates his 50th Birthday. Yuri Lonchakov devoted many years of his life to space exploration. His efforts, courage, sense of purpose and love for his motherland helped him to become the cosmonaut and succeed in this profession.

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