October 15, 2014

Preparation works for the next launch of Proton-M booster with Briz-M upper stage and Express-AM6 satellite are under way at Baikonur.

On October 13 Khrunichev and Yuzhny Space Centre  started  general assembling of the rocket docking the booster with the space head. Today upon completion of electrical testing the rocket will be transported to the fuel servicing area where Briz-M upper stage low-pressure tanks will be filled with propellant components.

Space device was delivered to Baikonur on May 26, 2014 and has already passed all the necessary tests. The launch of proton-M booster with Briz-M upper stage and Express-AM6 telecommunication space device is scheduled for October 21. The roll-out of the booster to #81 launching pad will take place on October 18.

More from this category:
December 12, 2014

Baikonur specialists go on preparing Proton-M booster with Briz-M upper stage and Yamal-401 space device for the launch. On December 11 in accordance with the…

full story
February 19, 2019

At the Baikonur cosmodrome preparations are continuing for the launch of the “Soyuz MS-12” spacecraft. Completed checking the systems and compartments of the ship for…

full story
November 9, 2015

ISS flight schedule of russian spacecrafts was changed since the first launch of Progress MS new generation cargo vehicle was shifted from November to December. “Because…

full story
February 13, 2019

Despite the strong wind and snow, not only the Star City residents and the staff of the GCTC came to greet the crew of the…

full story
December 5, 2014

At the present time aerospace tourism becomes more and more popular. People need new emotions and impressions, they look for unusual solutions. We are lucky…

full story
November 16, 2018

On November 16, 2018, at 21:14 Moscow time, from the Baikonur cosmodrome, the “Soyuz-FG” launch vehicle was successfully launched under the International Space Station (ISS)…

full story
December 12, 2013

American Company Lockheed Martin and British Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd. got the contract for development of Mars landing probe and orbital device that will be…

full story
June 20, 2014

The first launch of Angara booster was shifted to June 27, Aerospace Defence troops representative Alexey Zolotukhin reported. On Tuesday the spokesman for space industry…

full story