August 28, 2014
Categories: Russia, Satellites, Science, Space

State Commission meeting held on August 27, 2014 studied the results of scientific experiments conducted onboard Foton-M №4 space device.

By that date scientific program realization was already finished. State commission took a decision on Foton-M landing in Orenburg region on September 01, 2014.

Foton-M space device was launched from #31 launchpad of Baikonur spaceport on July 19, 2014. It was designed to conduct scientific experiments under microgravity conditions. These experiments will provide new knowledge in the field of zero-g physics, technological processes of solid state material and biomedical products of improved characteristics manufacturing and enable to conduct biological and biotechnological studies. Foton-M №4 space device minimum flight period amounts not more than 60 days.

More from this category:
July 1, 2019

Today, on July 1, 2019, specialists from Roskosmos enterprises completed the general assembly of the “Soyuz-2.1b” rocket in the Assembly and Testing building of the…

full story
April 10, 2015

On April 10, 2015, in the integration building of #31 launchpad Progress rocket and space Centre and Yuzhny space centre specialists started preparing Soyuz-2.1a booster…

full story
November 1, 2013

The next launch of Russian-Ukrainian carrier rocket “Dnepr”, based on intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) RS-20 (classified by NATO as the SS-18 Satan), will take place…

full story
May 5, 2014

Soyuz-2.1a booster with military satellite was rolled out to the launching pad of Plesetsk spaceport on May 4, 2014, – representative of  Russian Ministry of…

full story
December 10, 2014

Last weekend specialists started general assembling of Proton-M booster in 92-A50 integration building. The booster  will launch Russian Yamal-401 telecommunication satellite in mid-December, – Khrunichev…

full story
May 14, 2015

Sarah Brightman’s refusal to go the International Space Station in September 2015 won’t affect the dates of the launch, – spokesman for space industry reported…

full story
October 26, 2018

50 years ago, on October 26, 1968, cosmonaut Georgy Beregovoi successfully launched a spacecraft “Soyuz” into orbit, opening the way for new generation ships to…

full story
August 30, 2018

The Progress-MS-08 cargo ship was brought down from orbit after a one-week experiment “Izgib” and flooded in a non-navigable area of ​​the Pacific Ocean. The…

full story