November 23, 2015

On Friday, November 20, GCTC specialists summed up the results of ISS-46/47 main and back-up crews exams.

The main crew comprising Roscosmos cosmonaut Yuri Malenchenko, NASA astronaut Timothy Kopra and ESA astronaut Timothy Peake was passing exams on Soyuz spacecraft simulator while the back-up one made up of Roscosmos cosmonaut Anatoly Ivanishin, JAXA astronaut Takuya Onishi and NASA woman-astronaut Kathleen Rubins   – on ISS Russian segment simulator.

Both crews successfully coped with the tasks set getting highest marks.

On Monday, November 23, interdepartmental commission will study the results of examination and take a decision on further preflight training.

More from this category:
February 4, 2016

Yesterday, on February 03, 2016, Russian cosmonauts Yuri Malenchenko and Sergey Volkov sucessfully completed the first spacewalk in accordance with Russian ISS flight program for…

full story
June 11, 2015

The descent module of Soyuz TMA-15M spacecraft carrying the International Space Station (ISS) Expedition 42/43 crew made a successful landing 148 km to the South…

full story
December 13, 2021

We are glad to announce first zero-g flight dates for the next year: April 14 and April 28. Group admission is on! Zero-g flight aboard…

full story
June 10, 2013

Four GLONASS satellites will be launched in July and December 2013 Aerospace Defense Forces Commander major-general Alexander Golovko stated. “3 GLONASS satellites are planned to…

full story
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…

full story
August 10, 2020

Dmitry Rogozin, the general director of Roscosmos, considers it is necessary to carry out launches of automatic spacecraft to the moon annually in order to…

full story
August 15, 2014

Yesterday on August 14,2014 ISS orbit was adjusted in accordance with the station flight program. According to the calculations of MCC ballistic and navigational support…

full story
September 10, 2015

Dear space fans, Vegitel Tour Company announces group admission for next zero-g mixed group flight onboard IL-76 MDK scheduled for spring 2016. Do you still…

full story