June 8, 2015

Launch schedule of Proton boosters will be announced next week, – Khrunichev Centre head Andrei Kalinovsky said the journalists on Monday.

The schedule may be adjusted taking into account the accident happened on May 16, 2015, when Mexican MexSat-1 satellite was lost.

As Roscosmos Head Igor Komarov reported earlier the cause of the accident was not of production but of constructive nature: the problem was with the 3rd stage engine rotor.

“We are not less interested in determined Proton launch schedule than you, since we have a lot of commitments to our launch ordering parties. We expect to announce the date of next Proton launch and space device it will orbit next week as well as the launch schedule for this year, – Kalinovsky stated.

More from this category:
September 6, 2019

At the Baikonur Cosmodrome is undergoing a planned preparations for the launch of the “Eutelsat-5WB” and “MEV-1” satellites by the “Proton-M” heavy carrier rocket. The…

full story
May 27, 2013

The launch of Angara light rocket from Vostochny cosmodrome will take place in 2015, – vice Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said at the meeting with…

full story
September 13, 2013

Today GCTC saw formal parting ceremony of ISS 37/38 main( Oleg Kotov, Sergey Ryazansky, Michael Hopkins) and back-up (Alexander Skvortsov, Oleg Artemyev, Stephen Swanson) who…

full story
May 24, 2018

Russian President Vladimir Putin invited former deputy prime minister Dmitry Rogozin to head the state corporation ”Roskosmos”. Putin’s meeting with Rogozin took place in the…

full story
December 14, 2013

The orbit of the International Space Station was raised on Friday to ensure successful docking of a Russian spacecraft at the beginning of the next…

full story
January 11, 2020

Specialists of the Vostochny Space Center together with the RSC “Progress”(parts of the Roscosmos State Corporation) on January 10, 2020, began preparing the components of…

full story
November 25, 2013

Soyuz –U booster with progress M-21M cargo vehicle was rolled out from integration building and installed onto the launch pad of Baikonur spaceport, – Roscosmos…

full story
August 27, 2015

For safety reasons new ISS crew will approach and dock with station in accordance with the traditional 2-days scheme, – Roscosmos reported. ISS crews used…

full story