2913010152
November 13, 2018

At the Baikonur cosmodrome, preparations are continuing for the launches of the “Soyuz MS-11″ manned spacecraft and the “Progress MS-10″ cargo spacecraft.
 
During the preparation of the “Soyuz MS-11″ spacecraft, the inspection of the ship’s systems and compartments for leak tightness in a vacuum chamber using helium-air conditions was successfully completed.

Then the “Soyuz MS-11″ was transported to the stand, where the ship is connected to ground test systems.

The launch of the “Soyuz MS-11″ spacecraft is scheduled for December 3, 2018.

The crew of the ship – Roskosmos cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko (commander), David Saint-Jacques (CSA, flight engineer) and Anne McClain (NASA, flight engineer)- will depart for the expedition to the International Space Station.

Also at Baikonur cosmodrome the RSC “Energia” specialists conducted a design inspection of the “Progress MS-10″ cargo ship and carried out technological operations on rolling the head fairing of the launch vehicle.

On November 12 the head unit with the “Progress MS-10″ was transported from the spacecraft’s installation and test facility to the launch vehicles installation and test facility.

In accordance with the schedule of preparatory work, the general assembly of the cargo ship with the “Soyuz-FG” rocket will take place today, on November 13.

The launch of the “Progress MS-10″ cargo vehicle by the “Soyuz-FG” carrier rocket from the Baikonur cosmodrome is scheduled for November 16, 2018 from the launch complex № 1 (Gagarinsky start).

The ship will deliver to the ISS about 2.5 tons of various cargoes, including dry cargo, fuel in tanks and refueling systems, water and compressed gases.

3499583168

4548126663

5820318627

4664162218

5665420260

2555342197

More from this category:
Sojuz MS-11
November 21, 2018

At the Baikonur cosmodrome the final stage of preparation of the crews of the 58/59 long expedition to the International Space Station began (main crew…

full story
ProgressM-22M
February 4, 2014

Soyuz-U booster with Progress M-22M was installed onto the launch pad of Baikonur spaceport. The launch is scheduled for February 5, 2014, Roscosmos reports. In…

full story
2687773030
December 21, 2018

Today, on December 21, the “Proton-M” space rocket was launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome with a spacecraft in the interests of the Russian Ministry of…

full story
20889_131752333676672_2028316680_n
April 2, 2013

To prevent asteroid threat super-heavy booster is needed, – RSC Energia president Vilatiy Lopota stated. According to his words the booster is to be developed…

full story
1001463924
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…

full story
Soyuz-Kourou
January 21, 2014

Russian Soyuz-ST boosters will be launched 4 times from European Kourou spaceport (South America) in 2014, – the Head of Russian ESA office  Rene Pischel…

full story
Progr_21M
March 13, 2014

ISS orbit was increased by 2 kilometers with the help of Progress M-21M cargo vehicle thrusters, – Mission Control Centre representatives reported. The thrusters were…

full story
brightman11n-2-web
December 12, 2014

January 2015 Famous British singer Sara Brightman will start training for 10-days flight to the ISS scheduled for October 2015, – Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Centre…

full story