October 22, 2018

October 19, 2018

    The RSC Energia specialists will take part in a number of scientific research conducted by the Russian Institute of Biomedical problems.
SIRIUS (Scientific International Research In Unique Terrestrial Station) is an experiment which is now conducted to prepare for deep-space flights and primarily to the near-lunar station. The research participants will spend from 17 days up to one year isolated in the experimental ground complex of the Institute of Biomedical problems.
The experiment candidates include test engineers of the aerospace Corporation centre: Natalya Titinkina, Artyom Knyazev, Darya Jidova and Dmitryi Dyakov.
‘We closely cooperate with the Institute of Biomedical problems on the ISS programme with prospect of joint preparation for deep-space flights. I personally participated in the first SIRIUS mission, was the mission commander in 2017 and took part in the dry immersion experiment with the aim to study the influence of zero-gravity. For us, SIRIUS is a testing range for trying out new solutions and equipment, research programmes and the crew actions’, said Mark Serov, the Deputy Head of the Energia aerospace centre.

     By the end of November, the already approved crew will undergo a “dry run” in the experimental complex while the SIRIUS experiment itself is scheduled for February 2019.

frame_1

More from this category:
February 15, 2018

Progress MS-08 cargo vehicle launched on the second try on February 13 from Baikonur successfully docked with the ISS in automatic mode. Progress MS-08 delivered…

full story
March 3, 2019

The first in the history private manned spacecraft “Crew Dragon”, produced by the American company “SpaceX”, made docking with the International Space Station (ISS), the…

full story
February 13, 2017

Energia Rocket and Space Corporation specialists filled Progress mS-05 cargo vehicle with propellant components and pressurized gas at Baikonur launchsite. According to Roscosmos upon completion…

full story
February 26, 2014

Roscosmos and JAXA representatives started working on Russian and Japanese space telescopes projects uniting. Both telescopes are designed to explore extragalactic space rays. The devices…

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
February 19, 2019

On February 18 at the Baikonur cosmodrome, the prelaunch preparation of a space rocket with the satellite “Egyptsat-A” began. The “Soyuz-2” launch vehicle with the…

full story
June 4, 2014

The first launch of test light Angara booster from Plesetsk spaceport is planned for June 25, 2014. “Angara” is a new generation of module boosters…

full story
September 10, 2019

On the morning of September 10, 2019, at the GCTC was a farewell ceremony of the main and backup crews of the International Space Station…

full story