1261293039
November 10, 2015
Categories: ISS, Russia, Space, USA

The Americans suggested Russia increasing the quantity of one-year ISS missions so that 12 missions have accomplished experiments to prepare for long-distance spaceflights by 2024, – RSC Energia Vice President Alexander Derechin said.

“On the whole our American partners suggest sending 12 year long missions to the ISS three crew members each, incliding e.g. Russian, American and European crew members”, – said Derechin opening international research and practice conference dedicated to manned spaceflights.

He reminded that Scott Kelly and Mikhail Korniyenko are working onboard the station accomplishing one-year long mission to determine what medical studies are needed to prepare for long-distance spaceflight.

Besides the scientists are discussing “communication loss” experiment that is to last for one week. During this experiment the crew will try to take decisions without advice of Earth-based specialists.

comments

More from this category:
2704311930
February 24, 2015

Last week main and back-up crews of ISS-43/44 mission started passing exams. The main crew comprises Roscosmos cosmonauts Gennady Padalka and Mikhail Korniyenko and NASA…

full story
1194463640
August 27, 2015

ISS reboost maneuver that has been cancelled earlier will anyhow take place on August 31, – Mission control Centre representative reported. According to new ballistic…

full story
1042542133
July 8, 2015

Kazakh astronaut Aidyn Aimbetov successfully passed all exams to fly to the ISS in September 2015, – Kazakh President press-service reports. Earlier Roscosmos representative Igor…

full story
1165752740
August 10, 2015

Interdepartmental Commission approved main and back-up crews of new ISS mission for the flight, – GCTC spokesman reported. The main crew comprises: Roscosmos cosmonaut Sergey…

full story
ProgressM-23M
April 2, 2014

Progress M-23M cargo vehicle launch to the ISS was scheduled for April 9. The vehicle will be launched from Baikonur spaceport, – Roscosmos reports. The…

full story
image89474896
April 24, 2015

The first launch of Angara-A5V heavy booster with test payload will be performed from Vostochny spaceport in 2023, – as stated in Russian Federal Space…

full story
eclipse
May 9, 2013

According to RIA Novosti, in response to a request posted by bloggers in social networks, Russian space officials have agreed to adjust the work of…

full story
2920403783
May 26, 2014

Today, on May 26, space rocket going to orbit Soyuz TMA-13M spacecraft with ISS-40/41 mission crew onboard on May 28 was installed on #1 launching pad…

full story