Proton_nice
November 29, 2013

Russia has no space launches planned for January 2014, but three planned for February. All these launches will take place from Baikonur spaceport, – the spokesman for aerospace industry reported on Friday. “Preparation works for Soyuz-U booster launch with progress-M cargo vehicle are subject to preservation till January 10, 2014. Then it will be resumed. According to preliminary data the launch is scheduled for February 5, 2014, – the spokesman noted.

According to him preparations for Proton-M launch with TurkSat-4A satellite will start at Baikonur spaceport mid-January. This launch is planned for February 10, 2014”, – he stated. Besides RS-18 booster launch with Kondor-E space device was shifted from November 2013 to February 27, 2014. Tha launch will also take place from Baikonur spaceport.

As was reported earlier Russia has 5 launches planned by the end of 2013 with two launches taking place from Baikonur spaceport at that (Inmarsat-5F1 launched with the help of Proton-M booster on December 8, 2013 and Express-AM-5 also launched by Proton-M on December 26, 2013).

Roscosmos also takes part in preparation works for 2 launches from Plesetsk spaceport (Soyuz-2-1v booster launch with SKRL/Aist satellite on December 23 and Rokot booster launch with military satellite on December 25). Furthermore the Russian side takes part in European “Gaia” space telescope launch with help of Soyuz-ST-B from Kourou spaceport in French Guiana on December 19.

More from this category:
994355553
June 7, 2016

On June 6, 2016,  Roscosmos State Commission meeting discussed Soyuz MS manned spacecraft and Progress MS-03 cargo vehicle prelaunch preparations and Soyuz TMA-19M landing issues….

full story
mlm-delayed
November 27, 2013

Roscosmos informed NASA that MLM will not become a part of the ISS in 2014, – the head of Roscosmos Manned Space flight programs Alexey…

full story
Bion
April 19, 2013

According to Interfax the “crew” of science spacecraft “Bion-M” was partially changed one day before launch due to the death of one mouse, the source…

full story
3770609706
June 21, 2018

Sergey Krikalev, Executive Director for Manned Space Programs of State Space Corporation “Roscosmos”, and Dr. Yusuf Namad Al Shaibini, General Director of the Mohammed bin…

full story
4571192924
December 5, 2018

Roscosmos cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin and NASA astronaut Nick Hague are preparing for a new space flight, which is scheduled for March 1, 2019. The General…

full story
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
3683599334
May 17, 2019

Specialists of Roscosmos enterprises at the Baikonur cosmodrome started operations to fuel the “Spectrum-RG” spacecraft with fuel components, and this operations will last for several…

full story
1079023756
February 3, 2016

Russian Satellite Communications Company plans to launch satellites by Proton boosters only up to 2020, – Company’s Director General Yuri Prokhorov said. He also pointed…

full story