June 25, 2014

Works on space head assembling for the future launch of Soyuz-2.1b booster with Meteor-M satellite and small space devices started at Baikonur spaceport.

The specialists carry out operations on space devices integration into the space head. The satellites are installed on the special truss of Fregat upper stage they are going to separate from  reaching the final orbit.

Yesterday evening joint operational crews of space industry and the ordering party completed operations on installing SkySat-2 small space. MKA-FKI space device is already installed.

Today the specialists are going install M3MSat space device.

Soyuz-2.1b booster launch with Fregat upper stage, Meteor-M satellite and small satellites is scheduled for July 8, 19.58 Moscow time.

More from this category:
June 30, 2015

Stock of food and water stored onboard the ISS will enable the crew to wait for the next Progress M-28M cargo vehicle arriving on July…

full story
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
December 28, 2013

Two Russian cosmonauts who last month carried the Olympic torch into open space for the first time finished a spacewalk on Saturday to replace equipment…

full story
January 16, 2014

On January 16 TurkSat-4A telecommunication satellite manufactured by Japanese company Mitsubishi Electric – МЕLCO was delivered to Baikonur spaceport by AN-124 aircraft of Volga-Dnepr aero…

full story
November 29, 2021

Pre-launch processing of the Soyuz MS-20 crewed spacecraft for the launch under the Contract with the Space Adventures company to the International Space Station continues…

full story
April 17, 2015

Russian orbital station is to be developed by 2023, – Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday during live call-in. “We are going to develop…

full story
July 4, 2014

Space debris damaged ISS refrigeration system placed on cross truss of American segment. The cosmonauts made shots of the ISS outer surface for  ground-based services…

full story
July 25, 2013

According to Roscosmos, at Baikonur launch site the preparations continue for the launch of Progress M-20M cargo vehicle under the International Space Station program. Soyuz-U…

full story