September 26, 2014

At 06:11, Moscow time, on September 26 Soyuz TMA-14M spacecraft launched from Baikonur spaceport at 00:25, Moscow time, successfully docked with the ISS.

Soyuz TMA-14M approached Poisk small research module (Russian ISS segment) in automatic mode under control of MCC specialists, spacecraft crew comprising commander Alexander Samokutyayev (Roscosmos) and flight engineers Elena Serova ( Roscosmos) and Barry Wilmore (NASA) and ISS commander Roscosmos cosmonaut Maksim Surayev.

After hatch opening ISS-41/42 crew starting working onboard the ISS will include commander Maksim Surayev( Roscosmos)and flight engineers  Alexander Samokutyayev (Roscosmos), Elena Serova ( Roscosmos), Reid Wiseman (NASA), Alexander Gerst (ESA) and Barry Wilmore (NASA).

According to the ISS flight program 41/42 mission is going to work with cargo space vehicles Progress M-24M, Progress M-25M, Progress M-25M, European cargo space vehicle ATV-5 “Georges Lemaitre”, prepare Spyuz TMA-13M spacecraft crew for the landing, perform a spacewalk in the framework of Russian program and take part in operations on Soyuz TMA-15M spacecraft docking with Rassvet small research module.

Besides the work schedule also stipulates 52 researches and scientific experiments ISS maintenance works and installation of the equipment delivered by cargo vehicles.

The just arrived crew will spend on the orbit about 168 days.

More from this category:
September 10, 2013

On Monday the act on Russian ISS segment shift handover was signed and the ceremony of delegation of authority took place, – Mission Control Center…

full story
June 2, 2015

Japanese space fan Satoshi Takamatsu won’t go to the International Space station on September 1 instead Sarah Brightman who cancelled her flight. Takamatsu has only…

full story
April 23, 2015

Russian satellites constellation will be increased to 181 satellite, – Roscosmos head Igor Komarov reported speaking about new Russian Federal Space program for 2015-2016. According…

full story
February 5, 2016

ISS-47/48 crew going to space in March started passing preflight training in GCTC. The prime crew comprises Roscosmos cosmonauts Alexey Ovchinin and Oleg Skripochka and…

full story
November 27, 2013

Humanlike robot designed for spacewalks will be demonstrated to the specialists and journalists in Star City on November 27,  GCTC representative reported. The robot is…

full story
January 21, 2019

In accordance with the flight program of the International Space Station (ISS), on January 18, 2019, a planned correction of the ISS orbit was performed….

full story
June 10, 2015

Unexpected Soyuz TMA-15M thrusters igniting still has not affected the date of Soyuz landing. The crew comprising Anton Shkaplerov (Roscosmos), Samantha Christoforetti (ESA) and Terry…

full story
June 27, 2016

Baikonur spaceport saw traditional flag raising ceremony taking place at pad #17 in front of  “Cosmonaut” hotel. Soyuz MS main and back-up crew members raised…

full story