news_180122_02b
December 18, 2018

On December 17 at the “Vostochny” cosmodrome a preparation of the spaceunits “Kanopus-B” № 5 and № 6 for launch continues.

By now, the electrical tests of both spaceunits have been successfully completed, in the framework of which specialists checked the work of the service equipment and the payload.

No any claims were made on the functioning of the onboard spacecraft equipment.

Successfully conducted tests on the disclosure of solar cells and their illumination.

At present, final operations are being carried out on the mechanical and electrical assembly of the spaceunits.
 
The launch of the “Soyuz-2.1a” launch vehicle is scheduled for December 27, 2018.

More from this category:
Launch-932x1024
June 26, 2013

Russian Soyuz ST-V booster launched from European Kourou cosmodrome in French Guiana set O3b Networks satellites providing inexpensive internet access into the orbit. The process…

full story
sc_C_OPSpMQ
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
986293601
June 20, 2014

Flight tests of new Angara space rocket complex started at Plesetsk spaceport in Arkhangelsk region, -reported representative of  Russian Ministry of Defenсe press-office management on…

full story
1036801423
December 16, 2014

Russian Rocket and Space Corporation Energia together with two American companies Lockheed Martin and Boeing adjusts the newest American Orion manned spacecraft for the docking…

full story
e6550bd6231c4c19c3944861a38a862e
January 18, 2019

Specialists of Roscosmos State Corporation will continue their attempts to reconnect with the “Spectrum-R” spaceunit. In case the communication cannot be established via the command…

full story
7c2988da1391bc4c17c2a0b250af5157
March 15, 2019

The crew of the “Soyuz MS-12″ spacecraft on March 15, 2019, at 06:10 Moscow time, went on board of the International Space Station (ISS). Members…

full story
Soyuz-TMA-11M-crew
October 22, 2013

At the meeting in Star City Interdepartmental Commission called for new ISS main and back-up crews approval , – GCTC spokesman reported. “The crews will…

full story
6306596165 (1)
October 30, 2018

The most important space date of this year is approaching – 20 years of the ISS! Thanks to the crew of the “Soyuz MS-08″ spacecraft,…

full story