June 1, 2021

On May 28, 2021, a State Commission meeting took place at the Vostochny Cosmodrome to review the Soyuz-2.1b space rocket test results that followed after a malfunction had been detected the day before. After hearing the reports of the operations supervisors, the commission cleared the rocket for the new fueling and launch on May 28, 2021 at 17:38:39 UTC.

The joint team of Roscosmos subsidiaries commences filling the rocket with fuel components. After that, final operations will begin at the launch complex: prelaunch preparations automatic cycle, service platform and mobile service tower withdrawal, as well as setting the payload separation system, PRSS, in flight mode.

Roscosmos will broadcast prelaunch operations, launch and flight of the rocket in official social media accounts and on Roscosmos website in the Live Broadcast section starting at 16:30 UTC. The broadcast will be joined by Glavkosmos Director General Dmitry Loskutov and OneWeb Russia Commercial Director Mikhail Kaigorodov.

More from this category:
August 5, 2014

Soviet space device Kosmos-1151 was deorbited and burned in the dense atmosphere, Russian Aerospace Defence Troops representative Colonel Alexey Zolotukhin reported on Tuesday. Soviet space…

full story
August 11, 2020

An echelon with a new module of the Russian segment of the International Space Station was sent on the night of August 11, 2020 from…

full story
September 30, 2015

The first launch of new cargo vehicle Progress-MS is scheduled for November 21, 2015, – spokesman for space industry reported. “According to preliminary data the…

full story
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
December 21, 2021

We are glad to announce first zero-g flight dates for the next year: April 14 and April 28. Group admission is on! Zero-g flight aboard…

full story
September 1, 2014

“Ardbeg Scotch Whiskey sent to space 3 years ago will get back to the Earth this month”, – ScotlandNow reports. The decision to send the…

full story
March 18, 2019

On March 18, 1965, at 10 am (Moscow time), the “Voskhod-2” spacecraft with a crew (Pavel Belyaev and Alexey Leonov) was launched from the Baikonur…

full story
April 15, 2021

At the Vostochny Cosmodrome the Vostochny Space Center (TsENKI branch) and NPO Lavochkin (both parts of Roscosmos) specialists have transferred the Fregat upper stage from…

full story