June 10, 2019

At the Baikonur Cosmodrome, specialists from Roscosmos enterprises performed a general assembly of the Proton-M” space rocket.

Last weekend, the head part, consisting of the upper stage “DM-03” and the “Spectrum-RG” spacecraft, was transported from the assembly “clean” room to the Assembly hall of the launch vehicles.

After the transportation was completed, the carrier and head part were mechanically assembled.

The specialists of the rocket and space industry made the connection of the electrical contacts between the head part and the launch vechile and performed all necessary checks.

On June 13, at the cosmodrome, a meeting of the State Commission will be held, where the results of the preparations for the launch will be summed up and a decision will be made to perform roll-out.

Roll – out of the launch vehicle to the launch pad № 81 is scheduled for the morning of June 14th.

The launch of the “Proton-M” launch vehicle with the “DM-03” upper stage and the new “Spectrum-RG” orbital observatory is scheduled for June 21 at 15:17 (Moscow time).

Its main mission is to study the Universe in the X-ray range of electromagnetic radiation, to create a “map” of the visible Universe, on which all large clusters of galaxies will be marked.

4450738313

4898181121

6258941758

More from this category:
July 15, 2019

From launch pad № 81 of the Baikonur cosmodrome on July 13, 2019 at 15:30:57 (Moscow time) a successful launch of the “Proton-M” carrier rocket…

full story
November 29, 2016

Soyuz-U booster with new series cargo vehicle Soyuz MS-04 was rolled out from the integration building and erected on pad №1 (Gagarin launchpad). Specialists of…

full story
October 1, 2014

Russian space industry specialists work at Baikonur spaceport on ISS program implementation. At the present time the specialists accomplish Soyuz TMA-15M manned spacecraft and Progress…

full story
February 6, 2015

Baikonur specialists go on working on ISS program implementation. On February 04 Progress Rocket and Space Centre specialists conducted pneumatic tests of Soyuz-U booster first…

full story
December 7, 2016

Roscosmos specialists started looking for Progress MS-04 cargo vehicle debris that fell in Tuva region. Progress MS-04 cargo vehicle burst on December 1, at the…

full story
January 31, 2019

The Institute for Biomedical Problems of the Russian Academy of Sciences continues preparations for the SIRIUS-19 international isolation experiment. Start of the experiment is scheduled…

full story
June 21, 2018

On June 21, 2018 in accordance with the program the International Space Station (ISS) orbit correction is scheduled. To perform the maneuver at 10:15 (Moscow…

full story
February 11, 2015

Under the contract with European Arianespace Company Russia will deliver 13 Soyuz-ST boosters to be launched from Kourou spaceport in French Guiana by 2019, –…

full story