5505120148
March 6, 2019

The specialists of the RSC “Energia” at the Baikonur cosmodrome continue to work on the preparation for the flight of the space rocket with the “Soyuz MS-12″ spacecraft to the International Space Station.

Preparations for the launch, scheduled for March 14, 2019 from site № 1 (“Gagarinsky Start”), are carried out in the assembly and test facility of the cosmodrome.

In accordance with the preparation schedule on March 6, the author’s inspection of the ship was performed.

In addition, technological operations of the head fairing rolling of the “Soyuz-FG” rocket were performed.

Earlier, on March 4, the spacecraft was docked with the transfer compartment of the launch vehicle.

The main crew of the ISS-59/60 includes Roskosmos cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin and NASA astronauts Nick Hague and Christina Koch.

Their backups are Roskosmos cosmonaut Alexander Skvortsov, ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano and NASA astronaut Andrew Morgan.

5514265887

6079107565

3292479612

3206374808

More from this category:
196789199
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
Brazil
October 21, 2013

Russia suggested Brazil cooperation in space development, particularly in the field of joint satellite design and development of space program for Brazil partners, Russian Defense…

full story
60-1507820129
July 30, 2019

On July 29, 2019, the “Progress MS-11″ cargo spaceship undocked from the Russian segment of the International Space Station (ISS). The on-board computer gave the…

full story
1033664589
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
Mars-One
December 12, 2013

American Company Lockheed Martin and British Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd. got the contract for development of Mars landing probe and orbital device that will be…

full story
2668512873
July 10, 2018

On 10 July 2018, at 4:31AM Moscow time, “Progress MS-09″ cargo spacecraft has successfully docked the International Space Station. For the first time in the…

full story
og_og_1505300085281373146 (1)
December 3, 2018

The “Soyuz MS-11″ spacecraft successfully docked to the docking unit of the “Poisk” small research module of the Russian segment of the International Space Station…

full story
souz-st_start
April 4, 2014

Russian Soyuz-ST booster with European scientific Earth remote sensing satellite was successfully launched from Kourou spaceport in French Guiana, – the Head of European space…

full story