December 1, 2018

Today, on December 1, the carrier rocket “Soyuz-FG” with manned spacecraft “Soyuz MS-11” was rolled-out from the assembly and testing facility and installed at the launch complex № 1 “Gagarinsky start” at the Baikonur cosmodrome.

Work began on the program of the first launch day.

On December 2, on the meeting of the State Commission the crews will be approved, and then the cosmonauts and astronauts will answer questions from media representatives at a prelaunch press conference.

The launch of the carrier rocket “Soyuz-FG” with “Soyuz MS-11” spacecraft is scheduled for 14:31 (Moscow time) on December 3.

The main crew of ISS-58/59 expedition: cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko, astronauts David Saint-Jacques and Anne McClain.

Their backups — Alexander Skvortsov, Luca Parmitano and Andrew Morgan.

3470593563

3751830626

4142178843

3311606928

4847076181

More from this category:
September 24, 2019

The State Commission approved the main and backup crews of the spacecraft “Soyuz MS-15”. In addition, the readiness of the “Soyuz-FG” launch vehicle and ground…

full story
June 13, 2019

Today, on June 13, 2019, a meeting of the State Commission was held at the Baikonur cosmodrome at which the results of the preparation of…

full story
November 25, 2014

At Plesetsk spaceport Aerospace Defence troops are  preparing Soyuz-2.1b booster for Glonass-K new generation space device launch scheduled for December 1, 2014, – Russian Ministry…

full story
May 14, 2015

Sarah Brightman’s refusal to go the International Space Station in September 2015 won’t affect the dates of the launch, – spokesman for space industry reported…

full story
August 26, 2020

One of the Russian geostationary meteorological satellites, Electro-L, is located over the Atlantic Ocean, Roskosmos reported. The geostationary orbit is a circular orbit with an…

full story
April 17, 2013

At Baikonur launch site the preparations continue for the launch of Progress M-19M cargo vehicle under the International Space Station program. Progress M-19M cargo vehicle…

full story
August 19, 2015

According to Roscosmos both main and back-up crew of new ISS mission arrived in Baikonur. “Soyuz TMA-18M main crew comprising Roscosmos cosmonaut Sergey Volkov, ESA…

full story
March 20, 2014

New ISS mission crew leaving for the station on March 26 carried out demonstrational training on Soyuz TMA-12M spacecraft for the journalists. Prime crew consisting…

full story