Category : Space
July 3, 2024

Roscosmos will create a new satellite constellation for Earth remote sensing “Autograph”. In the first stages, it will include 14…

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July 1, 2024

Starliner’s return to Earth has been postponed for an undetermined period NASA has again postponed the undocking of the much-troubled…

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July 1, 2024

Yesterday the orbit of the International Space Station was adjusted: it was raised by 1.36 km. Now the orbit has…

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June 25, 2024

Soyuz-2.1a launch vehicles for autumn launches of Soyuz MS-26 and Progress MS-29 have been delivered to Baikonur. The railway train…

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June 21, 2024

The mission of the Starliner, which for the first time went into space with a crew on board, was extended…

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June 20, 2024

In the Russian segment of the International Space Station the smoke sensors, which are triggered in case of the start…

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December 1, 2021

Next ISS orbit adjustment is planned for December 24, - Roscosmos press office reports.   Anyway Roscosmos does not specify by how many meters the orbit is to be adjusted and what engines (module or spacecraft) would be used for the maneuver. On November 10 the orbit was increased by 1,2 kilometers to avoid collision with Fengyun-1C  satellite fragment passing by the station.

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November 24, 2021

Soyuz 2.1b booster with Progress M-UM cargo vehicle specially modernized to deliver Prichal nodal module to the ISS was successfully launched from Baikonur. In a few minutes the booster has inserted the vehicle and module into the orbit. In two days Prichal will dock to the ISS.

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November 22, 2021

Rocket Soyuz-2.1b to orbit new Prichal module of Russian ISS segment planned to be launched on November 24 was successfully rolled out and installed onto the launchpad.   Later Roscosmos specified that service tower had been installed in vertical position and booster‘s communication lines were connected with ground-based equipment of the launchpad. Specialists have already started working according to the first launching day schedule.  

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November 15, 2021

ISS crew took shelter inside Soyuz spacecraft under the threat of ISS collision with space debris.   Russian Cosmonauts Anton Shkaplerov and Pyotr Dubrov  and American astronaut Mark Vande Hei working aboard the International space station took shelter inside Soyuz MS-19 spacecraft while space debris was passing close to the ISS.

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