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Preparations are under way at Baikonur cosmodrome for the launch of the first manned transportation spacecraft in the new Soyuz MS series. Since May 20, 2016, a manned spacecraft Soyuz MS has been undergoing leak checks in a vacuum chamber. It is expected that vacuum chamber tests will be completed on May 25, after which the manned spacecraft will be transferred to the processing facility of Area 254 for further stand-alone tests.
RSC Energia Cosmonaut Corps is 50 years!
The very same day half a century before on May 23, 1966 a team of test cosmonauts was formed in the flight-test department of TsKBEM (ÎKB-1, today RSC Energia). That was the beginning of the history of the first civilian cosmonaut unit in the country.
Yuri GAGARIN’s descent vehicle for the first time is put on display in Moscow
May 18, 2016
Rocket and Space Corporation Energia for the first time in history presented to the general public the descent vehicle of Vostok spacecraft flown by Yuri GAGARIN. The unique exhibit has been delivered to the Multimedia Art Museum of Moscow (MAMM) where it became the centerpiece of the just opened exhibition RUSSIAN COSMOS
ROSCOSMOS AND MAMM: Exhibition RUSSIAN COSMOS
May 12, 2016
On May 18, 2016, ROSCOSMOS and Multimedia Art Museum of Moscow (MAMM) will present to Muscovites and visitors to the capital the exhibition RUSSIAN COSMOS, which will be held within the framework of the Year of Gagarin and the program GAGARIN. OFF WE GO! marking the 55th anniversary of the manned mission into space. The exhibition will run until September 11, 2016.
Human Space Exploration conference: accreditation is opened
May 10, 2016
Today, May 10, accreditation was opened for the international conference Human Space Exploration. The conference will be held on May 24 through 26, 2016 in Korolev under the aegis of the International Academy of Astronautics (IAA) with support from RSC Energia. The organizer is ROSCOSMOS.
The first tests of the Federation spacecraft have been conducted on the ergonomic test stand
May 5, 2016
The RSC Energia specialists conducted the first tests of the man-machine interface elements on a unique stand for ergonomic testing the Federation manned transport spacecraft of a new generation.
RSC Energia took out patent for thermal control coating for Federation spacecraft
May 4, 2016
Rocket and Space Corporation Energia took out a patent for a composite thermal control coating Thermalox, which will become a part of thermal protection package for the reentry vehicle of the new-generation crew transportation spacecraft Federation.
ROSCOSMOS. The first launch from Vostochny launch site – the spacecraft are in orbit
April 19, 2016
The upper stage Volga has successfully delivered into their target orbits Lomonosov, Aist-2D and SamSat-218 spacecraft. The separation of spacecraft was completed normally at 7:07 Moscow Time. Normal separation was confirmed during a communications session at 8:05 Moscow Time.
Exhibition of Grekov followers paintings about space opened at RSC Energia
April 28, 2016
This is a joint project of the Corporation and M.B. Grekov Studio of Military Artists. Such an exhibition is held for the first time at the RSC Energia Museum where the unique artifacts, beginning with the first earth artificial satellites, spacecraft and orbital stations of all modifications, rare photographs and ending with Sergei Pavlovich Korolev personal belongings are exhibited. Therefore, the paintings of Grekov followers dedicated to space exploration organically suited the interior of the Museum Demonstration Hall.