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Launch vehicle with Soyuz TMA-18M spacecraft is on the launch pad
August 31, 2015

LV Soyuz Today, August 31, the launch vehicle Soyuz-FG integrated with the manned transportation spacecraft Soyuz TMA-18M was rolled out of the processing facility and was erected on the launch pad of Area 1 ("Gagarin's launch pad") of the Baikonur cosmodrome.
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Meetings of the Technical management and State commission were held
August 30, 2015

Meetings of the Technical management and State commission At Baikonur launch site the preparations continue for the launch of Soyuz TMA-18M transport manned vehicle under the International Space Station program.
Meetings of the Technical management and State commission were held. A decision on rollout of the launch vehicle with the Soyuz TMA-18M transport manned spacecraft to the launch facility and its preparation for launch planned for September 2, 2015 was adopted.
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LV Soyuz general integration is completed
August 30, 2015

LV Soyuz general integration At Baikonur launch site the preparations continue for the launch of Soyuz TMA-18M transport manned vehicle under the International Space Station program.
In the LV Integration and Checkout Facility, the basic integration of the Soyuz-FG launch vehicle with the upper composite has been completed.
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The Corporation joined the Union of the Engineering Industry of Russia
August 28, 2015

RSC Energia became a member of the all-Russia industrial association of employers the Union of Engineering Industry of Russia. The Corporation received the certificate to this effect signed by the president of the Union Sergei Chemezov.
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Orbital module of the LV Soyuz-FG  with  SC Soyuz TMA-18M Orbital module of the LV Soyuz-FG with SC Soyuz TMA-18M was transported for the general integration with LV
August 28, 2015 More...

At Baikonur launch site the preparations continue for the launch of Soyuz TMA-18M transport manned vehicle under the International Space Station program.
Orbital module of the Soyuz-FG launch vehicle, containing the Soyuz TMA-18M manned spacecraft was transported from the spacecraft processing facility for the general integration with LV.



Soyuz TMA-16M has been relocated to another ISS module
August 28, 2015 More...

Today, August 28, the operation was completed to undock the manned transportation spacecraft Soyuz TMA-16M from the Mini Research Module (MRM2) Poisk and dock it to the propulsion compartment of the Service Module (SM) Zvezda of the International Space Station (ISS).



SC Soyuz TMA-18M prime crew A check inspection of the SC Soyuz TMA-18M was performed
August 28, 2015 More...

At Baikonur launch site the preparations continue for the launch of Soyuz TMA-18M transport manned vehicle under the International Space Station program.
In the assembly/test building (Sergey Alexandrovich VOLKOV (Roscosmos, Russia), Andreas Enevold MOGENSEN (ESA, Denmark) and Aydyn Akanovich AIMBETOV (KasKosmos, Republic Kazakhstan)) and backup (Oleg Ivanovich SKRIPOCHKA (Roscosmos, Russia), Thomas PESQUET (ESA, France) and Sergey Valerievich PROKOPIEV (Roscosmos, Russia)) crews of the Soyuz TMA-18M transportation manned spacecraft made a check inspection of the spacecraft in the launch configuration.



RSC Energia President Vladimir Solntsev at MAKS-2015 air show RSC Energia announces competition for the best name of the spacecraft for missions to the Moon
August 27, 2015 More...

Rocket and Space Corporation Energia announces creativity competition for the best name of the new-generation crew transportation spacecraft, which is planned to be used for missions to the Moon.
The competition time frame: August 30 through November 2, 2015. Its results will be announced on January 15, 2016.



Young specialists celebrated 69th anniversary of RSC Energia establishment
August 27, 2015 More...

RSC Energia young specialists celebrated birthday of the Corporation at the recreation centre "Zvezdniy", strengthening skills of team work as part of team building.



SC Soyuz TMA-18M Designers inspection of SC Soyuz TMA-18M and payload shroud roll were performed
August 26, 2015 More...

At Baikonur launch site the preparations continue for the launch of Soyuz TMA-18M transport manned vehicle under the International Space Station program.
Designers inspection of the Soyuz TMA-18M spacecraft was completed.
Payload shroud roll on to the Soyuz TMA-18M spacecraft was performed.




Important Anniversaries of the Corporation

October 4, 2015 - 50 years since the launch of automatic station Luna-7.

October 1, 2015 - 10 years since the launch of the ninth Russian visiting crew to the ISS. The third space tourist Gregory Olsen was within the crew.

September 16, 2015 - the 60-th anniversary of the first in the world launch missile (R-11FM) from a submarine Naval strategic weapons appeared.

September 12, 2015 - 55 years since putting rocket R-7А into service.


Launches

September 2, 2015
Soyuz LV with Soyuz TMA-18M SC launch is planned.
July 23, 2015
Soyuz LV with Soyuz TMA-17M SC is launched.

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