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ROSCOSMOS. The first launch from Vostochny launch site – the spacecraft are in orbit
April 28, 2016

 The first launch from Vostochny launch site 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.
ROSCOSMOS congratulates and thanks specialists of rocket and space industry, the joint crew of the cosmodrome, employees of hundreds of companies across Russia, workers of the Russian Federal Agency for Special Construction Projects – everybody who contributed to the normal completion of the first launch from the first civilian cosmodrome of Russia.
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Exhibition of Grekov followers paintings about space opened at RSC Energia
April 28, 2016

Exhibition of Grekov followers paintings 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.
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The RSC Energia young specialists will receive a grant of the Moscow Region Government
April 26, 2016 Подробнее...

Project of the RSC Energia young specialists named Protected optical communication system with a passive transmitter won the competition for receiving grants of the Moscow Region Government in the field of science, technologies, engineering and innovations in 2016.
This project in early March received support of the Corporation President Vladimir Solntsev at the joint committee meeting of the youth innovation projects. Then it was recommended by the Corporation Scientific-Technical Council to compete for grants to the Ministry of Investment and Innovation of the Moscow Region.



The Priroda Module RSC Energia: 20 years ago the last module was launched to the Mir Station
April 22, 2016 Подробнее...

On Saturday, April 23, 20 years passed since the Priroda Module was injected into orbit; its docking completed the construction of the Mir orbital station.
The Priroda Module was equipped with a unique set of scientific equipment to study the Earth’s natural resources including the equipment of the United States, France, Germany and other countries. By the content of the scientific equipment accommodated onboard the module was one of the most outfitted.



RSC Energia: 49th anniversary of the first manned mission of Soyuz spacecraft
April 22, 2016 Подробнее...

Saturday, April 23 marks the 49th anniversary of the first manned launch of a Soyuz-series transportation spacecraft with cosmonaut Vladimir Komarov.
The first manned launch of Soyuz-1 on April 23, 1967 was a test mission which suffered from a number of off-nominal situations. After insertion into orbit one of the two panels of solar arrays failed to open, the Sun and star tracker was malfunctioning, and so V.Komarov had to manually orient the panels towards the Sun.



Orbital station Salyut RSC Energia: 45 years since the launch of the world’s first orbital station
April 19, 2016 Подробнее...

Exactly 45 years ago on April 19, 1971 the Proton launch vehicle with the Salyut orbital station was launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome. After the successful injection into orbit it became the first in history of mankind long-duration orbital station.



Flight-cosmonaut Yuri Gidzenko RSC Energia employee was awarded the Government Prize
April 18, 2016 More...

On Friday, April 15, Deputy Chairman of the RF Government Dmitry Rogozin and General Director of State Corporation ROSCOSMOS Igor Komarov presented the Gagarin government awards to distinguished workers of space industry. In the list of the awarded persons there is Head of RSC Energia Department Yyri Gidzenko.
The solemn awarding ceremony was held at the M.V. Keldysh Center. Before awarding the guests visited production facilities of the Center and saw a presentation of new perspective developments in space industry.




Important Anniversaries of the Corporation

June 27, 2016 - 45 years of the third launch of RSC H1-LZ.

June 21, 2016 - 60 years of passing into service missile R-5M - the first Russian strategic rocket with a nuclear charge.

May 21, 2016 - 30 years of the first launch of a modified Soyuz TM in an unmanned configuration. Docking, mated flight with station Mir and descent to the Earth were successfully performed.

May 5 - June 26, 2016 - 30 years of the first orbit transfer of spacecraft Soyuz T-15 from station Mir to station Salyut-7 and back. Delivery of 400 kg cargo from orbital station Salyut-7 to complex Mir for future utilization. Three dockings during the flight were performed.


Launches

June 21, 2016
The launch of LV Soyuz with SC TMA MS is planned
March 31, 2016
LV Soyuz-2.1a with CV Progress MS-02 is launched.

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