Important Anniversaries of the Corporation


2020

December 3, 2020 - 55 years since the launch of automatic station Luna-8.

December 1, 2020 - 60 years since the launch of the third satellite-spacecraft of the Vostok type with dogs Pchelka and Mushka.

November 28, 2020 - 30 years since the day when the results of research conducted on the Mir Orbital Station for the first time were returned to the ground using recovery ballistic capsule Raduga.

November 25, 2020 - 70 years since putting rocket R-1 into service.

November 16, 2020 - 55 years since the launch of automatic interplanetary station Venera-3 which on March 1, 1966 for the first time reached Venus bringing to its surface a pennant with the emblem of the USSR.

November 15, 2020 - 25 years since the day of the docking compartment docked OS Mir.

November 12, 2020 - 25 years since the launch of the docking compartment to OS Mir.

November 12, 2020 - 55 years since the launch of automatic interplanetary station Venera-2.

November 2, 2020 - 20 years since the start of the ISS operation in the continuous manned mode. The crew of the first long-duration Expedition consisting of Yu.P. Gidzenko, S.K. Krikalev, W. Shepard arrived at the International Space Station.

October 31, 2020 - 20 years since the launch of spacecraft Soyuz TM-31 to deliver the first long-duration Expedition consisting of Yu.P. Gidzenko, S.K. Krikalev, W. Shepard to the ISS.

October 20, 2020 - 50 years since the launch of automatic station Zond-8 which performed a fly-around the Moon and returned to the ground.

October 11, 2020 - 15 years since the day when Sergei Krikalev exceeded the absolute world record with regard to the total time spent in space, which was established in 1999 by Sergei Avdeev: Sergei Avdeev - 747 days 14 hours 12 minutes (within 3 flights), Sergei Krikalev - 803 days 09 hours 38 minutes (within 6 flights).

October 4, 2020 - 55 years since the launch of automatic station Luna-7.

October 1, 2020 - 15 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, 2020 - the 65-th anniversary of the first in the world launch missile (R-11FM) from a submarine Naval strategic weapons appeared.

September 12, 2020 - 60 years since putting rocket R-7 into service.

August 19, 2020 - 60 years since the launch of the second satellite-spacecraft with dogs Strelka and Belka to prepare for a man-in-space flight, for first time the descent module returned from the artificial earth satellite orbit with dogs onboard. The first in the world sessions of television broadcast from space of images of experimental animals were held. The reliability of the parachute system before a man-in-space flight was demonstrated.

July 21, 2020 - 55 years since putting rocket R-9 into service

July 18, 2020 - 55 years since the launch of space probe Zond-3. Photography of the back side of the Moon was made.

July 17, 2020 - the 45-th anniversary of the first in the history of cosmonautics docking of two manned spacecraft: Soyuz-19 and Apollo.

July 15, 2020 - the 45-th anniversary of the first in the history of cosmonautics joint flight of spacecraft of two countries: Soyuz-19 (USSR) and Apollo (USA) with crews consisting of A.A. Leonov, V.N. Kubasov, T. Stafford, V. Brand, D. Slayton.

July 13, 2020 - 65 years since putting rocket R-11 into service.

July 12, 2020 - 20 years since the launch of Service Module Zvezda - the key element of the ISS. The docking of Service Module Zvezda to the ISS occurred on July 26.

July 12, 2020 - 55 years since reconnaissance satellite Zenit-4 was put into service.

June 29, 2020 - 25 years since the day when the docking of the Mir Orbital Complex to the U.S. Atlantis Orbiter (STS-71) was provided for the first time; the total mass of the system was about 200 tons, the number of astronauts was 10 persons.

June 10, 2020 - 30 years since the Kristall Module docked the Mir OS.

June 8, 2020 - 55 years since the launch of automatic station Luna-6.

June 6, 2020 - 35 years since the launch of SC Soyuz T-13 which delivered to the Salyut-7 OS the crew consisting of V.A. Dzhanibekov and V.P. Sovinykh. The cosmonauts docked manually with non-oriented, non-attitude-controlled, frozen station, completely renovated it and continued the research program.

June 5, 2020 - 40 years since the launch of manned spacecraft Soyuz T-2 with the crew consisting of Yu.V. Malyshev and V.V. Aksenov. Docking to orbital station Salyut-6.

June 1, 2020 - 25 years since Module Spektr docked the Mir OS.

May 31, 2020 - the 30-th anniversary of Module Kristall launch.

May 20, 2020 - 25 years since the launch of Module Spektr.

May 15, 2020 - 60 years since the launch of the first satellite-spacecraft Vostok.

May 14, 2020 - 10 years since the launch of the Atlantis Shuttle Orbiter (STS-132) which delivered to the ISS Mini Research Module (MRM1) Rassvet on May 16. On May 18 the Module docked FGB Zarya using two manipulators.

May 9, 2020 - 55 years since the launch of automatic station Luna-5.

April 26, 2020 - 15 years passed since the capability of injecting into geosynchronous transfer orbits of SC weighing more than 6 tons was demonstrated for the first time in commercial launches by the middle class LV Zenit-2S/US DM-SL; the SC launch is provided by heavy class launch vehicles. This became possible due to the RSC Energia operations implemented to improve the upper stage characteristics.

April 23, 2020 - 55 years since the injection into orbit of relay satellite Molniya-1. Hereinafter LV were called Molniya.

March 18-19, 2020 - the 55-th anniversary of multiseat satellite-spacecraft Voskhod-2 flight with the crew consisting of P.I. Belyaev, A.A. Leonov. For the first time in the world A.A. Leonov performed extravehicular activity (EVA) and his free flight in space.

February 1, 2020 - 20 years since the launch of the first upgraded cargo transport vehicle-tanker Progress M1 with eight fuel tanks.

January 21, 2020 - 65 years since the first successful launch of rocket R-5M.

January 20, 2020 - 60 years since putting rocket R-7 into service.

 

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