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SC Soyuz S-06 Soyuz MS-06 space vehicle is fueled with propellant components and compressed gasses
August 31, 2017 ...

RSC Energia specialists successfully performed fueling of the new series manned transport vehicle (MTV) Soyuz MS-06 with propellant components and compressed gases at Baikonur Cosmodrome.
After fueling, the vehicle was delivered to the spacecraft Assembly and Testing Facility (SC ATF) and installed in the assembly jig for further prelaunch operations.



Soyuz S-06 rews Began their Training at Baikonur Cosmodrome Soyuz S-06 rews Began their Training at Baikonur Cosmodrome
August 28, 2017 ...

Today, on August 28 the prime and backup crewmembers of transport manned spacecraft Soyuz S-06 proceeded with their final training at Baikonur Cosmodrome.
This very day, a Technical Management meeting was held, where a decision was taken to fuel Soyuz MS-06 with propellant components and compressed gases.



Soyuz MS-06 crews arrived at the Cosmodrome Soyuz MS-06 crews arrived at the Cosmodrome
August 27, 2017 ...

Today, on August 27, the prime and backup crewmembers of the new-series transport manned vehicle (MV) Soyuz S-06 arrived at Baikonur cosmodrome for final their training before the flight
The Expedition prime crew consists of ROSCOSMOS cosmonaut Alexander Misurkin and NASA astronauts Mark Vande Hey and Joseph Acaba. The backup crewmembers are ROSCOSMOS cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov and NASA astronauts Scott Tingle and Shannon Walker.



ARMY-2017 forum CIYP projects were presented at the ARMY-2017 forum
August 24, 2017 ...

At International Military Technical Forum ARMY-2017 which takes place in the Kubinka suburbs of Moscow, August 22 27, 2017, ROSCOSMOS and the rocket and space industry enterprises present the joint exposition.
On August 24 young specialists of RSC Energia members of the Committee of Innovative Youth Projects (CIYP) Sergei Zhurin and Vitaly Kapranov presented their reports as part of the work of the Investment Club section.



60 years since the first successful launch of missile R-7 60 years since the first successful launch of missile R-7
August 21, 2017 ...

Sixty years ago on August 21, 1957 domestic intercontinental ballistic missile R-7 was launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome at 15:25. The launch was successful the missile reached the given area on the Kamchatka peninsula.
The first domestic two-stage intercontinental ballistic long-range missile developed at Special Design Bureau OKB-1 (now it is S.P. Korolev RSC Energia) was intended for the combat charge delivery to any point of the territory of the probable enemy.



MCC. Program of work in open space completed MCC. Program of work in open space completed
August 18, 2017 ...

ROSCOSMOS cosmonauts Fyodor YURCHIKHIN and Sergei RYAZANSKI have completed their first, in 2017, spacewalk from the International Space Station (ISS) under the Russian program. The cosmonauts have accomplished their tasks.
The egress hatch was closed by the cosmonauts who had returned to the orbital station on August 18 at 01:11 Moscow Time. The duration of Fyodor YURCHIKHINs and Sergei RYAZANSKIs stay in open space was 7 hours 34 minutes.



Russian cosmonauts will launch nanosatellites during EVA Russian cosmonauts will launch nanosatellites during EVA
August 17, 2017 ...

On August 17 russian cosmonauts Fedor Yurchikhin and Sergei Ryazansky will launch five nanosatellites during EVA. Among them there are three student satellites developed in honour of the 60th anniversary of the launch of the first artificial satellite of the Earth and the beginning of the space age.
The Tomsk-TPU-120 satellite is created at Tomsk Polytechnical University in cooperation with the Energia Corporation (a part of SC ROSCOSMOS) and the Institute of Strength Physics and Materials Science, Siberian Department of RAS. It is the first Russian nanosatellite of the Cubesat class the body of which is printed on a 3D printer.



The Energia Corporation is developing a draft design for the Soyuz-5 medium-class launch vehicle complex
August 11, 2017 ...

Work is performed in compliance with the Order of the Government of the Russian Federation where RSC Energia is identified as the prime contractor of space rocket complex (SRC).
The following enterprises of State Corporation ROSCOSMOS: RSC Progress, FSUE TsENKI, etc. are the work co-executors.
Flight tests of new Russian launch vehicle (LV) Soyuz-5 are planned to be conducted for 2022 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome.



Completion of thermal vacuum test of the Angosat spacecraft  Completion of thermal vacuum test of the Angosat spacecraft
August 10, 2017 ...

According to the RSC Energia work schedule, SC Angosat thermal vacuum tests which were conducted at Federal Public Enterprise STC RSI have been completed.
The tests were carried out in thermal vacuum chamber VK600/300 where the following space conditions were simulated: ultrahigh vacuum, black space cold, heating by the Sun and heat reflected from the Earth, change of in-orbit position.



Completion of flight tests of the Progress MS CTV ROSCOSMOS. Completion of flight tests of the Progress MS CTV
August 8, 2017 ...

The flight tests of the Progress MS modernized cargo transport vehicle (CTV) have been successfully completed. The new series vehicle tests were carried out during the flights of the Progress MS and Progress MS-02 CTV and also during the flight of the Progress MS-03 CTV as the passed tests. The flight test program has been fulfilled in full scope. According to the results of the test program in early August 2017, an appropriate Order is signed.



Buran arrived in Sirius Buran arrived in Sirius
August 4, 2017 ...

In the Sirius of Science and Art Park (Sochi) a solemn meeting of the truck convoy took place, which delivered large components of the model of the Buran reusable orbiter to the Sirius Center.
After bringing the appearance and the interior of the model compartments in full compliance with the flight model, Buran will be one of the main exhibits of the popular-science space exhibition of the Park of Science and Art.
Specialists of Rocket & Space Corporation Energia will assemble Buran. The Corporation presented this legendary orbiter to Sirius.




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