ISS-59 mission

Main tasks


ISS crew:

Commander -
Oleg Kononenko
Flight engineers:
David Saint-Jaques
Ann McClain
Ovchinin Alexey
Nick Hague
Christina Koch


Планета Королёва


Roscosmos. The President of Russia awarded Heroes of Space

May 24, 2019

The ceremony of presenting state awards of the Russian Federation was held today in the Kremlin Catherine Hall. Outstanding Russians, including cosmonauts from the Roscosmos cosmonaut corps. received awards, medals and breastplates for honorary titles.

“The space industry always opens advanced innovations in science and technology – Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin said. - It is promoted by dedicated people. Many of them participate in orbital flights, perform complex tasks. The cosmonaut's profession has become usual but still remains, without any doubt, heroic”.

Hero of the Russian Federation, Russian Pilot-Cosmonaut Fedor Yurchikhin who performed five expeditions to the ISS and made nine spacewalks was decorated with Order of Merit for the Fatherland Second Class. The Order of Merit 4th Class was awarded to Heroes of the Russian Federation, Russian Pilot-Cosmonauts Andrei Borisenko and Oleg Novitsky who performed two space flights each.




July 20, 2019
The launch of LV Soyuz-FG with SC Soyuz MS-13 is planned
April 4, 2019
LV Soyuz-2.1a with CV Progress MS-11 is launched



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