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


A Meeting of the Council of Chief Designers on Space Rocket System Soyuz-5 held at Baikonur

May 30, 2019

A Meeting of the Council of Chief Designers on Space Rocket System (SRS) Soyuz-5 was held at Baikonur chaired by General Director of RSC Energia Nikolai Sevastianov. Reports were delivered by heads of companies belonging to State Corporation Roscosmos.

A delegation of representatives of rocket and space industry of Russia and Kazakhstan visited the processing facility and the launch pad of SRS Zenit-M, which are to be used as a base for testing and operating the launch vehicle SRS Soyuz-5. The Council of Chief Designers were given a demonstration of the operation of the processing equipment, systems and hardware that would be used for SRS Soyuz-5.

Also held was a regular meeting of the Joint Working Group for the implementation of the Baiterek project chaired by a deputy general director of State Corporation Roscosmos Alexander Lopatin and Vice Minister of the Ministry for Digital Development, Defense and Aerospace Industry of the Republic of Kazakhstan Marat Nurguzhin. Based on the results of the meeting, the Minutes of the Session of the Joint Working Group were signed.




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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