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SOYUZ MS-20 spacecraft is mated to the adapter section SOYUZ MS-20 spacecraft is mated to the adapter section
November 26, 2021More...

Pre-launch processing of the manned transportation spacecraft (MTS) Soyuz MS-20 for the launch under the Contract with the Space Adventures to the International Space Station (ISS) continues at the Baikonur Launch Site.
Today the specialists from RSC Energia and core enterprises of Roscosmos performed a set of processing operations on mating Soyuz MS-20 to the adapter section of the launch vehicle upper stage block in the integration and test facility of Site 254.



 Progress MS-17 cleared the docking port for the new module Roscosmos. Progress MS-17 cleared the docking port for the new module
November 25, 2021More...

The orbital mission of the logistics vehicle Progress MS-17, which lasted 148 days, is drawing to a close. On Thursday, November 25, 2021, at 14:22:30 Moscow Time, the Russian spacecraft normally undocked from the Nauka module of the International Space Station, clearing the port for docking of the new module Prichal.



Spacecraft/module Progress M-NM launched towards ISS Spacecraft/module Progress M-NM launched towards ISS
November 24, 2021More...

Today, November 5, 2021 at 16:06:36 Moscow Time, a launch vehicle Soyuz-2.1b lifted-off from Launch Pad No.31 of the Baikonur Cosmodrome, carrying the Cargo Transportation Spacecraft-Module (CTSCM) Progress M-NM designed to deliver the Node Module (NM) Prichal to the International Space Station (ISS).



Soyuz MS-20 has been fueled with propellant components and compressed gases Soyuz MS-20 has been fueled with propellant components and compressed gases
November 24, 2021More...

At the Baikonur Cosmodrome the specialists from RSC Energia and core enterprises of Roscosmos completed fueling of manned transportation spacecraft Soyuz MS-20 with propellant components and compressed gases.
After fueling the spacecraft shall be transported to the integration and test facility of Site 254 and installed on the dynamic bench for further processing operations, including payload loading and installation of multilayer thermal insulation, check weighing of the spacecraft and its mating to the adapter section of the launch vehicle.



Soyuz MS-20 at the filling station Soyuz MS-20 at the filling station
November 22, 2021More...

Pre-launch processing of the manned transportation spacecraft (MTS) Soyuz MS-20 for the launch under the Contract with the Space Adventures to the International Space Station (ISS) continues at the Baikonur Launch Site. Today specialists from RSC Energia and core enterprises of Roscosmos started fueling operations.



Rocket with spacecraft-module Progress M-NM is installed on the launch pad Rocket with spacecraft-module Progress M-NM is installed on the launch pad
November 21, 2021More...

This morning integrated launch vehicle (ILV) Soyuz-2.1b with cargo transportation spacecraft-module Progress -NM was rolled out from the integration and test facility of the launch vehicle and erected on the launch pad of Site 31 of the Baikonur Cosmodrome.
According to L-2 day program the launch teams began to perform processing operations on preflight testing of the ILV systems and assemblies with the interface check of the onboard and ground equipment of the rocket and space complex.



Soyuz MS-20 spacecraft is admitted for fueling Soyuz MS-20 spacecraft is admitted for fueling
November 20, 2021More...

At the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Technical Management held their meeting at which a decision was made to proceed with fueling of the manned transportation spacecraft (MTS) Soyuz MS-20.
Before transportation to the filling and neutralizing station the crew seat liners Kazbek were installed in the descent module, and the initial status of Soyuz MS-20 onboard systems was also monitored.



Crews of Soyuz S-20 completed the first fit check Crews of Soyuz S-20 completed the first fit check
November 20, 2021More...

The final stage of preparations of the prime and backup crews of the manned transportation spacecraft (MTS) Soyuz MS-20 for a 12-day mission to the International Space Station (ISS) under the contract with the Space Adventures has begun at the Baikonur Cosmodrome.



Final assembly of the launch vehicle with spacecraft-module Progress M-NM Final assembly of the launch vehicle with spacecraft-module Progress M-NM
November 19, 2021More...

At the Baikonur Cosmodrome, the final assembly of the launch vehicle carrying cargo transportation spacecraft-module Progress M-NM designed to deliver Node Module Prichal to the International Space Station took place.
Today specialists from RSC Energia and core enterprises of Roscosmos performed a set of processing operations on the final assembly of integrated launch vehicle (ILV) Soyuz-2.1b with Progress M-NM in the integration and test facility of Site 31 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome.



Crews of Soyuz MS-20 arrived at Baikonur Crews of Soyuz MS-20 arrived at Baikonur
November 19, 2021More...

The prime and the backup crews of crew transportation spacecraft (CTS) Soyuz MS-20 arrived at the Baikonur launch site to complete their pre-flight preparations under the International Space Station flight program. They were met at the airfield Krainyi by members of the Technical Management and the State Commission.



Spacecraft-module Progress M-NM is ready for final assembly with the launch vehicle Spacecraft-module Progress M-NM is ready for final assembly with the launch vehicle
November 18, 2021More...

At Baikonur cosmodrome cargo transportation spacecraft-module () Progress M-NM carrying Node Module (NM) Prichal has been sent to final assembly with the launch vehicle.
Today specialists from S.P. Korolev RSC Energia and core enterprises of Roscosmos performed processing operations to transport the spacecraft-module as part of the ascent unit from the processing facility at Site 254 to the integration and test facility of Site 31 for upcoming assembly of integrated launch vehicle Souyz-2.1b.



Progress M-NM designers inspection and encapsulation into payload fairing are complete Progress M-NM designers inspection and encapsulation into payload fairing are complete
November 16, 2021More...

At the processing facility of the Baikonur Cosmodrome the preflight processing of the cargo transportation spacecraft-module (CTSCM) Progress -N carrying Node Module (N) Prichal of the Russian Segment of the International Space Station (ISS) is proceeding to completion.



33 years of winged BURAN flight 33 years of winged BURAN flight
November 15, 2021More...

On November 15, 1988 the reusable space transportation system Energia-Buran for the first time ever in the countrys cosmonautics was launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome. During a two-orbit flight around the Earth the unpiloted Buran orbiter completed the flight development test program and performed an automatic landing on the Yubileinyi airdrome runway.



Soyuz MS-20 Solar Array Check Soyuz MS-20 Solar Array Check
November 15, 2021More...

At the integration and test facility of Site 254 of the Baikonur Cosmodrome preparations continue for the launch of the manned transportation spacecraft Soyuz MS-20. Specialists from RSC Energia and Space Center Yuzhny completed a scheduled operation of check insolation for the solar arrays of the spacecraft power supply system.



Progress M-NM spacecraft-module processing is drawing to a close Progress M-NM spacecraft-module processing is drawing to a close
November 14, 2021More...

The final phase of preflight processing of Progress M-NM cargo transportation spacecraft-module carrying Node Module (N) Prichal of the Russian Segment of the International Space Station (ISS) is initiated at the processing facility of the Baikonur cosmodrome.



Progress M-NM spacecraft-module is mated to the adapter section Progress M-NM spacecraft-module is mated to the adapter section
November 14, 2021More...

Specialists from RSC Energia and core companies of Roscosmos completed a sequence of processing operations to mate cargo transportation spacecraft-module Progress M-NM to the adapter section of the third stage of the launch vehicle (LV) at the integration and test facility in Area 254 of the Baikonur cosmodrome.



Filling of Progress M-NM cargo spacecraft-module complete Filling of Progress M-NM cargo spacecraft-module complete
November 13, 2021More...

At Baikonur cosmodrome completed are fueling operations of Progress M-NM cargo spacecraft-module carrying Node Module (N) Prichal of the Russian Segment of the International Space Station (ISS) with propellant components and compressed gases.
Today after coming back from the filling-neutralizing station the spacecraft was installed into the dynamic stand of the integration and test facility in Area 254 to perform the final processing phase.



Filling of Progress M-NM cargo spacecraft-module Filling of Progress M-NM cargo spacecraft-module
November 11, 2021 More...

In accordance with the technical managements decision, the cargo transportation spacecraft-module Progress M-NM with Node Module (NM) Prichal was delivered to the filling station at the Baikonur cosmodrome.
Before transportation to the filling-neutralizing station the spacecraft-module underwent check weighing, balancing, and upon completion of preparatory activities was sent to Site 31.



 The RSC Energia general designer, pilot-cosmonaut, twice Hero of the Soviet Union V.A.Soloviev An executive with unique experience
November 11, 2021 More...

The RSC Energia general designer, pilot-cosmonaut, twice Hero of the Soviet Union V.A.Soloviev celebrates his 75th anniversary on November 11.
V.A.Soloviev admits that becoming a cosmonaut was the dream of his youth. Although Gagarins mission took place while he was a teenager, and he was lucky enough to see the first cosmonaut of Earth during a May Day parade in the Red Square.



Progress M-NM cargo spacecraft-module is admitted for fueling Progress M-NM cargo spacecraft-module is admitted for fueling
November 10, 2021 More...

The Technical Management meeting was held at the Baikonur Cosmodrome at which a decision was taken to admit Progress M-NM cargo transportation spacecraft-module with Node Module (NM) Prichal for fueling.
The day before, stowage of about 700 kg of various equipment and materials to be delivered to the International Space Station (ISS) to the pressurized compartment of Prichal NM was completed in the integration and test facility of Area 254.



SOYUZ MS-20 Vacuum Chamber Tests Completed SOYUZ MS-20 Vacuum Chamber Tests Completed
November 10, 2021 More...

At the Baikonur Cosmodrome, the leak tests of the manned transportation spacecraft Souyz MS-20 in the vacuum chamber of the integration and test facility at Site 254 are completed. According to the work schedule specialists from RSC Energia and SC Yuzhnyi performed a cycle of pneumatic vacuum tests of Souyz MS-20 proceeded from November 5.



XXII Scientific and Technical Conference opened at RSC Energia XXII Scientific and Technical Conference opened at RSC Energia
November 8, 2021 More...

Today, on November 8, the XXII Scientific and Technical Conference of Scientists and Specialists dedicated to the 60th anniversary of Yu.A. Gagarins flight, the 75th anniversary of the rocket and space industry and foundation of RSC Energia was convened.



Vacuum Tests of spacecraft Soyuz MS-20 began at Baikonur Vacuum Tests of spacecraft Soyuz MS-20 began at Baikonur
November 5, 2021 More...

Prelaunch processing of the manned transportation spacecraft Soyuz MS-20 is in good progress at Site 254 of the Baikonur Cosmodrome. Today, the spacecraft was transported to the vacuum chamber of the processing facility for leak tests.



Spacecraft-Module Progress M-NM solar array check Spacecraft-Module Progress M-NM solar array check
November 5, 2021More...

Prelaunch processing of the cargo transportation spacecraft-module Progress M-NM carrying Node Module (NM) Prichal is in good progress in the processing facility of the Baikonur Cosmodrome. Today a planned operation of test insolation of solar arrays of the spacecraft-module onboard power supply system was performed in the integration and test facility of Site 254.





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