RSC Energia: Angosat operations will resume in April
January 15, 2018
Angosat spacecraft (SC) made at RSC Energia under a contract with the Ministry of Telecommunications and Information Technologies of the Republic of Angola is undergoing scheduled flight tests.
RSC Energia marks 111th anniversary of Sergei Korolev
January 12, 2018
The telemetry data received from the satellite made it possible to identify a problem in the operation of the power supply system equipment of the Angosat SC. RSC Energia specialists are completing the processing of the available telemetry data and are preparing for conducting a series of tests.
Today, January 12, as is customary, RSC Enenrgia celebrated the birth day of academician Sergei Korolev. To mark the 111th anniversary of the outstanding scientist, the founder of our country’s rocket science and man who made space flight a reality, RSC Energia held public events with participation of the Corporation management and veterans, representatives of the Council of deputies of the urban district of Korolev, guests of honor.
The launch of Soyuz-27 is 40 years
January 10, 2018
On January 10, 1978, Soyuz launch vehicle was launched with Soyuz-27 manned spacecraft.
RSC ENERGIA: ANGOSAT SC: COMMUNICATIONS RE-ESTABLISHED
December 29, 2017
The spacecraft successfully docked to the first third-generation long-duration orbital station Salyut-6 on January 11.
RSC Energia specialists have received telemetry data from Angosat spacecraft which was launched on December 26 by an integrated launch vehicle Zenit-3SLBF from Baikonur cosmodrome.
RSC Energia: specialists working on Angosat recovery
December 27, 2017
Telemetry data have been received from the satellite, which show that all parameters of the onboard systems of the spacecraft are within nominal range.
On December 26, 2017, at 22:00 Moscow Time, the integrated launch vehicle Zenit-3SLBF carrying Angosat spacecraft (SC) was normally launched from the launch pad of Area 45 of the Baikonur cosmodrome.
RSC Energia: LV Zenit-2SLBF with Angosat SC launched from Baikonur
December 27, 2017
The Angosat SC was put into its target orbit on time and established communications, but after some time telemetry data stopped to come in.
On December 26, 2017, at 22:00 Moscow Time, the integrated launch vehicle Zenit-3SLBF carrying Angosat spacecraft (SC) was launched from the launch pad of Area 45 of the Baikonur cosmodrome.
LV Zenit-2SB with Angosat SC rolled out to the launch pad
December 25, 2017
The upper stage Fregat-SB carrying Angosat SC separated from the launch vehicle on time.
Angosat spacecraft (SC) was made at RSC Energia under a contract with the Ministry of Telecommunications and Information Technologies of the Republic of Angola and is built around a new satellite bus constructed out of Russian-made components.
December 24, 2017, at Baikonur launch site the launch vehicle Zenit-2SB with upper stage Fregat-SB intended for putting the Angosat spacecraft into orbit was rolled out to the launch pad of Area 45.
Space Lesson held at RSC Energia
December 22, 2017
After completing operations to erect the launch vehicle on the launch pad, joint crews from companies in the rocket and space industry proceeded with operations under the schedule of the first launch day.
Today, December 22, RSC Energia hosted a Space Lesson on the subject of Electromagnetic Environment: Space Communications, participating in which were schoolchildren from Korolev, Tomsk and Sochi.
The space lesson was organized by RSC Energia, administration of Tomsk region, Tomsk State Pedagogical University and an affiliate of the All-Russia State Television and Radio Broadcasting Company - STVRC Tomsk.