ISS-60 mission

Main tasks



ISS crew:

Commander -
Ovchinin Alexey
Flight engineers:
Nick Hague
Christina Koch
Alexandr Skvortsov
Luka Parmitano
Andrew Morgan




RSC Energia: Soyuz MS-15 has been mated with the transfer compartment
September 16, 2019

Soyuz MS-15 At the Baikonur Cosmodrome preparations are continuing for the launch of the Integrated Launch Vehicle with the Soyuz MS-15 manned transport spacecraft to the International Space Station.
Today, on September 16, according to the training schedule specialists of RSC Energia completed a set of technological operations for the Soyuz MS-15 spacecraft mating with the transfer compartment of launch vehicle (LV).

Soyuz MS-15 RSC Energia: Soyuz MS-15 spacecraft fueling has been completed
September 14, 2019 More...

Today, September 14, specialists of RSC Energia and core enterprises of Roscosmos completed operations for fueling the Soyuz MS-15 manned transport spacecraft with propellant components and compressed gases.
After fueling the spacecraft was delivered to the spacecraft Assembly and Testing Facility (SC ATF) and installed in the assembly jig for conducting the subsequent prelaunch processing operations.

  -15 RSC Energia: Soyuz MS-15 spacecraft fueling began
September 12, 2019 More...

The technical management meeting was held at the Baikonur Cosmodrome where a decision on permit to fuel the Soyuz MS-15 manned transport spacecraft was adopted.

  -15 Crews of the Soyuz MS-15 manned transport spacecraft have embarked on the final stage of training
September 11, 2019More...

At the Baikonur Cosmodrome the final stage of training of the prime and backup crews of the Soyuz MS-15 spacecraft for flight to the International Space Station has begun.

  -15 Crews of Soyuz MS-15 arrived at Baikonur
September 10, 2019 More...

On September 10, 2019 the main and the backup crews of crew transportation spacecraft (CTS) Soyuz MS-15 arrived at the Baikonur launch site to complete their preparations for the mission. They were met at the airfield by members of the Technical Management and the State Commission.

The Soyuz MS-14 spacecraft returned to the Earth The Soyuz MS-14 spacecraft returned to the Earth
September 9, 2019 More...

The descent vehicle of the Soyuz MS-14 spacecraft with anthropomorphic robot Skybot F-850 on September 7, 2019 at 00:32 Moscow time, made a successful landing. All de-orbiting and landing operations were completed as normal.

  -15 Soyuz MS-15 solar array check complete
September 05, 2019 More...

At the processing facility of Area 254 of the Baikonur launch site, employees of S.P.Korolev RSC Energia continue their work on the crew transportation spacecraft (CTS) Soyuz MS-15.

The first-form boys and girls visited RSC Energia The first-form boys and girls visited RSC Energia
August 30, 2019 More...

On the eve of the new school year future first-form boys and girls, children of employees of the enterprise traditionally visited RSC Energia.
A tour of the Corporation Museum was organized for one hundred and seventy young guests of Energia. The guys showed that they have a good understanding of the space subject and know perfectly well who Belka and Strelka are, how a rocket is built and when Gagarin performed his first flight but the most important is that their parents work at the leading enterprise of our country.

Council of Chief Designers RSC Energia: Council of Chief Designers
August 29, 2019 More...

RSC Energia (which is included in State Corporation Roscosmos) held a session of the Council of Chief Designers for the Russian Segment (RS) of the International Space Station (ISS).
Director General of RSC Energia Nikolai Sevastianov talked about the tasks for prelaunch processing of the Soyuz MS-15 Crew Transportation Spacecraft (CTS) on the Soyuz-FG launch vehicle and the Soyuz MS-14 spacecraft readiness to complete its mission. He noted that in will be a completing manned launch from the Gagarins launch pad of the Baikonur launch site. The subsequent manned flights of the Soyuz MS spacecraft are planned to be performed by the Soyuz-2.1a LV from launch pad No. 31.

Important Anniversaries of the Corporation

September 21, 2019 - 70th anniversary of launching rocket R-2E. Experimental testing of new rocket R-2 systems.

September 12, 2019 - 60 years from the date of launching interplanetary station Luna-2. It was the world's first achievement when the Moon's surface had been reached and the streamer bearing the State Emblem of the USSR had been delivered. Moon landing was accomplished on September 14. Solar wind was discovered and its first direct investigations were conducted.

September 6, 2019 - 20 years from the date of launching telecommunication satellite Yamal-100.


September 25, 2019
LV Soyuz-2.1a with SC Soyuz MS-15 is planned
August 22, 2019
LV Soyuz-2.1a with SC Soyuz MS-14 is launched



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