ISS-64 mission


ISS crew:

Commander -
Sergey Ryzhikov
Flight engineers:
Sergey Kud-Sverchkov
Kathleen Rubins
Michael Hopkins
Victor Glover
Shannon Walker
Soichi Noguchi




Roscosmos cosmonauts completed their work in open space and returned to the ISS
November 19, 2020

Roscosmos cosmonauts completed their work in open space and returned to the ISS The egress hatch on the docking compartment of the Poisk module is successfully closed, Roscosmos cosmonauts Sergei Ryzhikov and Sergey Kud-Sverchkov have completed the 47th planned spacewalk (EVA-47). They performed a number of activities to install equipment on the outer surface of the ISS. The egress hatch on the Poisk docking compartment was closed at 01:01:00 Moscow Time on November 19, 2020. The duration of the extravehiclular activity was 6 hours and 47 minutes.

55th anniversary of the launch of Venera-3 interplanetary probe 55th anniversary of the launch of Venera-3 interplanetary probe
November 16, 2020 More...

On November 16, 1965, a four-stage launch vehicle Molniya-M lifted off from Baikonur launch site carrying an interplanetary probe Venera-3 towards Venus. Venera-3 became the worlds first man-made object to reach the surface of another planet.
Venera-2 and Venera-3 probes were the last vehicles to fly in the 3MV series of standardized spacecraft developed in 1962-1964 at OKB-1 (now known as S.P.Korolev RSC Energia) for deep space exploration.

ISS orbit raised by 1.1 km ISS orbit raised by 1.1 km
November 13, 2020 More...

On November 12, 2020, in accordance with the mission plan of the International Space Station, a scheduled correction of its orbit was performed. To this end, the thrusters of the cargo transportation spacecraft Progress MS-14, which is attached to the propulsion section of the Zvezda module, were automatically fired at 22:50 Moscow Time.

Nauka module testing continues Nauka module testing continues
November 3, 2020 More...

At the testing facilities of the Baikonur launch site, specialists from affiliates of the State Corporation Roscosmos continue testing the new Nauka module for the International Space Station. Currently, out of the 754 checks that the module is supposed to pass prior to launch, 306 have been completed as per the daily schedule of factory checkout tests.

20 years of the ISS flying in manned mode 20 years of the ISS flying in manned mode
November 2, 2020 More...

On November 2000 manned transportation spacecraft Soyuz TM-31 docked with the Service Module Zvezda of the International Space Station (ISS). On that day, the international crew of the first expedition started their work in orbit, which ushered in 20 years of continuous operation of the ISS in manned mode.

The crew of Soyuz MS-16 is back home The crew of Soyuz MS-16 is back home
October 22, 2020 More...

Crew members of the manned spacecraft Soyuz MS-16, which undocked today from the International Space Station on October 22, 2020 at 02:32 Moscow Time, have successfully returned to Earth at 05:54:12 Moscow Time. All the operations associated with the descent from orbit and landing went normally. Roscosmos cosmonauts Anatoli Ivanishin and Ivan Vagner, and the NASA astronaut Christopher Cassidy feel well.

50th anniversary of the launch of the lunar probe Zond 8 50th anniversary of the launch of the lunar probe Zond 8
October 20, 2020 More...

On October 20, 1970, a heavy launch vehicle Proton-K lifted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome carrying the spacecraft 7K-1L No.14 towards the Moon. The successful launch of the spacecraft, which was given the post-launch name of Zond-8, completed our countrys unmanned program of developmental tests in preparation for a manned circumlunar mission.

Anniversary turned Remembrance Day Anniversary turned Remembrance Day
October 20, 2020 More...

October 15 marks 65 years since the birth of Evgeny Anatolyevich Mikrin.
General designer/first deputy general director of the Corporation, general designer for manned space systems of Russia, a member of the Scientific and Technical Council of the Military-Industrial Commission of the Russian Federation, academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences Evgeni Anatolievich Mikrin. He earned all his positions, titles and awards while working at Energia, where he lived through almost forty difficult and happy years of an exciting and disappointingly short life!

Soyuz MS-17 docked with ISS First time it only took 3 hours: Soyuz MS-17 docked with ISS
October 14, 2020 More...

At 11:48:50 Moscow Time, just a little bit more than three hours after its lift-off, the Soyuz MS-17 spacecraft completed a normal docking with the Rassvet module of the Russian Segment of the International Space Station. It was the worlds first docking with the ISS of a manned spacecraft that had completed just two orbits around Earth. In addition to this, a new record was established for flights to the International Space Station the total time from Soyuz MS-17 to docking was 3 hours and 3 minutes. The previous record had been set by the cargo spacecraft Progress MS-15, which took 3 hours and 18 minutes.

Soyuz MS-17 is launched to the ISS Soyuz MS-17 is launched to the ISS
October 14, 2020 More...

Today, on October 14, 2020 at 08:45 Moscow time launch vehicle Soyuz-2.1a with Soyuz MS-17 manned transportation spacecraft was launched from Pad 31 of the Baikonur Launch Site. On the ninth minute of the flight the spacecraft normally separated from the third stage and entered a target near-earth orbit.

Important Anniversaries of the Corporation

December 3, 2020 - 55 years since the launch of automatic station Luna-8.

December 1, 2020 - 60 years since the launch of the third satellite-spacecraft of the Vostok type with dogs Pchelka and Mushka.

November 28, 2020 - 30 years since the day when the results of research conducted on the Mir Orbital Station for the first time were returned to the ground using recovery ballistic capsule Raduga.

November 25, 2020 - 70 years since putting rocket R-1 into service.



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