Showing posts with label Baikonur. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Baikonur. Show all posts

Sunday, December 17, 2017

New space station crew members are en route after Sunday blastoff

International Space Station
Members of Expedition 54 are on their way to the International Space Station after the Russian Soyuz rocket and spacecraft successfully launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Sunday morning.

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Kazakhstan, Russia agree to develop joint projects at Baikonur launch pad

Baikonur
Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev said on Thursday that he had agreed with Russian President Vladimir Putin to develop the Russian-Kazakh project at the Baikonur launch pad that Russia leases from Kazakhstan to make Kazakhstan a space nation.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Proton-M carrier rocket with Spanish satellite launched from Baikonur Space Center

Proton-M space rocket
A Proton-M heavy-lift carrier rocket with a Spanish Amazonas-5 satellite has been launched from Kazakhstan’s Baikonur Space Center, a TASS correspondent reported from the space pad on Monday.

Thursday, June 08, 2017

Russian Proton-M rocket takes US satellite into orbit (VIDEO)

A Russian heavy-lift Proton-M rocket has been launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome, taking an American communication satellite into space. This is Roscosmos’ first Proton-M launch this year.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Russia launches Soyuz spacecraft with two-men crew to ISS

 Russia on Thursday successfully launched its Soyuz MS-04 spacecraft carrying two astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS), the Russian State Space Corporation Roscosmos said.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Loss of Progress space vehicle probably caused by ‘foreign particles’ in pump

Presence of foreign particles inside the engine’s pump or violations of assembly procedures that occurred in the process of engine’s manufacturing may have been to blame for the loss of the Progress MS-04 cargo space vehicle last December, the Russian space corporation Roscosmos said on Wednesday.

Saturday, December 03, 2016

Fragment of Russian Progress Cargo Spacecraft Found in Siberia

Russian Emergencies Ministry specialists have found a fragment of the Russian Progress MS-04 cargo spacecraft in Siberia, a ministry representative told RIA Novosti on Saturday.

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Saturday, October 17, 2015

Russian Proton-M places Turkish satellite on suborbital path

A Russian Protom-M carries rocket, which was launched late on Friday from the Baikonur space pad in Kazakhstan, has placed its Briz-M booster with a Turkish Turksat 4B satellite to a low suborbital path, Russian Space Agency Roscosmos told TASS on Friday.

Video: Lanzamiento del cohete portador ruso Protón-M con un satélite turco

 La noche de este viernes un cohete portador ruso Protón-M con el satélite de telecomunicaciones turco Turksat 4B será lanzado desde el cosmódromo de Baikonur, en Kazajistán. RT les ofrece la retransmisión en vivo.

Friday, October 02, 2015

Arrimage réussi du cargo russe Progress M-29M à l'ISS (vidéo)

Le cargo Progress M-29M, lancé jeudi, à 16h49 UTC, depuis le cosmodrome de Baïkonour, au Kazakhstan, s'est arrimé dans la nuit de jeudi à vendredi à la Station spatiale internationale (ISS), a annoncé un porte-parole de l'Agence fédérale spatiale russe (Roskosmos).

Progress M-29M cargo spacecraft docks with space station

The Progress M-29M space freighter has docked with the International Space Station (ISS), the Russian Space Agency (Roscosmos) said on Friday.

Monday, September 14, 2015

Russia’s communication satellite Ekspress-AM8 separates from Proton-M rocket

Russia’s Proton-M rocket has put a payload consisting of a DM-03 booster and a Russian communication satellite Ekspress-AM8 into a near-earth orbit, Roscosmos press-service has told TASS.

Friday, September 04, 2015

Wednesday, September 02, 2015

Soyuz spacecraft blasts off from Baikonur Cosmodrome to take new crew to ISS (video RT)

A Russian spacecraft carrying three new crew members is on its way to the International Space Station (ISS) after blasting off safely from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Proton-M Brings Satellite Into Orbit for First Time Since May Accident

The launch of the Proton-M carrier rocket, the first since the May accident, has been successful, a representative of Russian space agency Roscosmos told RIA Novosti early on Saturday.

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Russian spacecraft docks at ISS. US astronaut and Russian cosmonaut will be the first to spend an entire year on the ISS

The spacecraft carrying three people docked Saturday with the International Space Station (ISS), according to a NASA Television broadcast.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Russia Launches Proton-M Rocket with Express-AM6 Telecoms Satellite

Russia launched on Tuesday an Express-series communications satellite on board the Proton-M carrier rocket from the Baikonur space center in Kazakhstan, Federal Space Agency Roscosmos said.
"The launch took place as scheduled at 07.09 p.m. Moscow time [15:09 GMT]," a Roscosmos spokesman told RIA Novosti.
"The separation of the satellite from the Briz-M booster is expected at 04.31 a.m. Moscow time on October 22 [00:31 GMT]," the officil added.

Monday, September 29, 2014

Russia Successfully Places Satellite into Orbit

Russia's rocket Proton has managed to bring its telecommunications satellite called Beam into orbit, Russian space agency Roskosmos has announced.

Beam is expected to help GLONASS, the Russian satellite navigation system of the Russian Aerospace Defense Forces, to improve its precision.

The upgrade will make GLONASS virtually identical to the American GPS, the Russian Times wrote Sunday.

Friday, May 16, 2014

The carrier rocket Proton-M has burnt up in the dense layers of the atmosphere. - Where did fragments of Proton-M fall

The carrier rocket Proton-M, which was launched from Baikonur together with the communications satellite Express-AM4R, has burnt up in the dense layers of the atmosphere, an official of Russia's Federal Space Agency has told Itar-Tass.
"Some small fragments of the rocket could fall onto Earth. An impact area is being ascertained," the space official said. According to the data given by him, the engine of the third stage of the carrier rocket failed at an altitude of 161 km because of deviation of the Proton-M from the flight path. "There was an angle-and-bank error," he said.

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