Descent capsule with ISS crewmembers lands in Kazakhstan

The descent capsule of the Russian Soyuz MS-05 spacecraft with three crewmembers of the International Space Station (ISS) has landed in Kazakhstan’s steppe 147 km southeast of the city of Zhezkazgan, Russia’s Flight Control Center …

Russia to launch 15 rockets from Baikonur

Russia plans 23 space launches next year, eight of them from homegrown launch pads, the Deputy Prime Minister and head of the Roscosmos state space corporation supervisory committee Dmitry Rogozin said. "Fifteen …

Russia launches first rocket from Vostochny cosmodrome

Russia launched its inaugural rocket from the Vostochny cosmodrome on April 28 at 05:01am Moscow time, Reuters reports. An unmanned Soyuz-2.1A rocket carrying three satellites (Lomonosov, Aist-2D and SamSat-218) roared off into a sky …

Baikonur prepares to receive tourists

Tourist flows have started to be formed in Baikonur, the acting general director of the center for exploitation of space ground-based infrastructure Rano Dzuraev said. All the tour operators involved were chosen by Roskosmos. …