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Progress MS-08 to be launched to ISS today

Soyuz-2.1a rocket will be launched with Progress MS-08 resupply ship from the Baikonur Cosmodrome today at 11:13 Moscow time, Roscosmos said in a statement. "The launch of the Progress MS-08 cargo spacecraft is scheduled for the …

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Progress MS-08 launch rescheduled for February 13

Launch of Soyuz-2.1a carrier with Progress MS-08 cargo ship was rescheduled for a reserve date of February 13, press service of the space authority, Roskosmos said on Sunday, TASS reports. "During the start, came an order for …

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Azerbaijan to launch another satellite in spring

Azerspace-2 satellite is planned to be launched into orbit in April 2018, the head of Azercosmos OJSC, Rashad Nabiyev, said at a meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers chaired by President Ilham Aliyev and dedicated to the …

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 Skull-shaped asteroid approaching Earth

Asteroid 2015 TB-145, reminiscent of the shape of the skull, is approaching the Earth. The closest rapprochement will occur in November 2018. Astronomers are already preparing for the next fly-by as another opportunity to collect more …

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Soyuz spacecraft docks at ISS

Russia’s spacecraft Soyuz MS-07 carrying a crew of three has docked at the International Space Station in the automatic mode, Mission Control near Moscow said. "The Soyuz MS-07 spacecraft has successfully docked at the ISS in …

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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 …

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 Second Soyuz Rocket launched from Vostochny spaceport

The launch of the Soyuz-2.1b space rocket with a Meteor-M 2.1 spacecraft and the secondary payload of 17 satellites was carried out as scheduled at 8.41 a.m. Moscow Time (5.41 a.m. GMT) today, a spokesman for the Roscosmos space corporation …

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Oleg Kotov: Kerim Kerimov is a legend of space industry

Today the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (ANAS) hosted an international conference in honor of one of the founders of Soviet space program, long-term leader of Soviet cosmonautics, Hero of Socialist Labor, laureate of Lenin and State …

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Russia and US to build moon's first space station

Russia and the United States have agreed to cooperate on a Nasa-led programme to build the first lunar space station, part of a long-term project to send humans to Mars. Russia's space agency Roscosmos said that a cooperation …

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Soyuz MS-04 descent module lands in Kazakhstan

The descent module of Russia’s Soyuz MS-04 spacecraft with three people on board landed in Kazakhstan early on Sunday, the Russian Mission Control center said, TASS reports. "Landing done," a speaker of the Mission …

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Twelve spacecrafts to be launched from Baikonur

12 spacecraft,  including the Kanopus-V-IK satellite for remote sensing of the Earth, will be launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome. The corresponding order was given by the head of the Russian government, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. …

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Cargo spacecraft Progress MS-06 docks to ISS

Russia’s cargo spacecraft Progress MS-06 has automatically docked to the service module Zvezda of the International Space Station, Mission Control near Moscow said. Russian cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin monitored …

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Cosmonaut Viktor Gorbatko passes away

Russian cosmonaut Viktor Gorbatko passed away in Moscow at the age of 82 on Wednesday, a source in the rocket and space industry said. "He felt unwell recently spending the past two weeks in the Mandryka hospital …

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Tefft: US proud of space cooperation with Russia

The US continues space cooperation with Russia, US Ambassador to Russia John Tefft said. "Despite political disagreements, which we are all aware of, we keep working hard to continue the cooperation," said …

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Soyuz-FG Rocket installed at Baikonur launch pad

A Soyuz-FG carrier rocket with a Soyuz MS-04 space freighter was transferred and installed at a launch pad of the Baikonur space center on April 17, Russia's Roscosmos State Corporation said. The launch of the Soyuz MS-04 piloted …

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