Progress MS-13 space freighter blasts off from Baikonur spaceport MOSCOW. KAZINFORM A Soyuz-2.1a carrier rocket with a Progress MS-13 resupply ship blasted off from launch site No. 31 of the Baikonur cosmodrome, Russia’s Roscosmos state space corporation reported in a live broadcast on its website on Friday.
PM opens forum «Space Days in Kazakhstan: Baikonur – the cradle of world cosmonautics» NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Prime Minister Askar Mamin attended the opening of the forum «Space Days in Kazakhstan: Baikonur – the Cradle of the World Cosmonautics», Kazinform has learnt from the prime minister’s press service.
New satellites can be built under Kazakhstan’s leadership – Lionel Champeaud NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – A delegation of France’s Airbus Defence and Space (AD&S) that has been Kazakhstan’s strategic partner in space industry for the past 10 years is expected to partake in the international forum The Space Days in Kazakhstan on November 12-13. On the eve of the forum Kazinform correspondent sat down with Lionel Champeaud, Vice President Central Europe, Russia, Central Asia, Baltics, Caucasus, Airbus Defence Space, to talk about Airbus-Kazakhstan cooperation.
The International Space Station Russian state space corporation Roscosmos MOSCOW. KAZINFORM Specialists of Russia’s Mission Control Center will carry out a maneuver on November 8 to raise by 800 meters the average altitude of the International Space Station (ISS), the Central Research Institute of Machine-Building (TsNIIMash) told TASS on Friday.
Satellites launched atop Russia’s Proton-M rocket put into designated orbits MOSCOW. KAZINFORM Two commercial satellites, Europe’s Eutelsat-5WB and US MEV-1, launched atop the Proton-M carrier rocket on Wednesday, were put into their designated orbits on Thursday, the International Launch Services (ILS) said on Twitter.
Russia’s state commission greenlights Proton rocket’s launch with 2 foreign satellites MOSCOW. KAZINFORM Russia’s state commission has made a decision on the readiness of a Proton-M carrier rocket for its scheduled launch with two foreign satellites from the Baikonur Cosmodrome on Wednesday, the State Space Corporation Roscosmos reported on its Twitter.
Hazza Al Mansoori returns to Earth after successful mission aboard ISS DUBAI. KAZINFORM Hazza Al Mansoori, the first Emirati astronaut, along with astronauts Nick Hague and Aleksey Ovchinin, returned to Earth safely, after completing his eight-day scientific mission aboard the International Space Station, ISS. The hatch closing of the Soyuz MS-12 took place at 08:20 UAE time, WAM reports.
Soyuz MS-15 spacecraft with three crewmembers put in orbit BAIKONUR. KAZINFORM Russia’s manned spacecraft Soyuz MS-15 carrying a crew of three to the International Space Station has separated from the third stage of the Soyuz-FG rocket and begun an autonomous flight to the ISS, the announcer at the command center said.
WAM Report: What is ISS and why Al Mansoori's spaceflight a UAE milestone ABU DHABI. KAZINFORM The world's attention will be set towards UAE Mission 1 to the International Space Station, ISS, on 25th September, as Emirati prime astronaut Hazza Al Mansoori carries out a historic mission on board the Soyuz MS-15 spacecraft.
Record-breaking number of visitors to come for Soyuz-FG launch MOSCOW. KAZINFORM The record-breaking number of guests - about 1,000 - will attend the launch of the Soyuz-FG carrier rocket scheduled for September 25. These are tourists and representatives for delegations and the mass media, a representative for Baikonur Cosmodrome told TASS on Monday.
Emirati astronauts raise UAE flag in Baikonur before taking it to space BAIKONUR. KAZINFORM Emirati astronauts, Hazzaa Al Mansoori and Sultan Al Neyadi, raised the UAE flag during the flag-raising ceremony held for the countries participating in the mission to the International Space Station, ISS, including the UAE, Russia, and the United States, WAM reports.