KhalifaSat captures high-resolution image of Baikonur Cosmodrome MOSCOW. KAZINFORM KhalifaSat has captured a high-resolution image of the Baikonur Cosmodrome, a spaceport located in an area of southern Kazakhstan where Emirati astronauts Hazza AlMansoori and Sultan AlNeyadi are currently being quarantined ahead of Al Mansouri's launch to the International Space Station on September 25th, WAM reports.
Kazinform correspondent awarded Baikonur city and cosmodrome medal BAIKONUR. KAZINFORM Sara Nurgaliyeva, the correspondent of Kazinform International News Agency, was awarded the medal of the Russia Federation administration of Baikonur city for long-standing fruitful cooperation with the city administration.
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.
Vladimir Putin offers to name launch pad at Baikonur in honor of Nursultan Nazarbayev MOSCOW. KAZINFORM President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin proposed to name the Kazakh-Russian space-rocket complex being built at Baikonur for the launch of Soyuz-6 and Soyuz-5 medium and light heavy carrier rockets in honor of the First President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev, Kazinform learnt from Roscosmos website.
Russia’s new Soyuz-2.1a space rocket to blast off on 1st manned mission in March 2020 YEKATERINBURG. KAZINFORM Russia’s new Soyuz-2.1a rocket will blast off for the first time with a manned spacecraft towards the International Space Station in March 2020, CEO of the Research and Production Association of Automatics (the developer of control systems for Soyuz-2.1a and other carrier rockets) Andrei Misyura said on Friday.
Soyuz-2.1a rocket blasts off from Baikonur to deliver Russian robot to space BAIKONUR SPACE CENTER. KAZINFORM - A Soyuz-2.1a carrier rocket took off from the Baikonur space center in Kazakhstan on Thursday to deliver to the International Space Station (ISS) the Soyuz MS-14 manned spacecraft with a Russian humanoid robot on board, TASS reports.
Russia’s android robot to travel from Baikonur, to stay 4 more days in orbit than planned MOSCOW. KAZINFORM The return of the Soyuz MS-14 spacecraft with the android robot Fedor, which is due to travel to the International Space Station (ISS) on August 22 from Baikonur spaceport, has been rescheduled for September 7, Russia’s State Space Corporation Roscosmos told TASS.
Humanoid robot delivered to Baikonur for spaceflight BAIKONUR. KAZINFORM - On July 23, 2019, Skybot F-850 humanoid robot was delivered to the Baikonur Cosmodrome for preflight preparations. The Skybot F-850 will be delivered to the International Space Station aboard Soyuz MS-14 spacecraft with its launch scheduled for August 2019, the press office of Roscosmos informs.
Soyuz MS-13 docked with ISS BAIKONUR. KAZINFORM Soyuz MS-13 manned spacecraft carrying Roscosmos cosmonaut Alexander Skvortsov, astronauts Luca Parmitano of the European Space Agency and Drew Morgan of NASA onboard, docked with the International Space Station at 01:47 Moscow time (04:47 Nur-Sultan time - editor), Kazinform learnt from TASS.
Soyuz MS-11 spacecraft with 3 ISS crewmembers onboard lands in Kazakhstan KOROLYOV. KAZINFORM The Soyuz MS-11 manned spacecraft with three crewmembers from the International Space Station (ISS) onboard has landed in Kazakhstan in 145 km to the south-east of the city of Zhezkagan, Russia's Mission Control Center said on Tuesday.
Launch of Spektr-RG space observatory delayed to backup date BAIKONUR. KAZINFORM The launch of the Proton-M carrier rocket equipped with the DM-03 upper stage, which is planned to deliver the Spektr-RG space observatory to orbit, has been delayed to a backup date, Russia's Roscosmos State Space Corporation said in a statement on Friday.