Russia’s Proton-M rocket with foreign satellites blasts off from Baikonur spaceport MOSCOW. KAZINFORM A Proton-M carrier rocket with a Breeze-M booster blasted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan to deliver a European Eutelsat-5WB and a US MEV-1 satellite into orbit, according to an online broadcast on the website of Russia’s State Space Corporation Roscosmos, TASS reports.
Russia’s sample mission to Moon scheduled for 2026-2027 MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - Russia’s Luna-28 mission to deliver samples of the Moon soil to the Earth is tentatively scheduled for launch in 2026-2027, the director of the Space Research Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS), Lev Zeleny, told TASS.
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.
NASA Astronaut visits Kazakh National Space Center NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The Space Week 2019 is celebrated worldwide with lots of interesting activities. The theme of the World Space Week 2019 The Moon: Gateway to the Stars is dated to the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 and the first human step on the Moon.
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.
NASA information center likely to be opened in Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM This was announced at the first international conference on «Monitoring land changes. Water-energy and food security and sustainable development in Central Asia and the Caucasus» which takes place these days in the capital of Kazakhstan, Kazinform learnt from the press service of the Ministry of Digital Development, Innovations and Aerospace Industry.
Russia’s Khrunichev center to make 11 Proton-M rockets before their production stops MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - Russia’s Khrunichev Center will manufacture 11 more Proton-M carrier rockets before their production is stopped and the project is closed, the center’s Director General Alexei Varochko told TASS on Tuesday.
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.
MS-14 spacecraft’s 2nd attempt to dock to ISS scheduled for August 27 MOSCOW. KAZINFORM Russia’s Soyuz MS-14 spacecraft with the android robot Fedor on its board will make a second attempt to dock to the International Space Station (ISS) in the morning of August 27, the federal space agency Roscosmos reported on Sunday according to TASS.
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.
NASA's TESS mission discovers three new worlds NUR-SULTAN - LOS ANGELES - NASA's newest planet hunter, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), has discovered three new worlds -- one slightly larger than Earth and two of a type not found in our solar system -- orbiting a nearby star, according to the U.S. space agency, Xinhua has learned.
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.
Republican Centre for Space Communication, Intelsat GS&M sign coop agrt NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM JSC Republican Centre for Space Communication of the Aerospace Committee of the Ministry of Digital Development, Innovations and Aerospace Industry and Intelsat Global Sales & Marketing Ltd (Intelsat GS&M) signed an agreement on cooperation, Kazinform correspondent reports.
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.