The work of the emergency committee to launch THC “Progress M-12M”

:: 08/29/2011    Russian Space Agency and the leadership of enterprises aerospace industry deals with the transfer at a later date landing of manned spacecraft “Soyuz TMA-21” from September 8, 2011 and start of manned spacecraft “Soyuz TMA-22”, scheduled earlier on September 22, as well as continuation of service the International Space Station (ISS).

Progress space freighter destroyed in atmosphere – source / RIA Novosti commentator Alina Chernoivanova

14:17 29/08/2011 MOSCOW, August 29 (RIA Novosti)

Large pieces of the Progress M-12M space freighter have not been discovered because the ship most likely burned up in the Earth’s atmosphere or the third stage of the Soyuz-U carrier rocket exploded, a source in the space industry said on Monday.

“Large pieces of the space freighter have not […]

Briz-M upper-stage fault behind Proton-M launch failure

14:30 30/08/2011 MOSCOW, August 30 (RIA Novosti)

A malfunction of the Briz-M upper-stage rocket reportedly caused the failure of a Proton-M rocket launch two weeks ago, Russian space agency Roscosmos said on Tuesday.

On August 18, a Russian Proton-M rocket lost the prized Express-AM4 satellite that was designed to provide digital television and secure government communications for […]

Accumulation of Russian Space Failures

by Charles P. Vick, Global Security. Org

The difference between the Progress/Soyuz-U verses the Soyuz-FG for Soyuz-TMA is difference mods but it appears to be the basic same system except the Progress/Soyuz-U booster uses the much older 11D55 known as the RD-0110 engine on the third stage as does the Soyuz-FG that uses the same […]

Progress Crash: Fallen Russian spaceship lost supplies for ISS

Emergency crews are searching forests in southern Siberia’s Altay region as they try to locate the unmanned Russian cargo spaceship which crashed on Wednesday. The Progress vessel was ferrying food and fuel to the International Space Station when it fell back down to earth.

US “uncertain” after Progress crash as Russia sole ISS provider

Emergency crews are searching forests in southern Siberia’s Altay region as they try to locate the unmanned Russian cargo spaceship which crashed on Wednesday. The Progress vessel was ferrying food and fuel to the International Space Station when it fell back down to earth.

Russian cargo spacecraft Progress M12-M crashes in Siberia

The unmanned Russian cargo spaceship Progress has crashed in eastern Siberia after failing to reach its target orbit. It launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Wednesday morning and was due to dock at the International Space Station on Friday.

Failure to start “Progress M-12M”

August 24 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome launch was made carrier rocket “Soyuz-U” with the cargo ship “Progress M-12M.” However, at 320 seconds into flight emergency disconnected engines installed booster. The result was a drop in the spacecraft “Progress M-12M” with 2.6 tons of payload on board, destined for the crew to the ISS. Fragments of the ship, not […]

Start Soyuz-U launch vehicle with Progress M-THC 12M (HD)

Last Week’s Progress 44 – Launch – August 24nd, 2011

August 24, 2011 during the start of the launch vehicle “Soyuz-U” to transport cargo vehicle “Progress M-12M” in the course of the third stage at 325 seconds into the flight there was a violation of the LV propulsion system, which led to its crash shut […]

Start Soyuz-U launch vehicle with Progress M-THC 12M

Last Week’s Progress 44 – Launch – August 24nd, 2011

August 24, 2011 during the start of the launch vehicle “Soyuz-U” to transport cargo vehicle “Progress M-12M” in the course of the third stage at 325 seconds into the flight there was a violation of the LV propulsion system, which led to its crash shut […]