Launch ILV “Soyuz-FG” with a cluster of spacecraft

Start a space rocket “Soyuz-FG” with a cluster of spacecraft (SC) – Russian “Kanopus-In” and MCA-FCI (“Zond-PP”), Belarus BKA, «TET-1″ (Germany) and «ADS- 1B »(Canada).


Russia’s Soyuz successfully launched from Baikonur

Russia’s Soyuz rocket carrying five satellites on board was launched from the Baikonur space center in Kazakhstan on July 22nd, 2012.


Cosmonaut Training in Preparation for the May Launch of “Altair”

In the Cosmonaut Training Center Gagarin. Cosmonauts complete training of the crew, who will fly to the ISS in mid-May on the  “Soyuz TMA-04M” – Altair Mission.

Named after Altair is the brightest star in the constellation Aquila.

The crew commander Gennady Padalka, a former Air Force officer. The most experienced. This will be his 4th […]

Expedition 30 Commander Dan Burbank of NASA, Russian Soyuz Commander Anton Shkaplerov and Flight Engineer Anatoly Ivanishin were greeted in a traditional ceremony at the airport in Kustanai, Kazakhstan on April 27, 2012, hours after landing in their Soyuz TMA-22 spacecraft on the steppe of Kazakhstan. After the ceremony, the crew split up, with Shkaplerov […]

Launch of the ILV Soyuz-U with Progress M-THC 15M

April 20 at 16.50 Moscow time, in accordance with the flight program with the International Space Station Launch Complex 31 area Baikonur launched cargo spacecraft “Progress M-15M.”

After the third stage of full-time branch of the launch vehicle, THC, “Progress M-15M” launched to orbit an artificial satellite of the Earth and adopted by the management […]

Rollout of the Soyuz-U Progress M THC-15M

April 18, 2012 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome the rollout of the space rocket (ILV) “Soyuz-U” to transport cargo vehicle (THC), “Progress M-15M.” 

Rollout of a space rocket “Soyuz-U” to transport cargo vehicle “Progress M -15M “is scheduled for April 20.

Russia Launches Progress Freighter to Space Station

Russia Launches Progress Space Freighter to Space Station

06:57 26/01/2012 MOSCOW, January 26 (RIA Novosti)

A Russian Soyuz-U launch vehicle carrying the Progress M-14M cargo spacecraft has been launched toward the International Space Station (ISS) from the Baikonur space center, Russia’s Mission Control said on Thursday.

Launch of “Soyuz-U” with THC “Progress M14M”

The Soyuz rocket with […]

Success – Soyuz-2-1A Rocket Launch

A Soyuz 2-1A Rocket Launched on December 28 at 21.09 Moscow time from Launch Complex 31 area at the Baikonur Cosmodrome,

From ROSCOSMOS (translated) – starting businesses calculations of rocket-space industry in Russia is made ​​of space rocket launch (RKN) “Soyuz-2.1a” with the upper block (RB) “Frigate”, designed for launching into orbit of the […]

Russian Space Agency to report on recent failures on Thursday

MOSCOW, December 27 (Itar-Tass) —— Russian newly appointed Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin wants to hear a report from the Russian Space Agency on the causes of recent failure on Thursday, December 29.

“On Thursday, I expect a report from top officials from the Russian Space Agency on recent failures,” he said in his Twitter […]

Russian communication satellite crashes shortly after launch

Soyuz-2 carrier rocket © Photo Alexander Morgunov


18:30 23/12/2011

MOSCOW, December 23 (RIA Novosti)

A Meridian satellite that on Friday was launched from the Plesetsk space center in northern Russia on board a Soyuz-2 carrier rocket crashed near the Siberian city of Tobolskminutes after liftoff , a Defense Ministry source said.

“Early information suggests that the […]

Russia’s Soyuz-2.1B carrier rocket orbits Glonass satellite

Russia's Soyuz-2.1B carrier rocket orbits Glonass satellite © RIA Novosti. Oleg Urusov

05:12 03/10/2011 PLESETSK, October 3 (RIA Novosti)

Russia’s Soyuz-2.1B carrier rocket has put into orbit a Glonass-M navigation satellite, Space Forces spokesman Colonel Alexei Zolotukhin said on Monday.

He said the satellite separated from the carrier rocket in line with the schedule […]