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Soyuz MS-05 already tomorrow!

Roscosmos confirmed officially that Soyuz-FG rocket with Soyuz spacecraft was already rolled out at Baikonur Cosmodrome and are waiting for launch planned for tomorrow. Soyuz-FG was rolled out yesterday on July 26 from assembly facility, to the launch Pad 1 known better as Gagarin’s Start. Rocket was delivered horizontally on special railed platform and next it was raised to horizontal Continue Reading The post Soyuz MS-05 already tomorrow! appeared first on SpaceFlights. [...]

First Russian 3D printed satellite checked before deplyment by ISS crew members

First in the history of Russian space industry satellite fully printed on 3D printed soon will be deployed from International Space Station. The Tomsk-TPU-120 satellite was delivered to ISS in Spring 2016 and it seems that it finally will be deployed. Yesterday, on Monday July 24, crew members begun to prepare Tomsk to deployment planned for August 17, 2017. TPU-120, Continue Reading The post First Russian 3D printed satellite checked before deplyment by ISS crew members appeared first on SpaceFlights. [...]

First Russian 3D printed satellite checked before deplyment by ISS crew members

First in the history of Russian space industry satellite fully printed on 3D printed soon will be deployed from International Space Station. The Tomsk-TPU-120 satellite was delivered to ISS in Spring 2016 and it seems that it finally will be deployed. Yesterday, on Monday July 24, crew members begun to prepare Tomsk to deployment planned for August 17, 2017. TPU-120, Continue Reading The post First Russian 3D printed satellite checked before deplyment by ISS crew members appeared first on SpaceFlights. [...]

Progress MS-05 leaves International Space Station

Russian cargo spacecraft Progress left International Space Station and ended lasting five months MS-05 resupply mission. Progress MS-05 was launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome on February 22, 2017. Packed with 2.4 t of supplies for crew members performed lasting 48 hours space journey to dock after rendez vous to Pirs nadir docking port on 24 February. Progress delivered 2398 kg of Continue Reading The post Progress MS-05 leaves International Space Station appeared first on SpaceFlights. [...]

TDRS-M launch date is in question

Launch of the latest NASA data relay satellite TDRS-M probably will be delayed. Tracking and Data Relay Satellite, manufactured by Boeing, suffered for serious damage during last preparations before encapsulation last Friday.  Launch was planned originally for 3rd August 2017 and was contracted for United Launch Alliance. ULA decided to use their proven Atlas V rocket and launch weighing over 3450 kg Continue Reading The post TDRS-M launch date is in question appeared first on SpaceFlights. [...]