Progress MS-05 after first 24 hours in space

Yesterday Progress MS-05 robotic cargo spacecraft was delivered to orbit by Soyuz-U rocket from Baikonur Cosmodrome. It was probably last time when we could see Soyuz-U as launch vehicle during mission of Progress spacecraft.  This time there was no problems and Soyuz-U perfectly reach assumed altitude and deployed Progress MS-05 spacecraft. It is worth to remind […]

Progress MS-04 – reasons of anomaly.

Do not praise the day before the sunset – this phrase will be surely remembered by Dmitry Rogozin, Deputy Prime Minister of Russia, who said on November 29, 2016: “The Russian space industry has made a significant breakthrough in the creation of advanced technologies after overcoming a series of defeats, hurtful accidents and catastrophes and […]

Two cargo spacecrafts docked to ISS !

Russian cargo spacecraft Progress MS-05 docked successfully to International Space Station today after lasting for 48 hours space journey which started from Baikonur Cosmodrome. It delivered to International Space Station 2.5 t of supplies.  To remind Progress MS-05 reached space on 22 February on the top of the Soyuz-U. Docking was planned after rendezvous with ISS […]

Anomaly of the 3rd stage still most possible explonation of MS-04 disaster

According to Mission Control Center specialists, still most possible explanation for disaster of Progress MS-04 cargo spacecraft is problem with third stage of Soyuz-U rocket. To remind, spacecraft exploded after 382 seconds of flight on December 1, 2016. TASS news agency quotes official statement given by Mission Control Center of Roscosmos, evaluating as most  possible […]

Buying rockets like cars – new ULA website already working

If You have around $109 million do not hesitate to enter rocketbuilder.com website and order today your Atlas V from United Launch Alliance – reliable partner You can trust ! These should be a motto for United Launch Alliance; company has just opened new website, where everyone is able to configure own Atlas V rocket […]

Surprising problems during MS-04 mission – Progress lost !

Mission of the Progress MS-04 showed, that even routine mission could bring unpredicted problems. Mission was planned as regular supply flight with fourth from the latest generation of Progress cargo spacecrafts combined with proven and reliable Soyuz-U rocket. Launch was scheduled to be conducted from legendary Gagarin’s Start (Launch Site 5/1) at Baikonur Cosmodrome. Soyuz-U […]

Soyuz-U/Progress MS-04 already rolled out !

Everything is ready – tomorrow launch of Soyuz-u rocket with Progress MS-04 on atop is closing with every hour. Penultimate cargo mission to International Space Station is progressing according to schedule. Yesterday long for 46 m and weighing 313 tons rocket was rolled out from MIK-112 Launcher Integration Facility, where integration process between rocket and […]

Progress MS-03 launched !

Russian robotic spacecraft Progress MS-03 was launched successfully from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan yesterday at 21:41 GMT. Roscosmos conducted second launch with cargo robotic spacecraft Progress-MS yesterday. It was penultimate Russian resupply mission to International Space Station and second flight of Progress-MS spacecraft in 2016. First mission of upgraded Progress started with launch on December 21, […]