Three cosmonauts dismissed from active service in Roscosmos

Recently three cosmonauts received dismiss from active service in Roscosmos. According to official announcement given yesterday by Roscosmos State Corporation, three Cosmonauts will not anymore participate in Russian space program. Two were dismissed due the medical reasons and one resigned for his request. These trio are Sergei Volkov, Alexander Samokutyayev and Sergei Revin. Decision was announced and […]

International Space Station maneuver before next docking planned on 17th February

Necessary maneuver of ISS before next docking of Soyuz TMA-20M is planned for 17th February 2016. It was announced on 1 February 2016 that ISS would change its orbit due the planned for March series of activities with visiting spacecrafts. Maneuver will start on 17 February 2016, commands will be sent from RKA Mission Control Center placed in Korolyov, […]

First Russian EVA in 2016 succcessful !

Two Russian ISS crew members: Sergey Volkov and Yuri Malenchenko performed today second spacewalk in 2016. This time two Russian cosmonauts were guest stars in NASA TV during 193th spacewalk (42th performed by Russian ISS crew members) performed on International Space Station. Dressed in Orlan space suits Lt. Col. Sergey Volkov and Col. Yuri Malenchenko entered outer […]