Journey on the famous Baikonur Cosmodrome

Journey on the famous Baikonur Cosmodrome

"Baikonur" cosmodrome located in Kazakhstan and is the first and the world's largest space center. More than half of the world's space launches took place here. And when the program eliminated the American "shuttles" Russia is the only country in the world that sends people into space.

Journey on the famous Baikonur Cosmodrome

Start of construction "Baikonur" started February 12, 1955 and was fully completed in 1957. However, after the collapse of the Soviet Union in the early 1990s Baikonur Kazakhstan retired and now leased by Russia until

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In pictures: the construction of the cosmodrome East

In the closed Uglegorsk the construction of facilities of the future spaceport.

The construction of roads cosmodrome "East": a device produced a temporary bypass road Uglegorsk — Industrial-1, works on clearing the right of way. At the site of industrial production base is construction of motor transport, storage of construction materials, water intake structures.

The technique works on the construction of the launch complex: in the first construction site bulldozer Spetsstroy Russia are developing pit for launch facilities, landfilling is special railway tracks. On-site technical complex Baikonur is mixing concrete foundations for the

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In pictures: the construction of the space rocket complex Angara at the cosmodrome Plesetsk

The cosmodrome "Plesetsk" (Arkhangelsk region). Based unified space rocket complex "Angara" rocket launches for light, medium and heavy classes, which announced the creation of a special task of national importance.

June 4, 2013

The commissioning of the CBC "Angara" is scheduled for the 1st half of 2014, which is fully consistent with the deadline.  

June 4, 2013

Student teams went for the construction of the cosmodrome East

This year, the Moscow students have the opportunity to participate in one of the most ambitious projects of the country — in the construction of the cosmodrome "East" in the Amur region. Leaders of the Moscow State University of Civil Engineering (MGRS), in the framework of existing agreements with the Far Eastern branch Spetsstroy Russia, sent 59 students to the object.

Involve young people at the sites launch complex "Soyuz-2". In the ranks of the young builders of 16 girls. They will work with the technical documentation, which requires a large amount of support for all phases of

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Recent photos of the cosmodrome East satellite Canopus-V

At the forum "News of Cosmonautics" appeared fresh photos construction of the cosmodrome "East" made satellite "Canopus-V".

General appearance:

 

With the large increase:

Clearly visible foundation launch pad for ROP such as "Union" ("Soyuz-2" will be launched here in the first place), and the foundations of the assembly and test facility with associated facilities.

And for dessert, a photo with the aircraft:

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With the Plesetsk cosmodrome carrier rocket Soyuz-2.1b

November 28 at 12:00 MSK 25 minutes from Launch Complex 43 pad of Plesetsk cosmodrome by the crews of the Space Forces, with the participation of specialists aerospace industry, the launch of a space rocket "Soyuz-2.1b" with the upper stage "Fregat" and navigation spacecraft (SC) "Glonass-M" (JSC "ISS them. Academician Reshetnev"). In accordance with cyclogram launch a spacecraft to the target orbit separation «Glonass-M" from the upper stage is scheduled for 15 hours 57 minutes MSK.

 Photo source:uralinform.ru

Saw the launch of the head of Russian Federal Space Agency, who arrived the day before in the framework of

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With the Plesetsk cosmodrome carrier rocket rumble with three dual-purpose machines

Russia today opened a new space year.

Spacecraft "Cosmos" series of dual-use in orbit.

Booster easy class "rumble" was created as part of the conversion program on the basis of a release from service of an intercontinental ballistic missile RS-18. "Roar" consists of a block of accelerators in the transport and launch container, which includes the first and second stages, the space head part. As part of the latter — the upper stage "Breeze-KM", fairing, the transitional system, the intermediate compartment and the payload bay.

The first launch of

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The cosmodrome Plesetsk in preparation for the launch of the Angara

Space Forces at the launch site "Plesetsk" preparing to launch an easy modification of the carrier rocket "Angara", told journalists on official Defense Ministry spokesman Col. Alexei Zolotukhin.

In the framework of the federal target program "Development of the Russian space centers for 2006-2015" Plesetsk space center in full swing working on construction and reconstruction of the launch and technical complex CBC "Angara" and technical complex for training military spacecraft.

"At the Plesetsk space center is the creation and development of advanced space rocket Soyuz-2 and Angara built on modern domestic base and to ensure the

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In JSC Information Satellite Systems Academician MF Reshetnev made a shipping container for spacecraft

In JSC "ISS", a new container for the transport of satellites

In JSC "Information Satellite Systems" Academician MF Reshetnev "made a shipping container for spacecraft medium and heavy.

The container is designed to move the spacecraft in Baikonur "cosmodrome". Due to the design features in it possible to maintain the required temperature and humidity with the temperature control unit train. The container of this class will be used at the cosmodrome "Baikonur" for the first time. The new container has been successfully tested in the changing rooms of JSC "ISS" in rail unit. Checks confirmed its compliance

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Electrozavod shipped transformers cosmodrome Plesetsk

Holding company "Electrozavod" has shipped two transformers that will be installed at the facilities of power supply cosmodrome "Plesetsk", the press service of the company "Electrozavod."

Transformers are designed and manufactured at the production complex of the holding company "Electrozavod" in Moscow. Technical parameters, reliability, ease of installation and operation they conform to national and international standards, the report said.

Activities for technological improvement of power cosmodrome "Plesetsk" provides targeted program of Russian space centers, 2006-2015. The first phase of expanding the Baikonur launch pad is scheduled to be introduced in 2011. Completion of connecting all the

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