Unmanned Russian Proton-M rocket explodes and crashes just after launch in Kazakhstan

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Published on Jul 1, 2013

A Russian Proton-M rocket carrying three navigation satellites crashes soon after takeoff from Kazakhstan’s Baikonur Cosmodrome.

The Spectacular footage showed the rocket veering off its trajectory just seconds after its launch at 0638 am (0238 GMT), before erupting into a ball of flames and releasing highly toxic rocket fuel into the air.

The Russian space agency Roskosmos, said the accident caused no damage or casualties.

Valentina Tereshkova: Seagull in Space (RT Documentary)

RussiaToday

Published on Jun 16, 2013

Her father was a tractor driver, her mother a milkmaid. She was an ordinary Soviet girl. After she finished the 7th grade she went to work: first in a tire factory, then at a weaving mill. Soon she joined a parachute club in Yaroslavl. This was the start of her stellar career. Valentina Tereshkova became the first female cosmonaut in space!ttp://on.rt.com/ga41pk

First Lady of Space: Tereshkova’s flight TIMELINEhttp://on.rt.com/lgt351

 

Space Station Cargo Craft Makes Way for Another

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Published on Jun 11, 2013

The Russian ISS Progress 51 cargo ship undocked from the International Space Station’s Zvezda Service Module June 11, clearing the way for the scheduled arrival of the European Space Agency’s “Albert Einstein” Automated Transfer Vehicle to link up to the same port June 15. The Progress 51 craft was launched on April 24 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, and docked to Zvezda on April 26. The Progress will remain in orbit for several days well away from the station to enable Russian ground controllers to conduct engineering tests with the vehicle before it is deorbited to burn up in the Earth’s atmosphere.

 

New ISS Crew Members Welcomed!

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Published on May 28, 2013

A few hours after docking their Soyuz Spacecraft to the Rassvet module on the International Space Station, Expedition 36/37 Soyuz Commander Fyodor Yurchikhin of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos), NASA Flight Engineer Karen Nyberg and Flight Engineer Luca Parmitano of the European Space Agency opened hatches and were greeted by the three crew members who have been on the outpost since late March: station Commander Pavel Vinogradov of Roscosmos, Flight Engineer Chris Cassidy of NASA and Russian Flight Engineer Alexander Misurkin.

NASAtelevision

Published on May 28, 2013

After launching earlier in the day in their Soyuz TMA-09M spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, Expedition 36/37 Soyuz Commander Fyodor Yurchikhin of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos), NASA Flight Engineer Karen Nyberg and Flight Engineer Luca Parmitano of the European Space Agency arrived at the International Space Station following an accelerated six-hour rendezvous, docking their craft to the Rassvet module on the Russian segment of the complex.

Expedition Crew Meets With Russian State Commission and Media

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Published on May 27, 2013

In preparation for launch, the final meeting between the Russian State Commission and the crew of International Space Expedition 36/37 meets in Baikonur Kazakhstan.