Sunday, June 5, 2016
MSK warhead launcher "Rokot" with the Russian geodesic satellite Geo-IK-2 on board separated from the second stage and brought a satellite into an intermediate orbit. Start was done six minutes earlier from
Arkhangelsk region. "Rokot" were created as part of the conversion
program is removed from the weapons of intercontinental ballistic missile
RS-18. Earlier start "Rokot" with Geo-IK-2 on board postponed either
due to technical reasons or organizational (now cannot tell). Launch of the
satellite is planned for May. The device is vegetating at the launch site from
the end of March.
On Monday, June 6, the astronaut Jeffrey Williams enters the first experimental inflatable habitable ISS module BEAM designed to test a new class of residential units planned to be used for the study of long-distance lines (!) Of space for commercial use in low-Earth orbits. May 28
in Saturday, for seven hours filled with air inflatable pilot
residential module manufactured by Bigelow Aerospace (BEAM).
The Beijing University of Aviation and Cosmonautics completed a 370-day experiment to simulate the lives of people on the moon, settin...
United Launch Alliance Company successfully conducted the launch of a rocket Delta IV , which brought with it the WGS-9 satellite for mi...
The following month, the NASA spacecraft "Cassini" will make his 126th and final passage by Saturn's largest moon Titan . ...
The spacecraft SpaceX Dragon US company made a successful soft landing on Earth, splashed down off the coast of southern California nea...