Russian ambassador urges NATO to abandon military domination policyRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 30, 21:05
Three Russian cities interested in hosting 2023 Basketball World ChampionshipSport March 30, 21:02
White House gives no specific dates for Russian-US summitWorld March 30, 20:23
United Arab Emirates shows interest in Russian helicoptersBusiness & Economy March 30, 20:19
NATO secretary general says ceasefire in Donbass works only on paperWorld March 30, 19:47
Putin not against Russian businessman Deripaska speaking to US Congress about ManafortRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 30, 18:55
Russian space rocket center receives first tested engines for Soyuz spacecraftScience & Space March 30, 18:42
Ukrainian president orders to implement ceasefire starting from April 1World March 30, 18:41
Google agrees with basic terms of amicable agreement with Russian anti-trust regulatorBusiness & Economy March 30, 18:18
The Soyuz rocket will place into orbit two Galileo satellites of the European Space Agency (ESA).
“The launch of the Soyuz-ST-B carrier rocket with the Fregat-MT upper stage and ESA’s two Galileo FOC satellites is scheduled for 16:31pm, Moscow time on August 31,” Roscosmos said.
The space agency added that the preparations were going on schedule. Autonomous tests of the rocket control system and final operations after the fuelling of the upper stage are planned for Friday, in particular. Roscosmos said that on Thursday that the third stage unit was mated with the carrier rocket package and the upper stage fuelling was carried out.
Russian specialists have also prepared the systems and units of the launch facility’s technological equipment set for receiving the carrier rocket.