Soyuz Spacecraft Current Affairs, GK & News

Russian Docking Module Arrives at ISS

On November 26, 2021, a Russian cargo craft carrying a new docking module was successfully connected with the International Space Station (ISS), following a two-day space journey. Key Points The new spherical module is named Prichal (Pier) was docked with the orbiting outpost. It comprises of six docking ports. The module will allow potential future expansion of ..

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Russia to Launch 40 Satellites in March 2021

The space industry of Russia announced that the country is going to launch 40 satellites into orbit from 18 different countries of the world in March 2021. Highlights The satellites will be launched using the Soyuz-2 carrier rocket. It was also informed in the November 2020 that the space industry will blast off the Soyuz-2.1 ..

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Russia’s Energia plans to take First Tourist on Space Walk in 2023

On 25th June 2020, Russian Company- S.P. Korolev Rocket and Space Corporation Energia (also known as RSC Energia) has announced that it will take the first tourist for a spacewalk in 2023. The announcement came after RSC Energia has signed a deal with Space Adventures (space tourism company in the United States). RSC Energia is ..

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Soyuz Spacecraft Successfully reach ISS

Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying  NASA Astronaut Nick Hague and Christina Koch, and Cosmonaut (Russian Crew members are called as a cosmonaut) Alexey Ovchinin successfully docked International Space Station. Soyuz Spacecraft Soyuz is a Russian Spacecraft carries people and supplies to and from the space station. Soyuz Spacecraft also function as lifeboats and one Soyuz spacecraft is always docked ..

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