Previous Launch(es)
Date: February 16, 2016
Launch Vehicle: Rockot
Payload: Sentinel 3A
Launch Site: Plesetsk

Date: March 14, 2016
Launch Vehicle:Proton M
Launch Site:Baikonur

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On 12 April, to celebrate the 55th anniversary of the first manned space flight, the Violet Metro Line launched a new train. Its exterior is decorated with images of the starry sky, planets and space hardware. Khrunichev specialists were on hand, observing the Space train inauguration and enjoying the status of the jubilee train first passengers.
Under the program to mark the 55th anniversary of first human space flight called "Gagarin. Let's go!", a thematic photographic exhibition From Baikonur to Vostochny has opened at the Vystavochnaya station of the Moscow Metro. The opening ceremony was attended by the Khrunichev Space Center specialists.
Twenty years ago, the Proton K Launch Vehicle became the first Russian rocket to enter the global commercial launch services market.
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Its been a long journey getting the first ExoMars mission to the launch pad, but thanks to the hard work and dedication of our international teams, a new era of Mars exploration is now within our reach, says Johann-Dietrich Woerner, ESAs Director General. I am grateful to our Russian partner, who have given this mission the best possible start today. Now we will explore Mars together. Igor Komarov, General Director of the Roscosmos State Space Corporation, adds, Only the process of collaboration produces the best technical solutions for great research results. Roscosmos and ESA are confident of the missions success.
International Launch Services (ILS) and Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L) the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services have agreed to a future launch of an Inmarsat satellite on board an ILS Proton from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.Kirk Pysher, President of ILS said, We are honored to be considered by Inmarsat as the launch services provider for one of their future missions. We thank Inmarsat for their continued trust and support in Proton over 20 years and look forward to supporting the next mission and launch and providing Inmarsat with timely access to space.
Government Awards
Lenins Award
Award of Red Banner of Labour
Award of October Revolution
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