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Offline Olaf

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Russian spacewalk(VKD 45)
« on: 12/26/2017 09:57 AM »
http://www.gctc.ru/main.php?id=4050
EVA training
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In the hydro-training complex (swimming pool) of the Cosmonaut Training Center named after Yu.A. Gagarin started special tests in the interests of VCD-45. The main task of the planned spacewalk is the installation of scientific equipment on the outer surface of the ISS RS within the framework of the Russian-German ICARUS experiment, whose purpose is to study and obtain data on the global migration of animals and birds, as well as experimental testing of scientific equipment onboard the ISS RS for further use on automatic space vehicles.
The scientific data that will be obtained as a result of the experiment are designed to help solve various environmental problems, study climate change, preserve biodiversity, control the spread of invasive species and infectious diseases, prevent catastrophic events, and ensure air traffic safety.
In the process of work, the testers and divers of the CPC together with the specialists of SPKorolev RSC Energia. Korolev worked on the installation of scientific equipment ICARUS, the deployment of receiving antennas, laying the cable harness and other tasks.
In total, three experiments are planned. In January 2018, the main and backup crews of ISS-55/56 and ISS-56/57 as part of Oleg Artemyev, Alexei Ovchinin, Sergei Prokopiev and Oleg Kononenko will start training on the VKD-45 targets.

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Re: Russian spacewalk(VKD 45)
« Reply #1 on: 12/26/2017 06:13 PM »
That's really a shame.

After three years of work and delay, Hydrolaboratory is still offline ! They have to train in the swimming pool of the sport complex !

A real shame.

See pictures of work here : https://www.kosmonavtika.com/basesorga/tspk/des/hydrolab/hydrolab.html
Nicolas PILLET
Kosmonavtika : The French site on Russian Space

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Re: Russian spacewalk(VKD 45)
« Reply #2 on: 01/10/2018 02:41 PM »
http://www.gctc.ru/main.php?id=4055
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Today, the members of the main crews of the ISS-55/56 and ISS-56/57 Oleg Artemyev and Sergei Prokopyev trained in out-of-vessel activities (VKD-45) in the hydro-training complex (swimming pool) of the Yuri Kosmonov Cosmonaut Training Center. Gagarin. They will have to install a set of equipment for studying the migration of fauna in the framework of the Russian-German experiment ICARUS (International Cooperation for Animal Research Using Space) on the outer surface of the Zvezda service module of the Russian segment of the ISS. using space technologies ").




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Re: Russian spacewalk(VKD 45)
« Reply #3 on: 01/11/2018 12:07 PM »
According to the NK forum VKD-45 will be in the July/August timeframe.
So we can assume, that Artemyev and Prokopyev will take part in this EVA.

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Re: Russian spacewalk(VKD 45)
« Reply #4 on: 02/20/2018 07:43 PM »
According to Artemyev VKD-45 is schedule on August 8th, 2018.
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Re: Russian spacewalk(VKD 45)
« Reply #5 on: 03/28/2018 11:11 AM »
According to http://novosti-kosmonavtiki.ru/news/35923/ both cosmonauts will wear new Orlan-MKS spacesuits.
It is planned to deliver the second one in the summer.

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