HISTORY OF SPACE ROCKET CENTRE

         
 
 
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28.12.2015 State Committee on flight tests of launch vehicles adopted resolution about completion of flight tests and put into operation the Soyuz-2 LV complex stages 1a and 1b. Results of Soyuz-2 stages 1a and 1b LV flight tests were approved, the flight tests program was considered as completely realized.
21.12.2015 Soyuz-2.1a LV with a new cargo spaceship Progress MS was launched successfully from launch pad N31 of Baikonur spaceport.
17.12.2015 Soyuz-ST LV with two European navigation satellites Galileo was launched successfully from Guiana Space Centre.
15.12.2015 Soyuz-FG LV with Soyuz TMA-19M manned spacecraft was launched successfully from launch pad N1 (Gagarin launch pad) of Baikonur spaceport. The spacecraft delivered to the International Space Station 46/47 expedition crew consist of cosmonaut Yuri Malenchenko (Roscosmos), astronauts Timothy Kopra (NASA) and Timothy Peake (ESA).
01.12.2015 Team from SRC Progress JSC gained the second team place in the II Spartakiad of space-rocket industry devoted to the 70th of the Victory in the Second World War.
05.12.2015 Team from SRC Progress won VI Cup of Russian engineering workers guild on indoor soccer.
05.12.2015 Soyuz-2.1v LV with a spacecraft for the benefit of national security was launched successfully from launch pad N43 of Plesetsk spaceport. Two-stage light weight launch vehicle Soyuz-2.1v was developed and produced at SRC Progress JSC.
18.11.2015 Employees of SRC Progress won XI city-wide competition in professional skills “The Master of Bezymyanka - 2015”. 12 employees from SRC Progress were awarded with the honorary title “Master of Bezymyanka”.
17.11.2015 Soyuz-2.1b ILV with a spacecraft for the benefit of Defense Ministry was launched successfully by an operational crew of the Aerospace Forces from the state testing spaceport Plesetsk.
01.10.2015 Soyuz-U LV with Progress M-29M cargo spaceship was launched successfully from launch pad N1 (Gagarin launch pad) of Baikonur spaceport.
15.09.2015 IV all-Russian scientific and technical Conference “Actual problems of space-rocket hardware” (Kozlovskie chteniya (readings devoted to D.I.Kozlov)) was conducted at SRC Progress. It gathered of more than 150 participants from different cities of the country. The participants presented theirs reports in 15 groups, including newly organized group “History of space-rocket hardware and cosmonautics”.
11.09.2015 Soyuz-ST LV with two European navigation satellites Galileo was launched successfully from Guiana Space Centre.
06.09.2015 Units of Soyuz-2.1a LV had been packed and transported by a train to Vostochny launch site for preparation to the first flight.
02.09.2015 Soyuz-FG LV with SoyuzTMA-18M manned spacecraft was launched successfully from launch pad N1 (Gagarin launch pad) of Baikonur spaceport. Soyuz-TMA-18M spacecraft delivered to the International Space Station 45/46 expedition crew, consist of the crew commander Sergey Volkov (Roscosmos) and flight engineers: Andreas Mogensen (ESA) and Aydyn Aimbetov (KazCosmos).
25.08.2015 SRC Progress JSC participated in XII International air show MAKS 2015 (city of Zhukovski, Moscow region). Soyuz-FG, Soyuz-2-1v, Soyuz-ST launch vehicles dummies, Resurs-P and Bion-M spacecraft dummies as well as dummies of prospective Soyuz-5.1, Soyuz-5.3 LV and Obzor-P SC dummy were presented at our exposition.
23.07.2015 Soyuz-FG LV with Soyuz TMA-17M manned spacecraft was launched successfully from Gagarin launch pad of Baikonur spaceport. The crew commander of Soyuz TMA-17M spacecraft Oleg Kononenko is from Samara, flight engineers are: astronaut Kjell Lindgren (NASA) and astronaut Kimiya Yui (JAXA).
03.07.2015 Soyuz-U launch vehicle with Progress M-28M cargo spaceship was launched successfully from the launch pad N1 (Gagarin launch pad) of Baikonur spaceport.
23.06.2015 Soyuz-2.1b ILV with a spacecraft for the benefit of Defense Ministry was launched successfully by an operational crew of the Aerospace Forces from the state testing spaceport Plesetsk.
11.06.2015 SRC Progress leaders jointly with veterans took part in a ceremonial event devoted to the opening of “Heroes of Kirovsky rayon” memorial complex on Kirov Square. The memorial complex is represented by photos of the Heroes of Soviet Union, Heroes of Socialist Labor of Kirovsky rayon, including employees of Samara Space Rocket Center.
05.06.2015 Soyuz-2.1a ILV with a special purpose spacecraft for the benefit of Defense Ministry was launched successfully by an operational crew of the Aerospace Forces from the state testing spaceport Plesetsk.
22.05.2015 XIII youth meeting, including participants from leading enterprises of aviation and space industry, engineering and other sectors, was held on the basis of SRC Progress. Youth meeting program included sports competitions on the ten kinds of sport. SRC Progress JSC became a winner in the team event.
09.05.2015 Employees together with veterans took part in the Parade devoted to the 70th Anniversary of the Victory of our nation in the Great Patriotic War. 3000 fighters MiG-3, 11768 attack aircrafts Il-2 and 1225 attack aircrafts Il-10 were produced at the State Aviation Plant N1 during the Second World War.
08.05.2015 Ceremonial events devoted to the 70th Anniversary of the Victory of our nation in the Great Patriotic War were held at SRC Progress. The Labor Glory Monument was unveiled by General Director A.N. Kirilin jointly with veterans on Glory Square of the Enterprise. Letter plates with information about “Progress” workers – Heroes of Soviet Union, Heroes of Socialist Labor, and the Enterprise’s Awards, are presented on the Monument.
07.05.2015 SRC Progress Monument inauguration ceremony was conducted after reconstruction. The Monument was installed on Labor Glory Alley in honor of the Great Victory. The Monument is represented by Valour and Victory symbols - St. George Ribbon, letter plates with information about the history and achievements of SRC Progress, and the Enterprise’s awards as well.
06.05.2015 Collection of veterans’ memories “Medal for Battle Merit and Medal for Meritorious Labor are casted from the same metal!” was published at SRC Progress. The Enterprise’s contribution in the Great Victory, feats of arms in battle-fronts and feats of labor in home front, in workshops of the plant, where aircrafts had been produced, are reflected in the publication. The book also includes memories about legendary director of the State Aviation Plant N1 (SRC Progress JSC now) V.Y. Litvinov, devoted to Litvinov’s 105th Anniversary.
28.04.2015 Soyuz-2.1a LV with ProgreesM-27M cargo spaceship was launched from the 31st launch pad of Baikonur spaceport successfully. On the 70th Anniversary of the Victory Day eve, additional symbols of the Victory were glued on the LV body: images of the Great Patriotic War Order and St. George Ribbon.
12.04.2015 The World Cosmonautics Day. A book “Triumph way of “Progress” plant” written by B. Belyakov and devoted to SRC Progress JSC history was presented at solemn Scientific and Technical Meeting.
28.03.2015 Soyuz-ST LV developed and produced at SRC Progress, with two European navigation satellites Galileo FOC was launched successfully from Guiana spaceport.
27.03.2015 Soyuz-FG LV with Soyuz-TMA-16M manned spacecraft was launched from Gagarin launch pad of Baikonur spaceport. Soyuz-TMA-16M spacecraft delivered to the International Space Station 43/44 expedition crew consist of Gennady Padalka (Roscosmos), Mikhail Korniyenko (Roscosmos), who was born in Syzran of Samara region, Scott Kelly (NASA).
21.03.2015 An annual competition in professional skills among young specialists of the Enterprise was conducted. The Competition was devoted to the 70th Anniversary of the Victory Day in the Second World War.
27.02.2015 Soyuz-2.1a ILV with a special-purpose spacecraft was launched successfully by an operational crew of the Aerospace Forces from the state testing spaceport Plesetsk. Soyuz-2.1a LV and the spacecraft were developed and produced at SRC Progress JSC.
17.02.2015 Progress M-26M cargo spaceship was launched by Soyuz-U Integrated Launch Vehicle (ILV) from the 1st launch pad (Gagarin launch pad) of Baikonur spaceport.
26.12.2014 21:55 (msc) Soyuz-2.1b successfully launched Resurs-P No2 remote sensing satellite designed and manufactured by Spacce Rocket Center Progress from Launch Pad No31 of Baikonur space range
25.12.2014 06:01 (msc) Soyuz-1.2b with special-purpose satellite was successfully launched from Plesetsk State Test Launch Site by the operational crew of Aerospace Defense Forces.
18.12.2014 21:27 (msc) Soyuz-ST designed and manufactured by SRC Progress launched O3b №3 satellite designed by O3b Network from Guiana Space Center.
13.12.2014 40th anniversary of the first successful launch of Yantar-2K satellite designed and manufactured by SRC Progress. Yantar-2K opened a new age in development of national remote sensing facilities.
11.12.2014 Employees of Space Rocket Center Progress won the Master from Bezimuanka 2014 city-wide 10th Workmanship Contest.
01.12.2014 00:52 (msc) Soyuz-1.2b with Glonass-K satellite was successfully launched from Plesetsk State Test Launch Site by the operational crew of Aerospace Defense Forces.
24.11.2014 00:01 (msc) Soyuz-FG successfully launched Soyuz TMA-15M manned cargo spaceship from Launch Pad No31 of Baikonur space range.
11.11.2014 SRC Progress Public Corporation participated to Airshow China – 2014 (Chzukhai, China)
30.10.2014 04:43 (msc) Soyuz-2.1a. with Fregat Upper Stage launched Meridian communications satellite from Plesetsk State Test Launch Site.
29.10.2014 10:09 (msc) Soyuz-2.1a launched Progress-M-25M cargo spaceship from Launch Pad No31 of Baikonur Space Range.
01.10.2014 95th anniversary of Dmitry Kozlov (1919-2009), double Hero of Socialist Labor, prominent scientist, designer and head of TsSKB and TsSKB-Progress Space Rocket Center. D. Kozlov is known as developer of middle-class launch vehicles and Earth remote sensing satellites.
26.09.2014 00:25 (mcs) Soyuz-FG launched Soyuz TMA-14M manned cargo spaceship from Gagarin Launch Pad on Baikonur Space Range.
01.09.2014 13:17 (msc) the Reentry Module of Foton-M No4 spacecraft designed and developed by SRC Progress successfully landed in the predetermined are of Orenburg Region.
22.08.2014 16:27 (msc) Soyuz-ST designed and manufactured by SRC Progress launched two Galileo FOC navigational satellites from Guiana Space Center.
06.08.2014 Sergey Shoygu, the Minister of Defense of Russian Federation visited SRC Progress within the frames of his visit to Samara Region.
29.07.2014 SRC Progress hosted the meeting of the Samara Region Innovative Territorial Aerospace Cluster Strategic Committee.
24.07.2014 01:44 (msc) Soyuz-U launched Progress-M-24M cargo spaceship from Launch Pad No1 of Baikonur Space Range.
21.07.2014 Vladimir Putin, the President of the Russian Federation visited SRC Progress within the frames of his visit to Samara Region.
19.07.2014 00:50 (msc) Soyuz-2-1a successfully launched Foton-M No4 research spacecraft. Both the launch vehicle and the spacecraft are designed and developed by Progress Space Rocket Center.
14.07.2014 SRC Progress participated to Farnborough International Airshow 2014 (Farnborough, Great Britain)
10.07.2014 22:55 (msc) Soyuz-ST designed and manufactured by SRC Progress launched O3b №2 satellite designed by O3b Network from Guiana Space Center.
08.07.2014 19:58 (msc) Soyuz-2.1b with Fregat Upper Stage launched Meteor-M and six small satellites MKA-FKI, SkySat-2, DX1, TechDemoSat-1, UKube-1, AISSAT-2 from launch pad 31 of Bainonur space range in Kazakhstan.
03.07.2014 Alexey Leonov, pilot-cosmonaut of the USSR, double Hero of the Soviet Union visited SRC Progress Public Corporation.
01.07.2014 SRP SRC TsSKB-Progress is reorganized into SRC Progress Public Corporation.
25.06.2014 One year since launch of Resurs-P satellite meant for hi-res, detailed wide-swath and hyprerspectral optronic imaging of the Earth surface.
15.06.2014 8 years of successful orbiting of Resurs-DK hi-res remote sensing satellite, designed by SRP SRC “TsSKB-Progress”.
15.06.2014 Chizhov Anatoly, Director of Progress plant from 1980 to 1996, celebrated his 80th anniversary
14.06.2014 21:16 (msc) Soyuz-1.2b with Glonass-M Russian satellite was successfully launched from the State Test Launch Site by the operational crew of Aerospace Defense Forces.
02.06.2014 TsSKB-Progress Space Rocket Center won in the “Industrial Giant Company” category of the “National EcoLeader 2013” yearly regional competition.
28.05.2014 23:57 (msc) Soyuz-FG launched Soyuz TMA-13M manned cargo spaceship from Gagarin Launch Pad on Baikonur Space Range.
20.05.2014 SRP SRC TsSKB-Progress participated to ILA Berlin Airshow 2014 (Berlin, Germany).
06.05.2014 17:49 (msc) Soyuz-2-1a launched a special-purpose satellite from Plesetsk State Test Launch Site.
16.04.2014 20:23 (msc) Soyuz-U launched Egyptsat satellite from Launch Pad 31 of Baikonur Space Range in Kazakhstan.
12.04.2014 Inauguration ceremony of the new residential facility for the employees of SRP SRC “TsSKB-Progress”. 107 families received keys for their apartments.
11.04.2014 Inauguration ceremony of plaque dedicated to Alexander Soldatenkov, outstanding designer of space-rocket hardware, senior worker of SRP SRC “TsSKB-Progress”, Hero of Socialist Labour, Samara and Baikonur honorary citizen.
09.04.2014 19:26 (msc) Soyuz-U launched Progress-M-23M cargo spaceship from Launch Pad No1 of Baikonur Space Range.
04.04.2014 01:02 (msc) Soyuz-ST designed and manufactured by SRP SRC “TsSKB-Progress” successfully launched Sentinel-1A satellite from Guiana Space Center.
27.03.2014 Employees and senior workers of SRP SRC TsSKB-Progress participated to ceremonies dedicated to 120th anniversary of birth of S. Ilyushin, the outstanding aeronautical designer.
26.03.2014 01:17 (msc) Soyuz-FG launched Soyuz TMA-12M manned cargo spaceship from Gagarin Launch Pad on Baikonur Space Range.
24.03.2014 02:54 (msc) Soyuz-1.2b with Glonass-M Russian navigational satellite was successfully launched from Plesetsk State Test Launch Site by the operational crew of Aerospace Defense Forces.
18.03.2014 Oleg Ostapenko, Head of Roskosmos Federal Space Agency paid a working visit to SRP SRC TsSKB-Progress.
17.02.2014 55 years ago February 17, 1959 R-7 intercontinental ballistic missile was successfully launched from Tura-Tam ordnance site. The missile was manufactured on the State Aircraft Factory No 1 in Kuibushev (now SRP SRC TsSKB-Progress)
05.02.2014 20:33 (msc) Soyuz-U launched Progress-M-22M cargo spaceship from Launch Pad No1 of Baikonur Space Range
28.12.2013 16:30 (msc) the light-weight Soyuz-2-1v with Volga Upper Stage, Aist small satellite and calibration spheres was successfully launched from Plesetsk space range.
19.12.2013 13:12 (msc) Soyuz-ST successfully launched Gaya European space telescope from Guiana Space Center.
26.11.2013 00:53 (msc) Soyuz-U launched Progress-M-21M cargo spaceship from Launch Pad 31 of Baikonur space range.
07.11.2013 08:14 (msc) Soyuz-FG successfully launched Soyuz-TMA-11M manned cargo spaceship for Olympic mission from Gagarin launch pad of Baikonur space range
26.09.2013 00:59 (msc) Soyuz-FG successfully launched Soyuz-TMA-10M manned cargo spaceship from Gagarin launch pad of Baikonur space range
17.09.2013 Focal Problems of Space-Rocket Hardware -the III National Scientific and Technical Conference (Kozlov Readings)
28.07.2013 00:45 (msc) Soyuz-U launched Progress-M-20M cargo spaceship from Launch Pad 31 of Baikonur space range in Kazakhstan.
25.06.2013 23:27 (msc) Soyuz-ST designed and manufactured by SRP SRC “TsSKB-Progress” successfully launched four O3b satellites designed by O3b Networks company from Soyuz Launch Facilityof Kourou space port (French Guiana).
25.06.2013 21:28 (msc) Soyuz-2-1b successfully launched Resurs-P remote sensing satellite designed and manufactured by SRP SRC “TsSkb-Progress” from Launch Pad 31 of Baikonur space range.
07.06.2013 22:37 (msc) Soyuz-2-1b launched special-purpose satellite from Plesetsk, the northern space range.
29.05.2013 00:31 (msc) Soyuz-FG successfully launched Soyuz-TMA-09M manned cargo spaceship.
19.05.2013 Bion-M No1 reentry module successfully landed with the help of soft-landing system in the predetermined area of Orenburg region.
26.04.2013 09:23 (msc) Soyuz-2-1b successfully launched Glonass-M satellite from Plesetsk space range.
24.04.2013 14:12 (msc) Soyuz-U launched Progress-M-19M cargo spaceship from Launch Pad 31 of Baikonur space range in Kazakhstan.
19.04.2013 14:00 (msc) Soyuz-2-1a successfully launched Bion-M No1 research satellite from Baikonur space range.
29.03.2013 00:43:20 (msc) Soyuz-FG successfully launched Soyuz-TMA-09M manned cargo spaceship from Gagarin launch pad of Baikonur space range.
11.02.2013 1800th launch of the carrier manufactured by TsSKB-Progress. 18:41 (msc) Soyuz-U launched Progress-M-18M cargo spaceship from Gagarin Launch Pad of Baikonur space range in Kazakhstan.
06.02.2013 20:04 (msc) Soyuz-2-1a with Fregat Upper Stage launched six American Globalstar-2 satellites from Launch Pad 31 of Baikonur space range.
30.01.2013 Inauguration ceremony of TsSKB-Progress Hall of Labour Fame in school No 86.
25.01.2013 Certification tests of Risachok light-weight multipurpose aircraft manufactured by SRP SRC “TsSKB-Progress” and designed by Tekhnoavia Research&Design Company kicked off.
10.01.2013 SRP SRC “TsSKB-Progress won the III free public competition aimed at selection of companies worthy of grants to implement high-tech production master projects.
11.04.2005 Signing of Contract between Federal Space Agency and Arianespace French Company for manufacturing and delivery of Russian hardware to support Launch Facility construction in frames of international project Soyuz in Guiana Space Center.
22.11.1992 Europe-America-500 cross-continental flight dedicated to the 500th Anniversary of America discovery by Christopher Columbus.
27.09.1996 Starsem Russian-French Joint Stock Company was founded to promote Soyuz launch vehicle on the international market. Founders: Federal Space Agency (25% of shares), SRP SRC “TsSKB-Progress” (25%), French companies EADS (35%) and Arianespace (15%).
19.12.2012 Soyuz TMA-07M manned spaceship was launched by Soyuz-FG carrier from Baikonur cosmodrome.
02.12.2012 Soyuz-ST carrier with Fregat and Pleiades 1B was launched from Soyuz launching pad, in Guyana Space Center.
14.11.2012 Meridian spacecraft was launched by Soyuz-2-1a from Plesetsk.
31.10.2012 Progress-M-17M cargo spaceship was launched by Soyuz-U from Baikonur, in Kazakhstan.
23.10.2012 Soyuz-TM-06M manned spaceship was launched by Soyuz-FG from Baikonur cosmodrome.
17.09.2012 The launch of Soyuz-2-1a carrier with Fregat and Metop-B spacecraft was performed from Baikonur cosmodrome.
31.08.2012 Scientific and technical council concerning draft design of Soyuz-2 launching system development adaptive to Vostochny cosmodrome.
01.08.2012 Progress-M-16M cargo spaceship was launched by Soyuz-U from Baikonur, Kazakhstan.
01.08.2012 Opening ceremony of a new monument – Zenit-2 satellite, produced at TsSKB-Progress and designed with the help of OKB-1 branch 3 was held in local history museum, in Avgustovka village, Bolshaya Chernigovka, Samara region. Representatives of TsSKB-Progress and some officials of the Government of Samara region took part in the opening ceremony.
22.07.2012 5 satellites (Russian Kanopus-B, Belorussian BKA, Russian MKA-FKI(Zond-PP), German TET-1 and Canadian ADS-1B satellites) were launched by Soyuz-FG with Fregat Upper Stage from Baikonur cosmodrome, in Kazakhstan.
19.07.2012 There was a meeting of Leading designers in TsSKB-Progress concerning draft design of Soyuz-2 launching system development meant for Vostochny cosmodrome.
15.07.2012 Soyuz-TMA-05M manned spacecraft was launched by Soyuz-FG carrier from Baikonur cosmodrome.
15.06.2012 Council of Chief Designers was held in June 15, 2012 at TsSKB-Progress. The meeting was concerning Resurs-P project.
14.06.2012 Council of Chief Designers was held at TsSKB-Progress. The meeting was concerning Soyuz-2-1b launcher and Volga Upper Stage.
30.05.2012 TsSKB-Prpgress has become a winner to produce, deliver and transport Resurs-P, the third Earth observation satellite, under Federal Space Program of Russia for 2006-2015.
18.05.2012 Scientific and Technical council devoted to the 25th anniversary of the first flight of Energiya launcher in May 15, 1987, was held at TsSKB-Progress.
17.05.2012 From Plesetsk cosmodrome there was a launch of Soyuz-U carrier with a satellite in the interest of The Defense Ministry of The RF.
15.05.2012 The first stage of firing tests for engines (system of output thrust) aimed for small satellites have been accomplished. 
15.05.2012 Soyuz-TMA-04M manned spaceship was launched by Soyuz-FG from Baikonur cosmodrome.
20.04.2012 Progress M-15M cargo spaceship was launched by Soyuz-U from Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan.
17.04.2012 The president of The Russian Federation signed an Order No 457 about reorganization of the following federal state unitary enterprises: SRP SRC TsSKB-Progress, Scientific production association of automatics named after N.A.Semikhatov and Scientific and production institute of detectors into public joint-stock companies.
28.03.2012 At TsSKB-Progress there was held a meeting of Scientific and Technical Council concerning research development of process equipment meant for liquid natural gas transportation. Applicability definition of the equipment which is under development.
21.03.2012 There was a Council of Chief designers at TsSKB-Progress. The meeting was concerning Resurs-P activities.
21.03.2012 There was a Council of Chief designers at TsSKB-Progress. The meeting was concerning Soyuz-2-1b launcher and Volga Upper Stage.
17.03.2012 There was professional skills contest among young workers at TsSKB-Progress.
26.01.2012 Progress M-14M cargo spaceship was launched by Soyuz-U from Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan.
23.12.2011 In December 23, 2011 at 04.08 p.m. (Moscow time) Soyuz-2-1b was launched from Plesetsk cosmodrome. At the 421st second of the flight an emergency engine cutoff of the launcher IIId stage was occurred. Specially made committee is to detect the cause of the accident.
21.12.2011

In December 21, 2011at 05.16.15 p.m. (Moscow time) manned Soyuz-TMA-03M spaceship was successfully launched by Soyuz-FG carrier from Gagarin launching site, in Baikonur cosmodrome.

The spaceship is meant for long-duration crew No 30/31 delivery to ISS. The crew consists of Oleg Kononenko, Russian cosmonaut (spaceship commander), Andre Kaupers, ESA astronaut (flight engineer), and Donald Pettit, NASA’s astronaut (flight engineer-2).
17.12.2011 In December 17, 2011at 06.03 a.m. (Moscow time) Soyuz-ST-A carrier with Fregat Upper Stage was successfully launched from Guiana Space Center. Pleiades/Elisa/SSoT satellites were injected into the orbit by the carrier.
28.11.2011 28 November, 2011 at 12 h 25min 58 sec (Moscow time) the Glonass-M spacecraft was successfully launched by a Soyuz-2-1b Launch Vehicle from the Plesetsk spaceport.
14.11.2011 At 8h 14min (Moscow time) the Soyuz TMA-22 manned spaceship was successfully launched by the Soyuz-FG Launch Vehicle from the Baikonur spaceport.
30.10.2011 14h 11min (msc time) the Progress M-13M cargo spaceship was placed into orbit by Soyuz-U launch vehicle from Launch Pad No1 Baikonur cosmodrome (Kazakhstan).
21.10.2011 Launch of Soyuz-ST-B with two Galileo-IOV satellites from Kourou spaceport in French Guiana.
03.10.2011 Soyuz-2-1b with Glonass-M satellite intended for Russian global navigation system GLONASS development was launched from Plesetsk Cosmodrome.
13.07.2011 The launch of Soyuz -2-1a launch vehicle with Fregat upper stage and six Globalstar-2 satellites from Baikonur launch site 
05.04.2011 From Baikonur launch site Soyuz -FG launch vehicle with manned Soyuz -TMA-21 spacecraft was launched to ISS to deliver the team, consisting of aircraft commander Alexander Samokutyaev (RF Air Forces lieutenant-colonel), Roscosmos spaceman Andrey Borisenko and NASA astronaut Ronald Garan. The spacecraft was named “Yury Gagarin” in honor of the first Earth spaceman
29.04.2011 Soyuz-ST launch-vehicle dry run from MIK to the launch pad was performed with all required tests at Kourou spaceport in French Guiana
07.05.2011 Building of launch site in French Guiana was completed
03.06.2011 Two Soyuz-ST launch vehicles were shipped to Soyuz launch site in French Guiana.
26.02.2011 The first launch of Glonass-K satellite onboard Soyuz-2-1b
19.10.2010 Globalstar-2 satellites were Launched by Soyuz-2 carrier with Fregat Upper Stage from Baikonur Launch site.
08.10.2010 the first aunch of Soyuz-TMA-01M upgraded spaceship of new series with the help of Soyuz-FG
30.09.2010 The last launch of Molniya-M produced by TsSKB-Progress
15.10.2009 Launch of Progress-M-03M cargo S/C on-board Soyuz-U LV from Baikonur space range to deliver fuel, research hardware, food/water containers, dispensable materials and crew packages to ISS.
30.09.2009 Launch of Soyuz-TMA-16 S/C on-board Soyuz-FG LV from Baikonur space range to deliver to ISS the 21th primary expedition consisting of Russian commander Maxim Suraev, American flight engineer Jeffry Williams and expedition member Gi Laliberte.
17.09.2009 Launch of Meteor-M S/C and piggyback payloads - ZA-002 (SumbandilaSat), Sterkh, University Tatjana-2, UGATUSAT and IRIS experimental platform - on-board Soyuz-2-1A-FG LV from Baikonur space range.
24.07.2009 Launch of Progress-M-67 cargo S/C on-board Soyuz-U LV from Baikonur space range to deliver fuel to support ISS orbit, research hardware, resources, water and gas supplies, and dispensable materials to ISS.
27.05.2009 Launch of Soyuz-TMA-15 S/C on-board Soyuz-FG LV from Baikonur space range to deliver to ISS the 20th primary expedition consisting of Russian commander Roman Romanenko, ESA astronaut, flight engineer Frank de Vinne and Canadian Space Agency astronaut, flight engineer Robert Tirske. 
26.03.2009 Launch of Soyuz-TMA-14 S/C on-board Soyuz-FG LV from Baikonur space range to deliver to ISS the 19th primary expedition consisting of Russian commander Gennady Padalki, American astronaut, flight engineer Michael Barrat and expedition member Charles Simony. 
10.02.2009 Launch of Progress-M-66 cargo S/C on-board Soyuz-U LV from Baikonur space range to deliver 2.5 t supplies, fuel and research hardware to ISS.
26.11.2008 The launch of Progress M-01M cargo spacechip of new modification by means of Soyuz-U
12.10.2008 The launch of Soyuz-TM-13 spaceship by means of Soyuz-FG from Baikonur to deliver the 18th principle crew into ISS. The crew consits of Russian cosmonaut, Yury Lonchakov, the spaceship captain. NASA astronaut, Mikl Advard Fink, and a space tourist, Richard Garriot.
14.12.2007 Launch of RadarSat-2 Canadian satellite by means of Soyuz-FG.
21.10.2007 Launch of LV “Soyuz-FG” with Fregat kick-stage from Baikonur Cosmodrome (Kazakhstan) with 4 telecommunication spacecraft “Globalstar” designed for providing high quality services to wide range of customers 
10.10.2007 Launch of LV “Soyuz-FG” with Fregat kick-stage from Baikonur Cosmodrome (Kazakhstan) with spacecraft “Soyuz TMA-11” for delivering crew of 16th main expedition ISS-16 and 13th visiting expedition to International Space Station (ISS)
14.09.2007 Launch of LV “Soyuz-U” from Baikonur Cosmodrome (Kazakhstan) with spacecraft “Foton-M” №3 intended for conducting experiments for space technology and biotechnology applications under microgravity conditions 
18.01.2007 Launch of LV “Soyuz” from Baikonur Cosmodrome (Kazakhstan) with cargo spacecraft “Progress M-59” for delivering life support supplies to ISS
27.12.2006 The first launch of Soyuz-2-1b developed by TsSKB-Progress with Corot European satellite onboard
23.10.2006 Launch of LV “Soyuz” from Baikonur Cosmodrome (Kazakhstan) with cargo spacecraft “Progress M-58” for delivering life support supplies to ISS
19.10.2006 Launch of LV “Soyuz-2-1A” with Fregat kick-stage from Baikonur Cosmodrome (Kazakhstan) with European weather spacecraft “Metop” 
18.09.2006 Launch of LV “Soyuz-FG” with Fregat kick-stage from Baikonur Cosmodrome (Kazakhstan) with spacecraft “Soyuz-TMA-9” ” for delivering crew of 14th main expedition ISS-16 and 11th visiting expedition to International Space Station (ISS)
24.06.2006 Launch of LV “Soyuz-U” from Baikonur Cosmodrome (Kazakhstan) with cargo spacecraft “Progress-M” for delivering life support supplies to ISS
15.06.2006 For the first time in history there was launched a unique Earth remote sensing (ERS) spacecraft of new generation “Resurs-DK1” designed by TsSKB-Progress from Baikonur Cosmodrome
12.04.2006 10th anniversary of Space Rocket Centre “TsSKB-Progress” establishment
10.04.2006 Successful stand-based firing tests of the III stage of LV “Soyuz-2-1B” with new engine (14D23) designed by KBHA and manufactured by Voronezh engineering plant 
30.03.2006 Launch of LV “Soyuz-FG” with Fregat kick-stage from Baikonur Cosmodrome (Kazakhstan) with spacecraft “Soyuz-TMA-8” for delivering crew of 13th main expedition ISS-13 to International Space Station (ISS)
09.11.2005 Launch of LV “Soyuz-FG” with Fregat kick-stage from Baikonur Cosmodrome (Kazakhstan) with ESA-owned spacecraft “Venera-Express”
01.10.2005 Launch of LV “Soyuz-FG” with Fregat kick-stage from Baikonur Cosmodrome (Kazakhstan) with spacecraft “Soyuz-TMA-7” for delivering crew of 12th main expedition ISS-12 to International Space Station (ISS) 
14.08.2005 Launch of LV “Soyuz-FG” with Fregat kick-stage from Baikonur Cosmodrome (Kazakhstan) with American telecommunication spacecraft “Galaxy-14” meant for TV signal transmission to USA.
31.05.2005 Launch of LV “Soyuz” with from Baikonur Cosmodrome (Kazakhstan) with spacecraft “Foton-M” №2 for conducting research and technological experiments under microgravity conditions
28.02.2005 Launch of LV “Soyuz-U” with from Baikonur Cosmodrome (Kazakhstan) with cargo spacecraft “Progress-M”
08.11.2004 For the first time there was launched a new LV “Soyuz-2” designed and manufactured by TsSKB-Progress” 
14.10.2004 Launch of LV “Soyuz-FG” with Fregat kick-stage from Baikonur Cosmodrome (Kazakhstan) with spacecraft “Soyuz-TMA-5” for delivering to International Space Station (ISS) a crew of 10th main expedition ISS-10 consisting of astronauts Salizhan Sharipov, Yuri Shagrin and Leroy Chiao, and life support supplies 
11.08.2004 Launch of LV “Soyuz-U” with from Baikonur Cosmodrome (Kazakhstan) with cargo spacecraft “Progress-M”
01.07.2004 TsSKB-Progress held a Coordination Board meeting in the framework of the contract between Federal Space Agency (FSA) and European Space Agency (ESA) with regard to spacecraft “Foton-M” №2 and “Foton-M”№3 missions.
22.04.2004 TsSKB-Progress was visited by delegation of CNES headed by its President Mr. d’Escata
19.04.2004 Launch of LV “Soyuz-FG” from Baikonur Cosmodrome (Kazakhstan) with spacecraft “Soyuz TMA-4” 
29.01.2004 Launch of LV “Soyuz-U” from Baikonur Cosmodrome (Kazakhstan) with cargo spacecraft “Progress-M” 
28.12.2003 Launch of LV “Soyuz-FG” with Fregat kick-stage from Baikonur Cosmodrome (Kazakhstan) with Israeli telecommunication spacecraft “Amos-2”
18.10.2003 Launch of LV “Soyuz-FG” with Fregat kick-stage from Baikonur Cosmodrome (Kazakhstan) with spacecraft “Soyuz TMA-3” for delivering a space crew consisting of Russian astronaut Alexander Kaleri, American astronaut Michael Fowl and Spanish astronaut, ESA member Pedro Duke, and life support supplies 
29.08.2003 Launch of LV “Soyuz-U” from Baikonur Cosmodrome (Kazakhstan) with cargo spacecraft “Progress-M-48” for delivering life support supplies to ISS
20.06.2003 TsSKB-Progress is awarded with Golden medal of Russian-Swiss business club for stainless reputation 
02.06.2003 Launch of LV “Soyuz-FG” with ESA-owned “Mars-Express” 
26.04.2003 Launch of LV “Soyuz-FG” with “Soyuz TMA-2” for delivering to ISS a space crew consisting of Russian astronaut Yuri Malenchenko and American astrinaut Edward Lou, and life support supplies.
02.02.2003 Launch of LV “Soyuz-U” from Baikonur Cosmodrome (Kazakhstan) with cargo spacecraft “Progress-M-47” for delivering life support supplies to ISS
20.11.2002 TsSKB-Progress is awarded a prestigious international Golden medal of French National Industrial Support Association. 
30.10.2002 Launch of LV “Soyuz-FG” with “Soyuz TMA-1” for delivering to ISS a space crew consisting of Russian astronauts Sergey Zaletin and Yuri Lanchakov and Belgian astronaut Frank de Vinne.
25.04.2002 Launch of LV “Soyuz-FG” with “Soyuz TMA-2” for delivering to ISS a space crew consisting of Russian astronaut Y. Gidzenko and Italian astronaut Roberto Vittori. Together with ISS crew there was sent the second space tourist Mark Shuttlewort (SA)
21.03.2002 Launch of LV “Soyuz” from Baikonur Cosmodrome (Kazakhstan) with cargo spacecraft “Progress-M1” for delivering life support supplies
26.11.2001 Second qualification launch of LV “Soyuz-FG”
01.10.2001 Opening of monument “Lanuch Vehicle “Soyuz” in Samara
21.05.2001 First qualification launch of LV “Soyuz-FG”
24.01.2001 First in the 3rd millennium launch of cargo spacecraft “Progress M1-5” for delivering to “Mir” station fuel supplies in order converse it from orbital flight trek to path which enables its submergence in the specified area.
31.10.2000 Launch of LV “Soyuz-U” with manned spacecraft “Soyuz TMA-1” to ISS with the first expedition consisting of Y. Shepherd, Y. Gidzenko and S. Krikalev
09.08.2000 Launch of LV “Soyuz-U” with 2 ESA-owned spacecraft “Cluster-2” for research of space plasma phenomena 
16.07.2000 Launch of LV “Soyuz-U” with 2 ESA-owned spacecraft “Cluster-2” for research of space plasma phenomena 
04.04.2000 Launch of LV “Soyuz-U” with manned spacecraft “Soyuz TM-30” to orbital space station “Mir” with the last main expedition consisting of S.Zaletin and A.Kaleri 
22.11.1999 Sixth launch of LV “Soyuz” with Ikar kick-stage with 4 spacecraft of digital telecommunication system “Globalstar” 
18.10.1999 Fifth launch of LV “Soyuz” with Ikar kick-stage with 4 spacecraft of digital telecommunication system “Globalstar” 
22.09.1999 Fourth launch of LV “Soyuz” with Ikar kick-stage with 4 spacecraft of digital telecommunication system “Globalstar” 
15.04.1999 Third launch of LV “Soyuz” with Ikar kick-stage with 4 spacecraft of digital telecommunication system “Globalstar” 
15.03.1999 Second launch of LV “Soyuz” with Ikar kick-stage with 4 spacecraft of digital telecommunication system “Globalstar” 
09.02.1999 First launch of LV “Soyuz” with Ikar kick-stage from Baikonur Cosmodrome with 4 spacecraft of digital telecommunication system “Globalstar” made by SS/Loral (USA)
13.12.1997 First launch of spacecraft “Resurs-F1M” for multi-zone Earth surface imaging
12.04.1996 By order №531 of President of Russia there was established Space Rocket Centre “TsSKB-Progress” 
29.12.1995 Launch of LV “Molniya-M” with Indian spacecraft “IRS-1C” for natural resources investigation 
29.08.1991 Launch of LV “Vostok-M” with Indian spacecraft “IRS-1C” for natural resources investigation 
29.12.1990 Spacecraft “Resurs-F2” was put in service 
15.11.1988 Launch of LV ‘Energiya” in conjunction with orbital spaceship “Buran” which made 2 circuits around the Earth and landed in Baikonur Cosmodrome 
17.03.1988 Launch of LV “Vostok-M” with Indian spacecraft “IRS-1C” for natural resources investigation. 
29.12.1987 First commercial contracts with foreign entities “Kayser-Threde” (FRG) and CNES (France) on installation of research hardware on-board spacecraft “Foton” and “Resurs-F1”. 
26.12.1987 First launch of spacecraft “Resurs-F2” for multi-zonal Earth surface imaging.
22.07.1987 Spacecraft “Yantar-1KFT” was put in service.
15.05.1987 First launch of LV “Energiya”.
16.04.1985 First launch of spacecraft “Foton” for research in the field of space material science.
11.06.1984 First launch of spacecraft “Zenit-8”.
23.12.1982 First launch of LV “Soyuz-U2”.
07.08.1981 LV “Vostok-M” placed into near-earth orbit an artificial Earth satellite “Interkosmos-Bolgaria-1300”.
08.09.1981 Spacecraft “Yantar-4K1” was put in service.
17.02.1981 First launch of spacecraft “Yantar-1KFT” for mapping and Earth surveying. 
05.09.1979 First launch of spacecraft “Resurs-F1” for natural resources investigation.
25.07.1979 TsSKB was awarded a Lenin’s Order for design and production of new special-purpose technologies. 
27.04.1979 First launch of spacecraft “Yantar-4K1”.
22.05.1978 Spacecraft “Yantar-4K1” was put in service.
23.11.1976 First launch of spacecraft “Zenit-6”.
03.05.1976 Unified LV “Soyuz” was put in service.
15.01.1976

“Progress” plant was awarded a Lenin’s Order for design and production of new special-purpose technologies.

25.09.1975 First launch of spacecraft “Fram” for natural resources investigation and environmental monitoring.
15.07.1975 Successful international program “EPAS” – combined orbital flight and docking of manned spaceships “Soyuz” and “Apollo” – was carried out.
30.07.1974 KFTsKBM was reorganized into independent enterprise – Central Specialized Design Bureau (TsSKB).
13.12.1974 First launch of spacecraft “Yantar-2K”.
31.10.1973 First launch of spacecraft “Bion” for biological research.
18.05.1973 First launch of unified LV “Soyuz-U”.
27.12.1971 Launch of the first mapping spacecraft “Zenit-4MT”.
23.04.1965 LV “Molniya” injected to operational orbit the first artificial Earth satellite “Molniya” for radio broadcasting and space communication.
18.03.1965 Manned spaceship “Voskhod-2” with A.Leonov and P.Belayev on-board was placed into near-earth orbit. The first spacewalk in history of space era was made. 
12.07.1965 Spacecraft “Zenit-4” was put in service.
31.01.1966 Launch of automatic interplanetary station “Luna-9” which made a first soft landing to the Moon, and transmitted video images of the Moon surface to the Earth. 
28.11.1966 First launch of LV “Soyuz”.
01.01.1967 Affiliate №3 was altered to Kuybushev affiliate of Central Bureau of Experimental Engineering Works (KFTsKBEM).
01.01.1968 There were built and placed into orbit 44 autonomous satellites “Nauka” for research in behalf of Academy of Science, and conducting experimental working out of promising systems.
21.02.1969 The beginning of LV “N-1” test flights of the Moon complex “N-1” – “L-3”.
04.10.1965 The first launch of Molniya-M. The launcher was developed by OKB-1 №3 and produced by Progress Plant.
01.08.1964 The beginning of computation centre construction.
28.08.1964 First launch of LV “Vostok-M”.
13.07.1964 The beginning of experimental production and test facilities construction. 
25.06.1964 Affiliate №3 of OKB-1 incurred responsibility for the full scope of works in frames of LV “R-7A” and spacecraft “Zenit-4” class. 
20.06.1964 The first launch of Vostok-2M manufactured by Progress plant.
10.03.1964 Space complex “Zenit-2” was put in service.
28.08.1964 First launch LV “Vostok-M” with artificial Earth satellite “Meteor” for weather monitoring.
16.11.1963 First launch of spacecraft “Zenit-4”.
16.11.1963 First launch of LV “11A57” – the first modification of LV “Soyuz”.
16.06.1963 Vostok-6 manned spaceship with the first spacewoman, V.Tereshkova, was placed into Earth orbit by means of Vostok carrier. The first two stages of the carrir was manufactured by Progress plant.
27.09.1962 Launch of the first spacecraft “Zenit-2” manufactured by “Progress” plant.
01.11.1962 Launch of LV “8K78” with the first automatic interplanetary station “Mars-1”.
21.04.1961 The first launch of intercontinental ballistic rocket (IBR)R-9.
12.04.1961 On April 12, 1961, a Vostok launch vehicle launched the Vostok spacecraft into orbit with the first man in space Yuri Gagarin onboard. The first and second stages of the Vostok launch vehicle were built by the Progress plant of Kuibyshev.
12.02.1961 Launch of LV “8K78” with the first automatic interplanetary station “Venera-1”.
14.01.1961 Launch of IBR R-7A manufactured at Plant №1. 
29.07.1960 State Aviation Plant №1 was awarded an Order of Red Flag for successful adoption of new production lines. 
23.06.1960 Establishment of Affiliate №3 of OKB-1 on the basis of Department №25 of OKB-1.
12.09.1960 IBR R-7A put into service.
20.01.1960 IBR R-7 put into service.
17.02.1959 Launch of the first IBR R-7 manufactured at State Aviation Plant №1. 
23.07.1959 There was formed Department №25 of OKB-1 on the premises of State Aviation Plant №1 in Kuybyshev. Its purpose was to design IBR R-7 for further serial production. 
02.01.1958 The government adopted a Regulation of IBR serial production on the facilities of State Aviation Plant №1.
01.01.1954 The Plant manufactured 545 TU-16 airplanes. 
01.01.1953 The Plant built 50 IL-28 bombers. 
01.01.1952 The Plant released 392 MiG-17 fighters. 
01.01.1949 Aviation Plant №1 produced 713 UTI-MiG-15 airplanes. 
01.01.1946 In 40 days the Plant had set a record of manufacturing 10 jet-fighters MiG-9.
02.07.1945 State Aviation Plant №1 was awarded an Order of Red Flag for perfect execution of governmental orders concerning battle airplane production.
01.01.1941 For the 4 years of war the Plant had built 11863 IL-2, 1225 IL-10, 3122 MiG-3. Approximately, 15 planes per day. 
08.10.1941 The Plant was evacuated to Kuybyshev (now Samara).
31.12.1940 State Aviation Plant №1 was awarded a Lenin’s Order for perfect execution of governmental orders concerning new production specimen adoption.
29.10.1940 The first flight of MiG-3 high-altitude fighter interceptor developed by Mikoyan and Gurevich KB included into Aviation plant №1. The enterprise had a series production of MiG-3 in 1940-42.
19.05.1939 Successful launch of 2-stage rocket R3 made by SAV №1 for the first time in the world. 
01.01.1938 The start of Chaika I-153 fighter production.
01.01.1933 The first flight of I-15 the legendary maneuver fighter. The plant №1 had a seris production of such plane type in 1939-36. The plane is known as one of the best fighters in the world in the middle of 1930s.
01.01.1928 The start of series production of I-3 high-speed fighter by State Aviation Plant №1.
04.11.1924 I-2 fighter (design og D.P.Grigorovich) started its flight. The plane was developed by KB of the State Aviation Plant №1 and became the first fighter which was designed by our country. The plant had a series production of such plane in 1926-1929.
15.08.1923 The first flight of I-1 fighter (design of N.N.Polokarpov) produced by the State Aviation Plant №1.
01.01.1923 The beginning of light-weight scout-bomber R-1 serial production.
19.02.1919 The Dux plant was altered to Aviation Plant №1. 
28.06.1918 Decree of enterprises nationalization was accepted by Council of Peoples Commissars.
18.08.1910 The first flight of airplane (Farman-IV) produced by Dux.
01.01.1909 Production of early types of aircraft was adopted on Dux plant. 
01.01.1900 Y.A.Meller’s firm was reorganized into Dux coorporation. Besides biciycles the production of motocycles, trolleys, handcars, snowplanes and later airships was started.
01.01.1894 In Moscow russified German U. Meller founded a Dux factory which specialized in production of bicycles. 
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