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Archives: June, 2014

Last Sunday one more private family conference (photo)

Очередная приватка с семьёй

Private family conference with the cosvonaut Tarelkin’s family.

Volga Delta (photo)

Дельта Волги

The Volga Delta is the largest river delta in Europe, and occurs where Europe’s largest river system, the Volga River, drains into the Caspian Sea in Russia’s Astrakhan Oblast, north-east of the republic of Kalmykia. The delta is located in the Caspian Depression—the far eastern part of the delta lies in Kazakhstan. The delta drains […]

Next BAR Experiment (photo)

Очередной эксперимент БАР

Next BAR Experiment in Russia Day. Experiment BAR (about BAR): Development of a procedure to detect the signs of air leakage from ISS modules.

Baku at Sunset. Azerbaijan. Caspian Sea. (photo)

Баку, Азербайджан. Каспийское море.

Work on ISS. A2 filter installation for cleaning the station atmosphere. (photo)

Установка фильтра А2 для очистки атмосферы станции

A2 filter installation (station atmosphere cleaning filter).

Cities in Russia – Sevastopol. Crimea. (photo)

Севастополь

Experiment Matryoshka-R (photo)

Очередной эксперимент Матрёшка-Р

Experiment Matryoshka-R. Monitoring Lulin-5 readings. “Matreshka-R” Experiment (about…):

Again Dawn in an Orbit (photo)

Рассвет на орбите

June 19, Russian Spacewalk. EVA 38 (photo)

Выход в космос 19 июня. ВКД-38

About EVA-38 Video EVA-38 Before Spacewalk: Exit: We pose. respite few minutes (photo Maxim Surayev): From Docking module “Pirs”. Antenna installation. (photo Steve Swanson): Reinstallation of antennas from a farm on a beam: Work in darkness. Unscrew the locks farm “NASDA”. Unscrew the locks of a farm of “NASDA” (photo Maxim Surayev from the Cupola): […]

The Earth is Round! (photo)

Земля-то круглая!

Work on ISS. Replacement the Water Dispensing and Heating Unit (БРП-М) (photo)

Работа на МКС. Замена блока разогрева питания (БРП-М)

June 10, the crew reported smoke and a burning smell coming from the Water Dispensing and Heating Unit (БРП-М) inside the Zvezda module. Steps were taken to isolate the ISS ventilation system and fire response procedures were executed by the crew, however, the smoke quickly subsided after the БРП-М was shut down. The system was […]

Clouds. Sunset. (photo)

Облака

Work on ISS. Atmosphere Control by a gas analyzer Drager. (photo)

Контроль атмосферы газоанализатором Дрегер

Atmosphere Control by a gas analyzer Drager.

Suez Canal. Egypt (photo)

Суэцкий канал

The Suez Canal is an artificial sea-level waterway in Egypt, connecting the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea.

Space food. (video)

Космическая еда. Меню для итальянки

The menu for the Italian (rus) Food for Cosmonauts (rus)

The Space Transformer over ISS (photo)

Космический трансформер

I looked out in a Window and saw there a Transformer…

Work on ISS. EDV (water tank) filling Water for the oxygen regeneration system “Electron”. (photo)

Заполнение ЕДВ водой для Электрона

EDV (water tank) filling Water for the oxygen regeneration system “Electron”.

Clouds (photo)

Облака

Work on ISS. Alex Gerst a space suit prepares for future Spacewalks (photo)

Алекс Герст готовит скафандр к будущим Выходам

Alexander Gerst a space suit prepares for future Spacewalks.

EVA 38. June 19 (video)

ВКД-38 (видео)

About EVA 38

EVA-38 Cyclogram. June 19, 2014. Video translation Spacewalk.

Циклограмма ВКД-38 (окончательная) на 19 июня 2014 г

Two Russian Cosmonauts are gearing up for a six-and-a-half-hour spacewalk on Thursday to install & reconfigure external experiment equipment and outfit the exterior of the Russian Segment of the International Space Station. Aleksandr Skvortsov and Oleg Artemyev are planned to open the hatch of the Pirs airlock at 13:50 UTC to embark on their busy […]

Caucasus (photo)

Кавказ

Caucasian ridge. North Caucasus, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan. On the right below lake Sevan (Armenia).

Altai Mountains at Sunset (photo)

Алтай

Successors of the greenhouse business (photo)

Продолжатели оранжереи

Our american partners temporarily suspended greenhouse experiment. But we continue and already grew up a green onions.

Bonuses before the Spacewalk (фото)

Бонусы перед выходом в космос

Before Spacewalk we got a pleasant Bonuses.

Mapping Expedition 40/41 Tweets (фото)

Карта фотографий Земли 40/41 экспедиций МКС

David MacLean of COGS-NSCC has created an interactive map charting the Expedition 40/41 crew tweets that is available here: http://bit.ly/issexp4041 Map Legend: О – Oleg Artemyev @OlegMKS (blue) М – Maxim Suraev @Msuraev (blue) А – Alexander Gerst @Astro_Alex (green) R – Reid Wiseman @astro_reid (red) The map is regularly updated so check back regularly […]

Crimea (photo)

Крым

June 14. EVA Preparations (фото)

14 июня. Подготовка к Выходу в космос

Replacement of an onboard oxygen cylinder in docking compartment. Replacement of an onboard oxygen cylinder in transitional compartment.

Morning on ISS (photo)

Утро. Подъём!

Cities in Russia – Balaklava, Crimea (photo)

Балаклава

Balaklava – hometown test cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov. This is an extraordinary and heroic city.