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Progress-1 and ATV-1 arrived on station

Posted 04-09-2011 at 08:24 AM by IronRain
Updated 04-09-2011 at 09:38 AM by IronRain

Progress-1 launched and docked
Progress-1 is launched to the Chronus space station. With a beautiful on-time launch, the progress soared into space without any problems. Progress-1 delivered foot, water, air, and clothes to the ongoing expedition 1 crew, that's onboard Chronus at this time. The Progress docked 2 days after launch.



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Expedition 1 launched to the Chronus space station

Posted 03-30-2011 at 05:31 PM by IronRain
Updated 03-30-2011 at 08:53 PM by IronRain

With a delay of 2 days, a Soyuz TMA with the Expedition 1 crew (FC Tarasov, FE1 Nikitin, FE2 Andreeva) launched on March 29th 2011 at 17:45 UTC to Chonus. Expedition 1 will conduct the first small experiments aboard the space station. The crew will also monitor the arrival of 2 cargo vessels (Progress-1 and ATV-1) and the first module that will be added to the station, Kvant-2. Flight Engineer Nikitin will make a spacewalk (the Kvant-2 module has a airlock) to connect data cabels from Kvant-2 with...
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Chronus core launched

Posted 03-26-2011 at 12:12 PM by IronRain
Updated 03-27-2011 at 06:48 AM by IronRain

This is an HASA special update.

On March 25th 2011, at 18:00 UTC, a Proton was launched from Baikonur with the Chronus core as payload. This core will be used as main module for the new Chronus space station in Low Earth Orbit, or LEO. After a smooth launch, the core was inserted in an orbit with a PeA of 130 km and an ApA of 322 km. Later, when the core reached its ApA, the PeA was raised to 200 km. In the next few weeks, the orbit will be raised to about 350 km. This will be done...
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ME-4 returned to earth. Chronus gearing up

Posted 03-14-2011 at 03:27 PM by IronRain
Updated 03-25-2011 at 03:18 PM by IronRain

ME-4 returned to earth
HASA's final flight to the MSSEU completed its mission. It splashed down on March 8th 2011 at 6:20:22 p.m. in the pacific ocean. This mission added 2 new solar panels to the station. This was the agency's final flight to the moon for now. It will now focus on building an space station in LEO called Chronus.



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ME-4 launched. Leaving WideAwake

Posted 02-17-2011 at 04:28 PM by IronRain
Updated 02-17-2011 at 05:45 PM by IronRain

ME-4 launched
ME-4 is launched to the MSSEU. ME-4 will bring to new modules to the station. The mission is scheduled to last 14 days. The mission goes perfect so far. This is the last flight to the MSSEU due to lost of interest by investors. The hardware that already was manufactured for later Moon Expedition will now be used for later missions to the moon.


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