//Russia starts preparations to honour Yuri Gagarin’s space flight

Russia starts preparations to honour Yuri Gagarin’s space flight

The manned Soyuz MS-18 cargo spaceship with the name of first man in space Yu.A. Gagarin” written on its screen vacuum thermal insulation, docked the Rassvet module of the International Space Station (ISS), Russian Space Corporation Roscosmos wrote on Twitter.
The Soyuz-2.1a rocket blasted into space at 10:43 a.m. Moscow time from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. The rocket carried the official emblem of the 60th anniversary of the first manned space flight.
In March, Roscosmos reported that NPO Energomash completed a three-month cycle of eight firing runs of the first advanced liquid-propellant rocket power unit, the RD-171MV, known as the Tsar Engine.