October 12, 2020

The launch of Progress MS-16 cargo vehicle initially planned for December 11 will be delayed, – as Roscosmos press-office reports.

“It was decides to shift the launches of Progress MS-16 cargo vehicle and Arktik-M hydrometeorological satellite planned for December 2020 to the next year due to the necessity of additional testing to be conducted”, – the source reported.

He added that the dates of these launches are to be announced later.

Progress vehicles are used to deliver various cargoes to the ISS including fuel, oxygen, potable water, scientific equipment and parcels for crew members.  Arktika-M satellites are designed to monitor climate and environment in Arctic region.

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