October 6, 2014

On Saturday Progress M-27 cargo vehicle was delivered to Baikonur spaceport.

Today RSC Energia and Yuzhny Space Centre specialists unloaded the vehicle and installed it onto the service pad in the integration building of 254 launchpad of the spaceport.  The specialists will examine the vehicle and conduct preservation works.

Thus space vehicle will be preserved up to mid-March 2015, – Roscosmos press office reports.

At the present time there are two cargo vehicles (Progress M-25M and Progress M-26M) and one manned spacecraft (Soyuz TMA-15M) being prepared in the integration building of 254 launchpad.

The launch of Progress M-27M to the ISS is scheduled for late April 2015.

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