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April 15, 2015

Space industry specialists go on working in accordance with the ISS flight schedule. On April 14, 2015 in the integration building of #254 launchpad RSC Energia specialists conducted final operations necessary to prepare Progress M-27M cargo vehicle for the filling with propellant components and pressurized gas: loaded cargoes, conducted mass calibration of the vehicle, docked it with the adapter module and placed the vehicle onto the transportation and installation unit that will transport it to the filling area.

Along with that Yuzhny Space Centre specialists started preparing filling area equipment of #31 launchpad for future filling operations.

The launch of Soyuz-2.1a booster with Progress M-27M cargo vehicle is scheduled for April 28, 10.09, Moscow time.

The vehicle will deliver more than 2,5 tons of cargo to the ISS including fuel, oxygen, foodstuffs, equipment for scientific experiments, parcels for crew members, etc.

This vehicle will also deliver to the Station  Victory Banner that was handed to Roscosmos representatives by cosmonauts Alexdey Leonov and Vladimir Shatalov on April 8.

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