March 30, 2016
Categories: ISS, Progress, Science, Space

Today at 17.15, Moscow time, Progress M-29M cargo vehicle undocked from Zvezda module of the ISS.

In the course of Progress free flight from March 30 to April 8 the “Curve” experiment will be conducted on its board. The main task of this experiment is to study the motion of the vehicle in various spin modes with gravity and solar attitude being maintained at that to determine microgravity conditions onboard.

Scientific mission of the vehicle will finish on April 8. At 16.30, Progress  cruise engine  will be ignited for deorbiting, the vehicle will sink in specially designated region of the Pacific ocean.

Progress M-29M cargo vehicle docked with the ISS on October 2, 2015, the thrusters of the vehicle were used for station reboost maneuver 5 times.

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