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February 21, 2017

Progress MS-05 cargo vehicle, the first one after Progres MS-04 accident will deliver to the ISS apples, oranges, grapefruits, porridge (4 variants) and some sauces for cosmonauts, – Institute for Biomedical Problems specialist Alexander Agureyev said.
The vehicle will be launched with the help of Soyuz-u booster on February 22, 08.58, Moscow time. The docking with the ISS (according to 2-days scheme) is planned for February 24, 11.34, Moscow time.
As Roscosmos reported earlier this launch will be the last one of Soyuz-U booster. The booster used since 1973 became most popular booster in the history of Soviet and Russian space exploration. 788 launches were performed with the help of this booster and only 22 of them were off-nominal.

The booster was installed on the launchpad on Monday, February 20. Space industry specialists started working in accordance with the first launch day conducting necessary testing of launchpad systems and devices and analyzing telemetry data.

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