The “Progress MS-13” cargo spaceship on December 9, 2019 at 13:35:11 (Moscow time), in normal mode docked to the International Space Station (ISS).
The docking of the ship was carried out to the docking module “Pirs” of the Russian segment of the ISS.
The approach of the cargo ship to the ISS took place according to a three-day scheme.
The docking was performed automatically under the supervision of specialists from the Mission Control Center and Russian crew members – Roscosmos cosmonauts Alexander Skvortsov and Oleg Skrypochka.
The launch of the “Soyuz-2.1a” launch vehicle with the “Progress MS-13” cargo spaceship was performed from the launch pad № 31 of the Baikonur Cosmodrome on December 6, 2019.
The “Progress MS-13” delivered to the International Space Station about 2.5 tons of various cargoes, including fuel, air, equipment to maintain the station in working condition, packages for crew members.
In addition, the ship delivered a new track of the BD-2 treadmill, designed to maintain the physical form of the crew in zero gravity.