December 3, 2019

In accordance with the decision of the State Commission this morning, on December 3, 2019, the “Soyuz-2.1a” launch vehicle with the “Progress MS-13” cargo spaceship was rolled out from the Assembly and Testing building and installed at the launch pad № 31 of the Baikonur Cosmodrome.

Specialists of enterprises of the Russian rocket and space industry started to work according to the schedule of the first launch day.

Today, autonomous tests of systems and assemblies of a cargo ship, a launch rocket and a launch complex are carried out.

The launch is scheduled for December 6, 2019 at 12:34:11 (Moscow time).

The purpose of the flight is to deliver to the International Space Station components of fuel, oxygen, equipment for scientific experiments, medical supplies, as well as containers with food and water, different equipment and spare parts and packages for the crew.

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