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September 30, 2015

The first launch of new cargo vehicle Progress-MS is scheduled for November 21, 2015, – spokesman for space industry reported.

“According to preliminary data the first modernized Russian cargo vehicle Progress-MS will be launched on November 21, 2015 at 23.29, Moscow time, and dock with Pirs module on November 23”, – said the spokesman.

Besides there is a possibility of spacewalk to be performed in accordance with American program from Quest module by NASA astronauts Scott Kelly and Kjell Lindgren on October 28.

On November 19 Progress M-28M will undock from Pirs module. American cargo vehicle Cygnus will be launched on December 4 and if everything is all right will dock with the ISS on December 6.

Progress M-29M to be launched from Baikonur on October 1 will undock from the station on December 9. On December 11 Soyuz tMA-17M will be redocked fron Rassvet module to Zvezda service module and on December 15 Soyuz TMA-19m manned spacecraft with new ISS crew onboard will dock with the station.

The landing of Soyuz TMa-17M with Oleg Kononenko, Kimiya Yui and Kjell Lindgren onboard is planned for December 22.

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