June 29, 2018

Specialists of “Roscosmos” enterprises at the Baikonur cosmodrome successfully performed operations for refueling the “Progress-MS-09” transport cargo vehicle with fuel components and compressed gases at the filling station.

After refueling, the ship was delivered to the test facility of spacecraft and installed in a jig for the completion of the final training operations.

According to the schedule of preparatory works, on Tuesday, July 3, the ship will be docked with a transitional compartment.

The launch of the ”Progress-MS-09” cargo vehicle by the “Soyuz-2.1a” carrier rocket from the platform 31 of the Baikonur cosmodrome is scheduled for July 10, 2018.

The ship will deliver fuel, products, water and other cargoes necessary for operation of the station in manned mode to the ISS.

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