March 29, 2016

Aerospace indstry specialists completed general assembling of Soyuz-2.1a booster that is to launch new Russian cargo vehicle Progress MS-02 on March 31, – Roscosmos spokesman reported.

“On March 28 Soyuz-2.1a general assembling with nose fairing containing Progress MS-02 cargo vehicle was successfully completed at Baikonur spaceport”, – was  stated in official report by Roscosmos.

“Cargo vehicle will deliver to the station propellant components, oxygen, equipment for scientific experiments, parcels for crew members, containers with foodstuff and water. Progress docking with the ISS is scheduled for April 2”.

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