July 20, 2020

This Monday Soyuz-2.1 booster with Progress MS-15 was rolled out from the integration building and installed on the launchpad of Baikonur launchsite, – Roscosmos representative reported.

After the installation on the pad #31, the rocket was verticalized and service tower attached to it. Roscosmos operational crew started working according to the first launch day time schedule, – as stated at Roscosmos official website.

On Thursday State Commission meeting will decide upon whether the rocket is ready for the launch planned for the same day, 17.26, Moscow time.

The docking with the ISS is scheduled for 20.47, Moscow time, according to the two-orbit scheme with possible three minutes deviation.

The vehicle will deliver to the station 600 kilos of fuel and gases and 1,5 tons of other cargoes including  on-board control and life-support systems equipment, medical and food stuff.

It will be the fifth Progress sent to the ISS according to the shortest possible docking scheme that takes 3 hours (two orbits).

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