August 22, 2019

On August 22, 2019 at 06:38:32 (Moscow time) the “Soyuz-2.1a” launch vehicle with the “Soyuz MS-14” spacecraft was successfully launched from the launch pad of the site № 31 of the Baikonur Cosmodrome.

After the separation of the ship from the third stage of the carrier, the specialists in the Mission Control Center began to control its flight.

The “Soyuz-2.1a” launch vehicle launched the ship into orbit with the following parameters:

the minimum height above the Earth’s surface is 200 km;
the maximum height above the Earth’s surface is 243 km;
circulation period – 88.64 min .;
inclination of the orbit – 51.67 degrees.

The approchement of the “Soyuz MS-14” spacecraft with the station and the docking with the “Poisk” research module is planned to be carried out automatically under the control of specialists of the MCC and cosmonauts of Roscosmos Alexey Ovchinin and Alexander Skvortsov.

The flight program provides for a two-day scheme for the approach of a transport ship with the International Space Station.

Its docking is scheduled for August 24, 2019 at 08:30 (Moscow time).

The spacecraft will deliver equipment for scientific experiments, medicines, containers with food, packages for the crew, as well as the anthropomorphic robot “Skybot F-850” to the ISS.

Russian cosmonauts have to test robot systems in space flight conditions.

The main purpose of the robot is its use in operations, that are especially dangerous for humans on board of a spacecraft, as well as in open space.

3199538110

3239685200

4543372053

4835801144

5936746533

More from this category:
July 14, 2014

International space station orbit was adjusted on July 11, 2014. According to MCC ballistic and navigational support service crews Zvezda service module thrusters were ignited…

full story
March 15, 2019

The crew of the “Soyuz MS-12” spacecraft on March 15, 2019, at 06:10 Moscow time, went on board of the International Space Station (ISS). Members…

full story
June 19, 2014

According to the ISS flight program Russian ISS-40/41 crew members will perform a spacewalk on June 19. Pirs docking module hatch will be opened at…

full story
August 22, 2014

Soyuz TMA-14M manned spacecraft is being prepared for the leak tests at Baikonur spaceport. According to Roscosmos press office joint operational crews of Baikonur spaceport,…

full story
March 22, 2020

The “Soyuz-2.1b” launch vehicle with the “Fregat” upper stage and 34 satellites of the OneWeb communications system was successfully launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome on…

full story
November 21, 2014

Early in morning November 21 Soyuz FG booster with Soyuz TMA-15M manned spacecraft was rolled out to the launch pad of Site 31 at Baikonur…

full story
July 11, 2013

New communication satellites launch schedule for 2013 may be changed by Roscosmos due to the recent Proton-M crash, – Russian Ministry of Communications and Mass…

full story
July 10, 2013

According to the ISS flight schedule station reboost maneuver was carried out on July 10, 2013. In accordance with TSNIIMASH ballistics and navigational support service…

full story