According to the decision taken by State Commission on February 15, at 04.00, Moscow time, rocket and space industry launching crews rolled-out Soyuz-U booster with Progress M-26M cargo vehicle from the integration building to #1 launchpad (Gagarin launch). The rocket was installed and the specialists started working in accordance with the first launching day schedule. Before the launch they have to test the facilities and systems both of the rocket and ground-based equipment and fill the booster’s tanks with propellant components and pressurized gas.
The launch of Soyuz-U booster with Progress M-26M cargo vehicle is scheduled for February 7, 14.00, Moscow time.
The vehicle will deliver to the ISS propellant components, oxygen, foodstuffs, scientific equipment, parcels for crew members, etc.