April 1, 2019

Today, on April 1, the “Soyuz-2.1a” rocket with a “Progress MS-11” cargo spaceship was rolled out from the Assembly and Testing Building and installed at the launch pad № 31 of the Baikonur cosmodrome.

Works began on the program of the first launch day.

The RSC “Energia” specialists and other enterprises of Roscosmos performing pre-launch technological operations at the launch complex.

Pre-launch tests of systems and units of the rocket-space complex are performing, the interaction of the onboard equipment and ground equipment is checking.

The launch of the “Progress MS-11” cargo spacecraft from the Baikonur cosmodrome is scheduled for April 4, 2019.

The purpose of the flight is to deliver on board of the International Space Station fuel, water and other cargoes, necessary for the further operation of the station in manned mode.

The docking of the ship with the ISS is scheduled for April 4 at 5:25 pm (Moscow time).

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