November 20, 2019

At the Baikonur Cosmodrome preparations are continuing for the launch of the “Progress MS-13” cargo spacecraft under the International Space Station program.

On November 19, 2019, the technical management confirmed the readiness of the ship for refueling with fuel components and compressed gases.

In accordance with the decision made following the meeting, a combined propulsion system and a cargo ship refueling system are allowed for works at a gas station.

The gas station equipment is also ready for work.

Before sending the product for refueling, the “Progress MS-13” cargo ship was balanced and weighed.

Refueling operations are scheduled for November 20-21, 2019.

The launch of the “Soyuz-2.1a” launch vehicle with the “Progress MS-13” cargo spaceship is scheduled for December 1, 2019 from launch pad № 31 of the Baikonur Cosmodrome.

The purpose of the flight – to deliver on board of the International Space Station the fuel, water and other cargo, required to operate the station in manned mode.

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