July 17, 2019

The preparation of the “Progress MS-12” cargo ship for launching under the International Space Station program continues.

Today, on July 16, 2019, a technical management meeting was held, at which the “Progress MS-12” spacecraft was confirmed to be filled with fuel components and compressed gases, and a decision was made to allow the ship to be filled.

In accordance with the decision, a combined engine system and a refueling system of a cargo ship are allowed to work at a filling station.

The equipment of the filling station is ready for operation.

The launch of the “Soyuz-2.1a” launch vehicle with the “Progress MS-12” spacecraft is scheduled for July 31, 2019.

The purpose of the flight is to deliver onboard of the ISS the fuel, water and other cargoes, necessary for the operation of the station in manned mode.

4628439604

5127418802

More from this category:
February 16, 2014

Proton-M heavy booster with Turkish TurkSat-4A communication satellite was launched from Baikonur Spaceport, Roscosmos representative reported. Space device separated from Briz-M upper stage at 10.22…

full story
February 20, 2014

Cosmonaut Valeri Kubasov twice Hero of the Soviet Union and participant of the famous Apollo-Soyuz program died on Wednesday evening at the age of 79,…

full story
August 24, 2019

According to RIA news agency today, on August 24, the “Soyuz MS-14” spacecraft with the “Fedor” robot on board could not dock with the ISS…

full story
May 17, 2019

Specialists of Roscosmos enterprises at the Baikonur cosmodrome started operations to fuel the “Spectrum-RG” spacecraft with fuel components, and this operations will last for several…

full story
September 19, 2014

Preparation works for the launch of Proton-M booster with Briz-M upper stage and Luch telecommunication satellite are under way at Baikonur spaceport. Yesterday evening Khrunichev…

full story
January 30, 2019

On January 28, the RD-180 rocket engine was successfully tested in the Scientific Testing Complex of NPO “Energomash” JSC. According to Andrei Ushkov, the chief…

full story
February 20, 2020

The Russian members of the main crew of the “Soyuz MS-16” manned spacecraft, Roscosmos cosmonauts Nikolay Tikhonov and Andrey Babkin, will be replaced by backups…

full story
September 4, 2013

Soyuz TMA-08M with 3 ISS crew members onboard return to the Earth is scheduled for September 11, – MSC representative reported. Pawel Vinogradov (Roscosmos), Alexander…

full story