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Progress MS-04 to Deliver Greenhouse and 1st Eternal Spacesuit to ISS
1.12.2016 19:52
Progress MS-04 to Deliver Greenhouse and 1st Eternal Spacesuit to ISS

The CTV Progress MS-04 will deliver 2.5 tons of cargo to the International Space Station.

      The crew transfer vehicle will dock the Star module of the ISS on the 3rd of December. The research astronauts Oleg Novitsky, Tom Peske and Peggy Whitson are going to get testing materials as well as food and water reserves.

      Among other things, Progress MS-04 will deliver a greenhouse and a water resumption system to it. The astronauts will also get the first ever sample of the space suit Orlan-ISS, which is also referred to as "eternal". It is designed for 20 spacewalks instead of 15.

      The carrier rocket was launched from the Baikonur Spaceport at 5:52 pm today, December 1.

       


Sources: http://svopi.ru 

Author: Vera Ivanova

Tags: Baikonur Spaceport International Space Station Spacecrafts   

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