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Progress Launched First Time after Accident
23.02.2017 19:06
Progress Launched First Time after Accident

The Progress cargo spacecraft has been launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome to the International Space Station.

      The carrier rocket Soyuz-U with the ship Progress MS-05 started at the estimated time. The third stage of the rocket detached from the resupply vehile at 9:07 am MSK. The docking of Progress MS-05 with the ISS is scheduled on February 24 at 11:34 MSK.

      This launch was the last one for the Soyuz-U. These carriers have been used since the 1970s. They will be replaced with modernized rockets of the Soyuz-2 series.




Author: Vera Ivanova

Tags: Spacecrafts Soyuz Spacecraft International Space Station Baikonur  

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