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Luka Parmitano
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Christina Koch
Alexandr Skvortsov
Andrew Morgan
Oleg Skripochka
Jessica Meir


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April 24, 2013.
Automatic Cargo Vehicle Progress M-19M is flying to the ISS

At 14:12:16 Moscow Time an automatic transport cargo vehicle Progress M-19M was launched from the Baikonur Launch Site.

The purpose of the launch is to support further in-orbit operation of the International Space Station (ISS) in accordance with the Russian commitments under the project.

The main objective of the mission is to deliver more than 2.4 tons of various cargoes to the Station, which are required to continue the ISS mission in a manned mode, and provide living and working conditions for the crew.

The vehicle was inserted into a parking low-Earth orbit with the following parameters: 51.65 deg. inclination, 193.50 km minimal altitude, 247.20 km maximum altitude, 88.61 min orbital period.

The onboard systems of the vehicle operate normally.

At the launch site, the vehicle prelaunch processing and launch operations were performed under the direction of the Chairman of State Commission for flight tests of manned space complexes, head of Roscosmos V.A. Popovkin, and Technical Manager for flight tests of manned space complexes, RSC Energia President , Designer General, V.A. Lopota.

According to the telemetry data and reports of the 35th ISS prime crew reports, the space station onboard systems operate normally.

The cargo vehicle docking to the station is planned on April 26 at 16:26 Moscow Time.

For reference:

  1. In its compartments, the vehicle carries into orbit supplies of propellant, oxygen, air, water, food rations, including fresh products, equipment to support the station systems and assemblies functionality, hardware for scientific research and experiments, additional hardware for the Russian segment, as well as packages for the ISS crew.
  2. Currently working in orbit under the ISS program are: Russian cosmonauts Roman Rmanenko, Pavel Vinogradov, Alexander isurkin, Canadian Space Agency astronaut Chris Hadfield and US astronauts Thomas Marshburn and Christopher Cassidy.

 

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