ISS-61 mission

Main tasks


ISS crew:

Commander -
Luka Parmitano
Flight engineers:
Christina Koch
Alexandr Skvortsov
Andrew Morgan
Oleg Skripochka
Jessica Meir


Планета Королёва


February 5, 2014
Unmanned logistics spacecraft Progress M-22M in orbit

At 20:23:32 Moscow Time, logistics spacecraft Progress M-22M was launched from the Baikonur launch site.

The objective of the launch is to provide support needed for further functioning in orbit of the International Space Station (ISS) in accordance with the Russian commitments under this project.

The main objective of the mission is to deliver to the Space Station about 2.4 metric tons of various cargoes that are needed to continue the ISS mission in manned mode and provide living and working conditions for the crew.

The spacecraft was put into a parking low-Earth orbit with the following parameters close to the estimated.

The onboard systems of the spacecraft operate normally.

At the launch site the pre-launch processing and launch operations were supervised by the State Commission for manned systems flight tests and the Technical Management for flight tests of manned space systems, headed by the RSC Energia President and General Designer V.A. Lopota.

According to the telemetry data and reports from the crew of ISS Expedition 38, the space station systems function normally.

The docking of the logistics spacecraft with the space station is scheduled for February 6, at 02:25 Moscow Time.


For reference:

  1. In its compartments, the spacecraft carries into orbit supplies of propellant, oxygen, air, water, food rations, including natural form foods, hardware to support the operation of the station systems and equipment, hardware for scientific research and experiments, additional hardware for the Russian Segment modules, as well as packages for the ISS crew.
  2. Currently working in orbit under the ISS program are: Russian cosmonauts Oleg Kotov, Sergei Ryazansky, Mikhail Tyurin, US astronauts Michael Hopkins and Richard Mastracchio, a Japanese astronaut Koichi Wakata.


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December 6, 2019
The launch of LV Soyuz-2.1a with SC Progress MS-13 is planned
September 25, 2019
LV Soyuz-FG with SC Soyuz MS-15 is launched



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