ISS-65 mission


ISS crew:

Commander -
Akihiko Hoshide

Flight engineers:
Оleg Novitskiy
Petr Dubrov
Mark Vande Hei
Robert Shane Kimbrough
Megan McArthur
Tomas Pesquet


Планета Королёва


Progress MS-09 logistics spacecraft received authorization to proceed with fuelling

June 26, 2018

Today, June 26, the technical management at the Baikonur launch site has confirmed the readiness of the cargo transportation spacecraft Progress MS-09 for filling with propellant components and compressed gases.

According to the decision announced as a result of the meeting, authorization to proceed with operations at the filling station was given with regard to the integrated propulsion system and the refueling system of the logistics spacecraft. The filling station equipment is ready for the operations.

Prior to sending the sending the spacecraft to the filling station, Progress MS-09 was subjected to balancing and weighing.

Operations to fill the cargo transportation spacecraft with propellant components are scheduled for June 27-28.

The launch of the cargo spacecraft Progress MS-09 on the launch vehicle Soyuz-2.1a from Area 31 of the Baikonur Cosmodrome is scheduled for July 10, 2018. The spacecraft will deliver to the ISS about 2.5 tons of various cargos, including dry cargo, propellant in the tanks of the integrated propulsion system and the refueling system, water and compressed gases.


RSC Energia press-center


July 21, 2021
LV Proton-M with MLM Nauka is launched
June 30, 2021
LV Soyuz-2.1a with SC Progress MS-17 is launched



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