ISS-65 mission


ISS crew:

Commander -
Akihiko Hoshide

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




Progress MS-09 passed the designers inspection

July 4, 2018

The prelaunch processing of cargo transport vehicle Progress MS-09 under the International Space Station (ISS) program is in progress at Baikonur cosmodrome.

Specialists from RSC Energia conducted the designers inspection of the vehicle and performed the encapsulation of the medium launch vehicle Soyuz-2.1. at the Baikonur cosmodrome.

The vehicle preparations for the launch are being performed at the spacecraft assembly and testing facility (SC ATF).

Per the preparatory work schedule the transportation of the payload module with Progress MS-09 from SC ATF to the launch vehicle integration and test facility for final assembly with the launch vehicle is planned for Thursday, July 5.

The launch of Progress MS-09 by launch vehicle Soyuz-2.1 from the launch site 31 of Baikonur cosmodrome is planned for July 10, 2018. The purpose of the flight is to deliver propellant, food, water and other cargo to the ISS, which are required for operation of the Station in a man-tended mode.


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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