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RSC Energia: Progress MS-10 logistics vehicle launched to the ISS

November 16, 2018

Today, November 16, a cargo transportation spacecraft Progress MS-10 developed and built by RSC Energia was successfully launched to the International Space Station (ISS).

The launch vehicle Soyuz-FG carrying the spacecraft was launched from Area 1 (Gagarins launch pad) of the Baikonur Cosmodrome at 21:14 Moscow Time. According to telemetry data, the spacecraft separated from the third stage of the launch vehicle normally at the expected time. Antenna and solar panel deployment has been reported. Specialists of the Lead Operations Control Team (LOCT) for the Russian Segment of the International Space Station (ISS RS) have assumed control of the spacecraft.

Progress MS-10 will deliver to the ISS about 2.5 metric tons of various cargos: more than 1.3 tons of dry cargo, 725 kg of propellant in the refueling system tanks, 420 kg of water in the Rodnik system tanks, as well as 50 kg of compressed air and oxygen in canisters. Stowed in the cargo compartment are scientific instruments, components for the life support system, as well as containers with food, clothing, medical supplies and personal hygiene items for the crew.

The automatic docking of the cargo spacecraft with the docking compartment of the ISS is scheduled for November 18, at 22:30 Moscow Time.

 

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Launches

December 3, 2018
LV Soyuz-FG with SC Soyuz MS-11 is launched
November 16, 2018
LV Soyuz-FG with SC Progress MS-10 is launched

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