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RSC Energia: fuelling of Progress MS-13 logistics vehicle completed

November 22, 2019

At Baikonur cosmodrome RSC Energia specialists continue as planned the processing of the cargo transportation spacecraft Progress MS-13 for the launch under the program of the 74th resupply mission to the International Space Station (ISS).

In accordance with the schedule, after completion of the fuelling operations the spacecraft was delivered to the processing facility and was installed into the dynamic test system for completion of the final phases of pre-launch processing and stowing of the additional cargo of fresh food and onboard documentation into the cargo compartment. As a result, Progress MS-13 is to deliver to the ISS a supply of propellant and gases with a total mass of 700 kg, as well as 1350 kg of various equipment and cargoes, including hardware for onboard control systems and life support systems, instruments for scientific experiments, sanitary and hygienic materials and medical monitoring equipment, 420 liters of water in the tanks of Rodnik system and standard food rations. In addition to this, ISS cosmonauts and astronauts are going to receive a new track for the treadmill intended to keep the crew in good physical shape under zero gravity conditions.

The launch of Soyuz-2.1a launch vehicle carrying the Progress MS-13 logistics spacecraft is scheduled for December 1, 2019.




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