Date: 6 days ago   Category: Space

On Baikonur have filled before start the cargo space ship "Progress of MS-10" - RIA Novosti, 11/8/2018


General view of the hall of the assembly and test case of the platform 254 Baikonur Cosmodrome. Archival photo
MOSCOW, 8 Nov — RIA Novosti. The cargo spaceship "Progress of MS-10" was filled on Baikonur, the Energiya Rocket and Space Corporation (RSC) reports on Thursday. "Specialists of RSC Energia at Baikonur Cosmodrome have successfully executed operations on filling of the transport freighter "Progress of MS-10" with components of fuel and the compressed gases at gas station" — it is said in the statement. Now the ship is installed in a building berth for final preparation in the Assembly and test case of spacecrafts. Start of the ship is planned for November 16. It will become the first start-up to the International Space Station after accident of a rocket "Union-FG" with the piloted Union of MS-10 ship. Because of the wrong office of one of side blocks in the third minute of flight the rocket couldn't put the ship to orbit. Crew members the Russian astronaut Alexey Ovchinin and the American astronaut Nick Haig haven't suffered.

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