The State Commission authorized the rocket “Union” with the ship “Progress” for refueling and launching
MOSCOW, February 15. /Then 24/. The State Commission has made a decision on the readiness for the next launch of the Soyuz-2.1a carrier rocket, which is supposed to launch the Progress MS-19 cargo ship from the Baikonur Cosmodrome into orbit. This is stated in the Roscosmos message.
“The Baikonur Cosmodrome State Commission has decided to refuel the Soyuz-2.1a rocket with the Progress MS-19 cargo and launch. It is scheduled for 7:25:40 a.m. Moscow time,” the statement said. state corporation in a press release. Twitter.
The Soyuz-2.1a carrier rocket with the Progress cargo spacecraft is scheduled to launch from Platform No. 31 (Vostok) of the Baikonur Cosmodrome at 07:25 Moscow time on February 15. Docking with the ISS is scheduled for 10:08 a.m. Moscow on February 17. Progress MS-19 will spend 370 days in space. This is the first launch since Baikonur in 2022.
The total volume of dry cargo to be delivered to the ISS is approximately 1600 kg, including on-board resource equipment, cable ducts for the modernization of the Nauka general-purpose laboratory module, consumables for the life support system, medical control and sanitary and hygienic equipment, clothing and food for astronauts, a set of target loads for research and scientific and applied experiments, as well as 430 kg of fuel components in the tanks of the refueling system , 420 liters of drinking water and 40 kg of compressed nitrogen in cylinders.