Soyuz rocket with Progress spacecraft launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome


A Soyuz-2.1a carrier rocket with a Progress MS-22 cargo ship was launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome

The Soyuz-2.1a carrier rocket with the Progress MS-22 space cargo ship was launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome. The launch was broadcast on February 9 by the press service of the state corporation Roscosmos.

The launch vehicle was carried out at 09:15 Moscow time from the 31st site of the Baikonur Cosmodrome. At the same time, the launch of the Progress MS-22 spacecraft into a given orbit, the separation from the third stage of the rocket, the opening of the antennas and solar panels were carried out on a regular basis.

It is specified that the cargo ship will reach the International Space Station (ISS) after 34 orbits around the Earth, that is, after two days, and it is added that it is planned to dock with the Zvezda module on February 11 at 11:47 Moscow time.

It should be noted that over 2500 kg of cargo, including 720 kg of refueling fuel, 420 kg of water, 40 kg of nitrogen and about 1354 kg of dry cargo, should be delivered to the ISS on the Progress MS-22 spacecraft.


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