Indo-Asian news service
Nov 17, 2018 09:27 IST
Russia is successful launched An advanced MS-10 cargo ship to the International Space Station (ISS), a Russian state-owned Roscosmos corporation, said on Friday.
The ship was launched on Friday (1814 GMT) in Moscow at 21:14, along with a cosmic launcher Sojuz-FG from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, according to Roscosmos, the Xinhua agency reports.
The MS-10 ship will deliver approximately 2.5 tons of various cargoes to the ISS, including fuel, air, water, scientific equipment and life support for the crew, the statement said.
Convergence of the MS-10 promotion with the ISS and Connection will be carried out automatically under the supervision of the Mission Control Center and Russian cosmonaut Sergei Prokopov at the ISS, which will be held on November 18th.
This is the first launch of the spacecraft to the ISS since the failure of the previous mission on October 11th.
The Soiuz MS-10 spacecraft capsule with Russian cosmonaut Alexei Ovchinin and US astronaut Nick Haga made an emergency landing in Kazakhstan after the rocket was wrapped shortly after raising it.
Russia then suspended missions of space ships and plans a new one for the beginning of December.
Prokopev, American astronaut Serena Aunon-Chancellor and German astronaut Alexander Gerst, who are now working on the ISS, is expected to return to Earth around December 20.