Cargo ship launch clears crewed mission to space station

Rodiano Bonacci
Novembre 21, 2018

Russian Progress MS-10, a cargo aircraft has arrived at the International Space Station (ISS) after journeying for about two days after its launch on November 16.

The Progress MS-10 supply ship during Sunday's rendezvous with the International Space Station.

The spacecraft carries about three tons of food and supplies for the crew members, including clothing, experiments and science equipments spare parts.

NASA refers to this as Progress 71 because it is the 71st Progress spacecraft to resupply ISS. The crew was quickly recovered in good condition.

The Soyuz-FG rocket took off at the scheduled time of 1814 GMT from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, images from Russian space agency Roskosmos showed.

One of the four first stage rocket engines abnormally separated and hit the second stage rocket that led to the loss of stabilization of the Soyuz on October 11, stated Roscosmos describing the cause for the anomaly caused.

That flight will carry Russian cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko, Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques, and NASA's Anne McClain to the ISS.

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