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"Soyuz-U" with THC "Progress M-12M" taken to the launch complex

Today at the Baikonur Cosmodrome at 5:00 am Moscow time, in accordance with the State Commission estimates businesses rocket and space industry conducted export carrier rocket «Soyuz-U» to transport cargo vehicle «Progress M-12M» in the assembly and test facility (MIC) sites 112.

Launch vehicle delivered to the launch complex Sq. A rocket and placed in the starting unit.

In accordance with the schedule of the first launch day joint account at 9.30 GMT to undertaking the planned operations.

Cargo ship «Progress M-12M» will bring to the station in 2670 kg of cargo: scientific equipment, fuel to maintain orbit station, food, water and air for astronauts expendable equipment

Running GTK «Progress M-12M» is scheduled for August 24 at 17 hours 00 minutes 11 seconds Moscow time.


Press Service of the Russian Space Agency

Source: www.roscosmos.ru


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