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Work began on schedule the first launch day. / August 22, 2011 /

In accordance with the schedule of preparation of the launch vehicle (LV), «Soyuz-U» with a cargo ship (SCC) of «Progress M-12M» on the SC in 9 hours 30 minutes Moscow time launch joint calculations began work on the plan the first launch day. Launch vehicle (ILV) is set to start the device, it summed up the farm service.

Running GTK «Progress M-12M» is scheduled for August 24 at 17 hours 00 minutes 11 seconds Moscow time. Cargo ship will deliver the International Space Station in 2670 kg of cargo: scientific equipment, fuel to maintain orbit station, food, water and air for astronauts expendable equipment.

Docking STC «Progress M-12M» to the ISS is scheduled for August 26 at 18 hours 38 minutes.

Press Service of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Photo Space Center «South»)


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