21 June 2011
Soyuz-U with Progress M-11M Successfully Lifts Off from Baikonur
Soyuz-U rocket with Progress M-10M atop successfully lifted off today at 18.38 MSK, from launch pad 1, Baikonur.
Launch of Progress M-11M
Progress M-11 which is to deliver about 2.6t of cargo to the International Space Station is due to dock to Zvezda module on June 23, at 20:37 MSK.
Progress M-11M is Flying Towards the ISS
In line with the International Space Station mission plan, Progress M-11M cargo vehicle was launched from Baikonur yesterday.
The rocket successfully injected the vehicle into the orbit with the following parameters:
• min altitude – 193,96 km;
• max altitude – 240,09 km;
• revolution – 88,54 min;
• inclination – 51,64 deg.
The vehicle is due to dock to the station’s Zvezda module on June 23, at 20:37 MSK (Moscow Time).
Text, Video, Credit: Roscosmos PAO / Photo Credit: Yuzhny Space Center.
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