lundi 7 avril 2014

Transport cargo ship Progress M-22M in free flight

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In accordance with the International Space Station (ISS) carried undocking cargo vehicle (THC) Progress M-22M to the station.

Reduction of the orbit and flooding in a predetermined area of the Pacific is scheduled for April 18 at 19:43 MSK.

 Progress M-22M Spacecraft Undocks from ISS, Making way

During autonomous flight TGC Progress M-22M will be carried out a scientific experiment "Radar-Progress."

With experiment "Radar-Progress" experts determine the spatio-temporal dependence of density, temperature, ionic composition local ionospheric inhomogeneities resulting from engine operation.

Progress M free flight

Rocket Soyuz-U with THC Progress M-22M was launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome February 5, 2014 at 20 hours 23 minutes 32 seconds Moscow time. February 6, 2014 2 hours and 22 minutes Moscow time docking of cargo spacecraft Progress M-22M from the International Space Station. Docked to the docking bay, Pierce was held in the automatic mode.

Cargo spacecraft delivered to the ISS more than 2.5 tonnes of goods: fuel, food, send the crew, photo and video equipment, water and other consumable materials necessary for the operation of the station in manned mode.

ROSCOSMOS Press Release:

Image, Video, Text, Credits: Roscosmos press service / ROSCOSMOS / NASA / NASA TV / Translation: Aerospace.

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