The Soyuz MS-14 spacecraft, launched to the ISS last Wednesday, could not dock at the appointed time with the station. The spacecraft approached the ISS at a distance of 100 meters, after which it worked back after a while and hovered. The docking was assigned to 8: 30 Moscow time. time and was supposed to happen in automatic mode.
The ship approached the station at a distance closer than 100 meters, hovered, and then began to retreat to a distance of 102 meters
- reported from the MCC.
Currently, the ship hovered in 150 meters from the station. The cause of the incident is not reported.
Soyuz is allotted to a safe distance from the ISS, experts determine the possibility of a new attempt to dock
- said in a message from the MCC.
Recall that the Soyuz-2.1 launch vehicle with the Soyuz MS-14 manned spacecraft launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome on Wednesday morning. On board the ship is an android-type robot FEDOR, which, after being delivered to the ISS, must take part in a number of experiments. which will last two weeks. The docking of the ship with the station was planned in automatic mode.