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Date of dispatch of the Progress transport-cargo vehicle to the ISS announced

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The Rocket and Space Corporation Energia, which is part of the State Corporation Roscosmos, has announced the date of dispatch of the Progress MS-16 cargo-transport vehicle to the International Space Station (ISS). The spacecraft will be launched into orbit using the Soyuz-2.1a launch vehicle.


The news agency reports this today with reference to RSC Energia TASS.

The launch of the spacecraft is scheduled for February 15. At the moment, the Soyuz transition compartment, which ensures the integration of the Progress command module into the launch vehicle control system and the mechanical connection of the nose fairing with the spacecraft, is docked with the spacecraft and is located at the Baikonur cosmodrome, from which the launch will be carried out.


In preparation for the flight, the Progress radio and service systems were also tested.

These works were carried out by RSC Energia in cooperation with other enterprises of the state corporation Roscosmos, which are also involved in preparing the launch of a transport-cargo vehicle into orbit.

The world's most powerful liquid-fueled rocket engine has been successfully tested earlier. GK Roskosmos plans to install such engines on Yenisei and Soyuz-5 launch vehicles.
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  1. Mountain shooter
    Mountain shooter 7 February 2021 17: 30
    -6
    The food will be brought ... Borsch. Tired of American diets ...
    1. Lexus
      Lexus 7 February 2021 18: 23
      0
      They will be taken back, but used. Americans never bother with their dirty work.
    2. shahor
      shahor 7 February 2021 18: 32
      +5
      Quote: Mountain Shooter
      Tired of American diets ...

      So who made them take?
      1. slipped
        slipped 7 February 2021 21: 19
        +2
        Quote: shahor
        So who made them take?


        The station commander, cosmonaut Sergei Ryzhikov, took it. And since the American astronauts are now under his command, they had to give everything. laughing
        1. shahor
          shahor 8 February 2021 00: 19
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          Quote: slipped
          Sergey Ryzhikov took it.

          So, take a gop-stop? Are Americans now starving?
          1. slipped
            slipped 8 February 2021 00: 20
            +3
            Quote: shahor
            Quote: slipped
            Sergey Ryzhikov took it.

            So, take a gop-stop? Are Americans now starving?


            No, they will be returned by any barter laughing On the ISS, nothing happens for free. Only barter or money.
  2. Prisoner
    Prisoner 7 February 2021 17: 52
    +3
    When "Progress" arrives. smile
    1. donavi49
      donavi49 7 February 2021 20: 58
      +5
      There, next to the Union, fresh burritos and pizzas fly.



      So there will be a feast for the belly throughout the station. drinks
  3. rjpthju
    rjpthju 7 February 2021 20: 08
    -7
    Have you removed the main trampoline yet? I wonder if the Americans had no stock? Why don't we have it?
    1. slipped
      slipped 7 February 2021 20: 52
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      Quote: rjpthju
      I wonder if the Americans had no stock? Why don't we have it?


      The point is that you have been misinformed. Station crew - it is common for the entire station. Accordingly, food products at the station are not divided into friends and foes - cosmonauts and astronauts can take food rations from different segments, depending on their needs. At the same time, last year, the number of Russian Progress spacecraft launched to the ISS was reduced to three spacecraft per year under an earlier agreement (since now only two Soyuz MS are flying under the crew delivery program, and visiting expeditions on Soyuz MS this year was not envisaged), two ships were successfully launched, the launch of the third ship that flies on February 15 was postponed for technical reasons for two months (partly due to the January holidays). This year four Progress spacecraft are flying, one of which will deliver the new Prichal module to the ISS.
      1. Blackmokona
        Blackmokona 7 February 2021 23: 28
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        Divided into friends and foes. Rosskosmos directly stated that NASA offered its rations in response to a request from Rosskosmos to bring the Russians on an American ship.
        1. slipped
          slipped 8 February 2021 00: 10
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          Quote: BlackMokona
          Divided into friends and foes. Rosskosmos directly stated that NASA offered its rations in response to a request from Rosskosmos to bring the Russians on an American ship.


          In order for you to understand what is happening, you need to know that each country has its own quota for the delivery of food to the station, taking into account the preferences of astronauts and cosmonauts. Naturally, rations with dishes from our cuisine are delivered to our cosmonauts, Western cuisine - to Western ones. But it is in the order of things for the crew to exchange products and they talked about this many times. In this case, our cosmonauts received part of the rations according to the American quota and nothing more. If the astronauts demand their share of the quota for their rations, then our ship will deliver the same share to them. As has happened more than once, when Progress was used to deliver American rations. This is normal for the ISS crew. There barter all the time.

          RIA made an informational sketch, and the hamsters, who have permanently "Roscosmos FSE", picked up and began to inflate the elephant out of a fly, as usual this is happening lately. laughing And RIA caught her dose of hype.
    2. donavi49
      donavi49 7 February 2021 20: 53
      0
      Long-term NZ is available there. But there is a need for a solution + if an emergency occurs later, and the NZ gobbled up, who will take responsibility? I already keep silent that there is a special set of products and the medical scientific program will stop.

      Well, they eat burritos with meat in a spicy sauce, and all kinds of pizzas, broccoli and so on. Only a plus.
  4. APASUS
    APASUS 7 February 2021 20: 11
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    [quote] Previously, the world's most powerful liquid-fueled rocket engine was successfully tested. GK Roscosmos plans to install such engines on the Yenisei and Soyuz-5 launch vehicles. [Quote]
    We have an order for the delivery of heavy cargo into space, we are going to the moon, for what program are these engines?
    1. slipped
      slipped 7 February 2021 20: 37
      +3
      Quote: APASUS
      The world's most powerful liquid-fueled rocket engine has been successfully tested earlier. GK Roskosmos plans to install such engines on Yenisei and Soyuz-5 launch vehicles.

      We have an order for the delivery of heavy cargo into space, we are going to the moon, for what program are these engines?


      So it is written. "Soyuz-5" will fly from "Nazarbayev launch", within the framework of the "Baiterek" project - this is the former 45th platform of Baikonur, from which Zenits took off earlier, returned to Kazakhstan. This summer, Kazakhstan, together with TsENKI, will begin reconstruction for our new rocket on it, the engines of which have been successfully tested. Since the tail section of the Soyuz-5 generally repeats the tail section of the Zenit-2, the launch reconstruction will not take much time.
  5. slipped
    slipped 7 February 2021 21: 01
    +2
    In the meantime, the next universal rocket modules for the heavy LV "Angara-A5" produced by PO "Polet" in Omsk have been prepared for dispatch to the control and test station at the Center. Khrunicheva, Moscow:



    After the necessary tests, these modules will be sent to the Plesetsk cosmodrome for the next launch of the Angara-A5 rocket.