Preparation of the Progress MS-20 cargo spacecraft for flight to the ISS

At the technical complex of the Baikonur Cosmodrome, the preparation of the Progress MS-20 cargo spacecraft is being completed. to fly to the International Space Station under the program of the 81st resupply mission.

On May 29, the ship as part of the space warhead arrived at the Assembly and Test Building for general assembly with the Soyuz-2.1a launch vehicle. RSC Energia specialists and specialized enterprises of Roskosmos completed the tilting of the space head into a horizontal position and its loading into the transport unit.

Launch of the carrier rocket “Soyuz-2.1a” with the ship “Progress MS-20” scheduled for June 3, 2022. The ship's flight program provides for an ultra-fast two-orbit autonomous rendezvous scheme with the delivery to the ISS of about 2,500 kg of cargo, including refueling fuel, supplies of drinking water and compressed gases, as well as 1,458 kg of various equipment and materials for the crew of the 67th long-term expedition.

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