The ship is scheduled to dock with the ISS on December 3
Today, a Soyuz 2.1a rocket with a Progress MS-25 space truck launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome. The press service of Roscosmos spoke about this.
The launch took place at 12:25 Moscow time from the 31st site of the cosmodrome. As noted in Roscosmos, the launch of the Progress MS-25 into a given orbit, its separation from the third stage of the rocket, and the deployment of the ship’s antennas and solar panels took place as usual.
The docking of Progress MS-25 to the small research module Poisk of the Russian segment of the International Space Station is scheduled for December 3 at 14:15 Moscow time.
The Progress MS-25 will deliver 2,528 kg of cargo to the ISS, including 515 kg of fuel for refueling the station, 420 kg of drinking water and 40 kg of nitrogen, as well as 1,553 kg of resource equipment, stowage for scientific experiments, products food, medical and sanitary products. Among other things, the truck will deliver tangerines, New Year's gifts and a trophy from the Future Games tournament to the astronauts, which is due to return to earth in 2024.
At the station, the ship is waiting for the crew of the 70th long-term expedition – Roscosmos cosmonauts Oleg Kononenko, Nikolai Chub and Konstantin Borisov, NASA astronauts Jasmine Moghbeli and Loral O'Hara, ESA astronaut Andreas Mogensen and JAXA astronaut Satoshi Furukawa.