MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russia –
Source: Russia Federal Space
In accordance with the mission plan of the International space station (ISS) August 22, 2019 carried out a test launch of a spacecraft “Soyuz MS-14” to fly unmanned. On 24 August, for technical reasons, the vehicle docking with the ISS in automatic mode failed. With the aim of providing conditions for its docking on 26 Aug planned redocking of manned spacecraft “Soyuz MS-13” from service module “Zvezda” to mini research module Poisk of the Russian segment of the ISS.The estimated time of separation of the “Union of MS-13” from module “Zvezda” — 06:34 MSK, docked to the “Search” — at 06:59 Moscow time. The duration of the surgery will be about 25 minutes. The dock will hold in manual mode, the commander Alexander Skvortsov involving flight engineers Luke Parmitano and Andrew Morgan. Today, August 25, the crew holds on Board the International space station training for the upcoming relocation and reactivation of the ship “Soyuz MS-13”.This operation will be carried out in order to release the docking of the service module “Zvezda”, to which August 27, 2019 at 06:12 MSK needs to dock the ship “Soyuz MS-14”.
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