MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russia –
Source: Russia Federal Space
# TsNIIMash # Main # MCC # ISS # ISS-63 # Progress MS-15 # Cosmodromes # Baikonur 07/22/2020 04:35 PM MCC has completed preparations for the launch of Progress MS-15 Mission Control Center TsNIIMash (part of Roscosmos State Corporation) has completed scheduled work on preparation for the launch of the Progress MS-15 transport cargo vehicle into low-earth orbit and its subsequent docking with the International Space Station. According to the calculations of the ballistic and navigation support service of the MCC, the launch is scheduled for July 23, 2020 at 17:26:22 Moscow time Specialists of the Main Operational Control Group of the Russian Segment of the International Space Station will begin to control the cargo vehicle after it has separated from the third stage of the carrier. The estimated time of launching the spacecraft into a given orbit is 17:35:11 Moscow time. The broadcast of the launch from the Baikonur cosmodrome will be available in the community of the State Corporation Roscosmos on the VKontakte social network from 16:10 Moscow time.
The vehicle rendezvous “Progress MS-15” with the station and docking to the docking port of module a-1 “Pirs” is scheduled to carry out in automatic mode under control of MCC specialists and Russian crew members of the station. Docking with the station is planned at 20:47 GMT, in double scheme.Transport ship “Progress MS-15” delivered to the station fuel, and gases with a total mass of 600 kg and 1 520 kg of different equipment: the equipment on-Board resource management systems and livelihoods, setting for the experiments, sanitary materials, clothes and medicines, standard diets and 420 gallons of water in system tanks of Rodnik.
EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is a translation from Russian Language to English.