First, after the accident at Baikonur, launch of the carrier rocket "Soyuz-FG" will be held on November 16. Then I…
First, after the accident at Baikonur, launch of the carrier rocket “Soyuz-FG” will be held on November 16. Then I try again to send a rocket to the International Space Station.
According to the source, the launch is tentatively scheduled for November 16, the start should take place at 21:14 (Kyiv time) . Then the rocket should put into orbit the cargo ship Progress MS-10.
There are also information that they are preparing a manned flight. His training is conducted in intensive mode, so the launch may take place in early December.
We will remind, on October 1
1th a Soyuz rocket with two cosmonauts on board crashed during startup. Both astronauts alive, they made an emergency landing in Kazakhstan. Former station commander astronaut Chris Hadfiled, suggested that the problem on the “Union” is not so easy to find, so the astronauts remain on the ISS for a long time can get stuck there.
What is the ISS? It’s a space station orbiting the Earth, created for scientific research in space. ISS was a joint project between NASA and Roscosmos. To perform a variety of works, astronauts make regular EVAs. As of may 2017 on account of the ISS 200 astronauts in space, for a total duration of 1247 hours and 55 minutes.
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