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The rocket "Union-FG" with the piloted ship started from Baikonur Cosmodrome — Rambler News Service


Photo: globallookpress.com the Carrier rocket "Union-FG" with the transport piloted Union of MS-10 ship started from Baikonur Cosmodrome. Start is broadcast by the website of Roskosmos state corporation. The start of a rocket took place at 11:40 Moscow time. The astronaut of Roskosmos Alexey Ovchinin and the astronaut of NASA Nick Haig were a part of an expedition at the ISS. Onboard the ISS there are already Russian Sergey Prokopyev, American Cerina Aunyyon-Chensellor and the German astronaut Alexander Gerst. "Rapprochement of TPK "Union of MS-10" with the station and mooring to the research Search module (MIM2) are planned to be carried out in the automatic mode under control of experts of GOGU RS ISS to TsUP and the Russian members of crews of the transport ship and the station. Joining of the ship with the station is planned for October 11, 2018 in 17 hours 45 min. Moscow time" — noted in the press service of Roskosmos. The spaceship of the Union of MS series is intended for delivery of crews by number to three people and the accompanying freights on the International Space Station and also for their return to Earth. In the time spent for the ISS it also performs functions of the ship rescuer and is supported in constant readiness for urgent descent of crew to Earth.

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