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Saturday, October 14, 2017

Progress 68 Cargo Spacecraft Launch

     Today the Russian Progress 68 cargo craft was launched from Russian Launch pad Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhastan. It carried almost Three tons of food, fuel and other supplies required for the International Space Station crew members. The automated Russian Progress-68 cargo spacecraft was lifted-off from launch pad at 4:46 a.m from Baikonur Cosmodrome.

Within 10 minutes after the launch, it reached its orbit and deployed its solar panels and antennas. And it was fully monitored by Expedition 53 Crew Members for approach and docking.

It will arrive the Pirs docking Compartment of the International Space Station for docking on 16th October 2017 | Monday at 7:09 a.m

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