Expert: unknown what orbit now “Progress”

The specialists of the mission control Center can’t determine the location of the cargo ship “Progress MS-04”, which this evening was launched from Baikonur. This “Star” was told by the chief editor of the magazine “news of cosmonautics” Igor Marinin.


“Stream, which we watched from the Baikonur cosmodrome, in 510 the second that happened, nobody knows. We switched to American funds to broadcast us. And there it turned out that the ship they see, but not on the calculated orbit. And that he’s open solar panels and antenna. That is, what he is now really an orbit, which orbit has switched off the engine of the third stage and will they be able to pull on the orbit of the ISS is still unknown,” – said Marinin.


Earlier it was reported that “Progress” is brought to an intermediate orbit, but its parameters are specified. 383 the second flight of the carrier rocket “Soyuz-U” with a cargo of comic ship “Progress MC-04” to the ISS had problems with the telemetry link. Space truck was supposed to deliver to the ISS more than 2.5 tons of various cargoes.