The Russian space Agency reported the successful launch of the rocket with “Progress”
Rocket with a cargo spacecraft “Progress MS-07” the second attempt was successfully launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome. On Saturday, October 14, reported on the website of Roscosmos.
“After 8 minutes, 48 seconds after launch, the space truck cleanly separated from the third stage of the launch vehicle,” — told the Agency.
The start was made at 11:46 GMT. Plan cargo ship docked with the ISS should occur on October 16 at 14:09 GMT.
Liftoff! Almost 3 tons of food, fuel and supplies launched to the @Space_Station at 4:46 am ET: https://t.co/KX5g7zfYQe pic.twitter.com/WsRPDs6EPM
— NASA (@NASA) October 14, 2017
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Initially the launch was scheduled for 12 October, but it was postponed to the backup date, writes “Interfax”. The cargo ship was planned for the first time in history to dock to the station just three hours after the start due to flight for double scheme — technology at which the ship makes from the start to joining only two turns around the Earth.