Source: launch of the cargo ship “Progress MS-11” to the ISS postponed
MOSCOW, 7 Feb — RIA Novosti. The next cargo ship “Progress” will travel to the ISS in early April, a week later plan, told RIA Novosti on Monday a source in the rocket and space industry.
“The start of “Progress MS-11″, previously scheduled for March 28, postponed to 4 April,” — said the Agency interlocutor, without specifying the reason for the delay.
He added that the launch of April 4, as before the start of the March 28, will allow “truck” to get to the station for ultra-fast scheme for a record three hours.
In December 2018, the General Director of the Russian space Agency, Dmitry Rogozin, said on Twitter that the flight of the cargo ship “Progress” on the double (three-hour) ultrashort scheme will be repeated in March.
First docking to the ISS three hours after the launch was carried out in July 2018 vehicle “Progress MS-09”.
Currently, manned Soyuz and cargo Progress spacecraft to fly to the station either via the quick scheme — a six-hour (or chetyrehvalkovoj) or in a two-day (34-turn).