“Progress MS-09” sank in the Pacific ocean
MOSCOW, January 25. /TASS/ — the Cargo spacecraft was docked with the ISS since July 10.
Cargo spacecraft “Progress MS-09” Friday was undocked from the International space station (ISS), de-orbited and sunk in non-navigational area of the Pacific ocean, TASS was told at the Central research Institute of machine building (TsNIIMash, the head research Institute of the state Corporation “Roscosmos”).
“Burned in the atmosphere fragments of the ship “Progress MS-09″ landed in non-navigational area of the Pacific ocean,” said the Institute.
The ship was undocked from the station at 15:55 GMT. “Progress MS-09” was part of the ISS since July 10. This day was made its launch from the Baikonur cosmodrome. The ship first arrived on the ISS on a double circuit (two turns around the Earth), he was in flight is only 3 hours and 40 minutes.
Previously, “Progress” went to the ISS or on a two-day scheme (34 round), or came to the station six hours (four turns).
Launch date of the next cargo ship “Progress MS-11”, not yet defined, as Roscosmos has not yet approved the flight schedule of freight and manned spacecraft to the ISS this year.
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