17 Apr 2024 11:58

Progress MS-27 resupply ship to fly to ISS in May - Roscosmos

MOSCOW. April 17 (Interfax) - The Progress MS-27 resupply ship will be launched to the International Space Station (ISS) from Baikonur Cosmodrome in May, Roscosmos said on Wednesday.

"The launch of a Soyuz-2.1a rocket coupled with the Progress MS-27 resupply ship is planned for May 2024," Roscosmos said.

Preparations for launching Progress MS-27 to the ISS began in Baikonur on Tuesday.

"Specialists from Energia Rocket and Space Corporation and the Yuzhny Design Bureau will perform ground checks of radio-technical systems of the Progress MS-27's approach and docking system within a day," Roscosmos said.

On March 25, Roscosmos said Progress MS-27's launch to the ISS from Baikonur was planned for June 3, 2024.