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Russian Cargo Craft Launches for Journey to International Space Station

The unpiloted Russian ISS Progress 68 cargo craft launched to the International Space Station Oct. 14 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. The Progres...

Progress MS-07 (68P)

Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Resupply

Low Earth Orbit 31/6 Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

The Progress resupply vehicle is an automated, unpiloted version of the Soyuz spacecraft that is used to bring supplies and fuel to the International Space Station.

Soyuz 2.1a

Family:
Configuration:

The Soyuz 2.1A converted the flight control system from analog to digital, which allowed launch from fixed platforms. It also allowed big fairings and payloads. It is currently used for crewed Soyuz and Progress flights to the ISS.

Specifications
  • Minimum Stage
    2
  • Max Stage
    3
  • Length
    46.3 m
  • Diameter
    2.95 m
  • Fairing Diameter
  • Launch Mass
    312 T
  • Thrust
    4149 kN
Family
  • Name
    Soyuz 2.1a
  • Family
  • Variant
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Soyuz 2.1a
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
    $80000000
  • Low Earth Orbit
    7020 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
    2810 kg
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity
    4230 kg

Progress MS-07


Active Cargo Unmanned Payload Capacity: 2400 kg
Destination: International Space Station
Serial Number: Progress MS-07 (No.437)

Progress MS-07 (Russian: Прогресс МC-07), identified by NASA as Progress 68 or 68P, is a Progress spacecraft used by Roscosmos to resupply the International Space Station.

Progress-MS Details

Progress Rocket Space Center

Progress Rocket Space Center

(PRSC)

Dmitry Baranov Founded: 1996 Successes: 44 Failures: 1 Pending: 0

Agency Type:

Progress Rocket Space Centre, formerly known as TsSKB-Progress, is a space science and aerospace research company which is known for manufacturing launch vehicles and satellites. Most notably, Progress Rocket Space Centre is the manufacturer of Soyuz launch vehicles.

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Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

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