When setting the rocket on the launch complex, a malfunction of one of the systems of the complex – the electric motor of the Jack’s second ground of the power zone. Faulty engine promptly replaced the calculation of the branch JSC “TsENKI” – Space center “South”. It should be noted that Baikonur is now very hot: the temperature to plus 40 degrees. All works are going according to schedule, – noted in the Corporation.
the Launch of “Soyuz-2.1 a” with the cargo ship “Progress MS-15”. scheduled for 17:26 GMT on 23 July. On the “Progress” to the ISS will be sent supplies of fuel, water and gases, as well as livelihoods and stacking for space experiments. Docking to the Pirs module of the ISS Russian segment will take place on July 23 at 20:47:52 GMT.
meanwhile, another crew of the International space station proceeded to the final stage of preparation at the cosmonaut training Center in Star city. The flight is scheduled for October. To the crew of ISS-64 consists of Roscosmos cosmonauts Sergei Ryzhikov, Sergey Code-Crickets and NASA astronaut Kathleen Rubins. In the second crew of astronauts Roscosmos Oleg Novitsky and Peter Dubrov, NASA astronaut mark Vande HEI.