Booster "Soyuz-2.1 a" orbiting with the ship "Progress MS-15", which after 3.5 hours, reach the International space station, writes RIA "news" with reference to Roscosmos.

"Is the separation of the cargo vehicle "Progress MS-15" from the third stage of the carrier rocket "Soyuz-2.1 a", – said the speaker during the broadcast.

"Union" went from the Baikonur cosmodrome at 17:26 GMT.

The ship will deliver to the ISS fuel, equipment for experiments, footwear, clothing and medical supplies, food and water. The astronauts in addition to the standard food packages will receive a compote, jam, fish dishes and fresh vegetables and fruits.

Work on the ISS the Russians Anatoly Ivanishin and John Wagner, as well as American Christopher Cassidy, Douglas Hurley and Robert Behnken.