Russian Progress 77 carries out the ISS supply mission

ISS. Photo: Boeing

Luxembourg, 16 February 2021 – News from Baikonur: Unscrewed Russian Progress 77 that transferred one ton of nitrogen, water and propellant to the International Space Station (ISS) launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan yesterday, NASA said.

The supply ship reached preliminary orbit and deployed its solar arrays and navigation antennas as planned for a two-day meeting en route to meet with the orbital lab and crew members, the U.S. agency said.

After crossing 33 Earth orbits on its way, the spacecraft will automatically anchor in the pier section of the Pierce station on the Russian segment on Wednesday.

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