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Updated SMSR Integrated Master Schedule, dated June 7, 2021.

78P Disposal and 6R Node Launch: November 24, 2021

Note that SMSR schedule is unreliable regarding Russian launches.
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Does anyone know what the launch time will be?
Related question: Will ISS need any re-boosts between now and then?  I see none listed here.  (Excluding a contingency collision avoidance maneuver.)

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June 24 02:25  ISS orbit's reboost by Progress MS-16 (77P) engines (dt=TBD s, dV=+0.5 m/s, dH=TBD km)
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Updated SMSR Integrated Master Schedule, dated June 7, 2021.

78P Disposal and 6R Node Launch: November 24, 2021

Note that SMSR schedule is unreliable regarding Russian launches.

From the same source:
3R = MLM-U = Nauka launch July 15

77P = Progress MS-16 and Pirs SO-1 disposal July 17

6R = Node = Prichal
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Question answered!
SFN Launch Schedule, updated June 18
Nauka launch on 15 July at 17:16 UTC.

Does anyone know what the launch time will be?
Related question: Will ISS need any re-boosts between now and then?  I see none listed here.  (Excluding a contingency collision avoidance maneuver.)

Cross-post:
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June 24 02:25  ISS orbit's reboost by Progress MS-16 (77P) engines (dt=TBD s, dV=+0.5 m/s, dH=TBD km)
« Last Edit: 06/21/2021 04:57 am by zubenelgenubi »
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- July 17, 14:41 UTC - undocking of #Pirs module with help of Progress MS-16 cargo ship from the ISS;
Sounds like the Progress will 'back away' with Pirs attached. I wonder if Pirs will remain attached as Progress re-enters, or if Pirs will be released after de-orbit to re-enter separately.

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- July 17, 14:41 UTC - undocking of #Pirs module with help of Progress MS-16 cargo ship from the ISS;
Sounds like the Progress will 'back away' with Pirs attached. I wonder if Pirs will remain attached as Progress re-enters, or if Pirs will be released after de-orbit to re-enter separately.

I’m sure both will stay attached.
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https://twitter.com/rogozin/status/1409460805918203908

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Module "Science" under the head fairing.
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https://twitter.com/delta_v/status/1409464101366079495

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The payload fairing has been installed on the #Nauka module ahead of launch!

roscosmos.ru/31667/

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https://twitter.com/russianspaceweb/status/1410568134231273472

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BREAKING: A critical launch of the #Nauka module to #ISS will be postponed "by several days" from July 15 by a technical problem. DETAILS: http://www.russianspaceweb.com/insider-content.html

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https://twitter.com/russianspaceweb/status/1410568134231273472

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BREAKING: A critical launch of the #Nauka module to #ISS will be postponed "by several days" from July 15 by a technical problem. DETAILS: http://www.russianspaceweb.com/insider-content.html
Quality Control/Assurance issue detected while at the fuelling station.
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twitter.com/katlinegrey/status/1411421394479501317

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According to the sources, the fairing was removed from MLM #Nauka. It took the specialists one day to decide whether they could fix the problem without removing the fairing, and they considered it necessary. The new launch date is not determined yet. https://www.gazeta.ru/science/2021/07/03_a_13696682.shtml

https://twitter.com/katlinegrey/status/1411424171322707977

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I talked with the specialists about this issue. They believe, the absence of the thermal-vacuum isolation would most likely not have damaged the sensors, but no one wanted to be responsible if something happened to them.
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... and removed from the NASA TV schedule:

https://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/nasatv/schedule.html
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 ???

https://twitter.com/russianspaceweb/status/1411717885710540801

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#Nauka's missing thermal blankets were not simply forgotten during the installation, but they had not even been manufactured! FIND OUT WHY (and support the practically only surviving independent publication on the Russian space) -> http://russianspaceweb.com/insider-content.html
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Per the latest recovery plan also detailed below the MLM-U launch is now targeted (NET) within the 1330 to 1400 UTC time block on July 21 (backup July 22) after which the next ideal optimised launch window is within the month of September 2021.

http://russianspaceweb.com/protected/mlm-2021.html#delay
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https://twitter.com/rogozin/status/1412658116278300673

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Module "Science" at the refueling and neutralization station of the Baikonur cosmodrome. Preparations for refueling have just begun. This is the most important operation of the final stage of MLM preparation for launch. In the evening, having started irreversible technological operations, we will confirm the launch date.

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NASA Television Upcoming Events:

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July 21, Wednesday
10:30 a.m. - Coverage of the Launch of the “Nauka” Multipurpose Laboratory Module to the International Space Station from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan (Launch is scheduled at 10:58 a.m. EDT)

July 29, Thursday
8:30 a.m. - Coverage of the Docking of the “Nauka” Multipurpose Logistics Module to the International Space Station (Docking scheduled at 9:25 a.m. EDT) (All Channels)

launch scheduled:
July 21, 2021 at 14:58 GMT;
docking scheduled:
July 29, 2021 at 13:25 GMT;

[zubenelgenubi edit docking time]
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07/08/2021

The launch of the "Science" module is scheduled for July 21

In accordance with the decision of the State Commission, the launch of the Proton-M launch vehicle with a new laboratory module Nauka from launch pad No. 200 of the Baikonur cosmodrome is scheduled for July 21, 2021 at 17:58:21 Moscow time. Reserve dates - July 22 and 23. Its flight to the International Space Station will last 8 days, and docking to the nadir port of the Zvezda service module is scheduled for July 29, tentatively at 16:26 Moscow time.

In this regard, undocking of the Progress MS-16 transport cargo vehicle together with the Pirs docking module, whose place on the ISS will be taken by the Nauka module, is scheduled for July 23 (subject to the Nauka launch on July 21). Entry into the dense layers of the atmosphere and further flooding of the non-combustible structural elements of the ship and the module will occur in the non-navigable area of ​​the Pacific Ocean 4 hours after undocking.

At the Baikonur cosmodrome at this time, the Nauka module is being routinely prepared for the upcoming launch. The remarks identified earlier have been eliminated. At the moment, the space warhead is at the refueling and neutralization station - this is the most important operation of the final stage of preparation for launch.

The Nauka laboratory module is a research module of the Russian segment of the International Space Station, developed by the S.P. Korolev (equipment of on-board systems and scientific equipment) in cooperation with M.V. Khrunichev (general design and production, part of the State Corporation Roscosmos) in order to expand the functionality of the Russian segment of the ISS.

The Science module will be located at the nadir port of the Zvezda service module and is intended for the implementation of the Russian program of scientific and applied research and experiments. After the commissioning of the new module, the Russian segment will receive additional volumes for the arrangement of workplaces and storage of cargo, placement of equipment for the regeneration of water and oxygen, the conditions for the stay of cosmonauts will improve and become more comfortable, and the safety of the entire ISS crew will also increase.

https://www.roscosmos.ru/31746/
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NASA and Roskosmos did not "dock" on the launch time of the "Science" module.

09:28 08.07.2021

Roscosmos and NASA have named different launch times for the Nauka module to the ISS

MOSCOW, July 8 - RIA Novosti. " Roskosmos " and NASA called different time of the launcher "Science" to the ISS , the materials published on the website of the US agency.

"July 21st ... The launch is scheduled for 10.58 am ET," it said.

According to Roskosmos, the launch of the Proton-M rocket from Baikonur is scheduled four minutes earlier - at 17.54 Moscow time.

According to the state corporation, the docking of the module to the ISS is planned for July 29 at 16.26 Moscow time, but NASA also indicates a different time here - 16.25.

Before the arrival of Nauka, the Pirs module will be undocked from the station on the 23rd. "Roskosmos" in its message does not give the undocking time, but, according to NASA, it is planned at 15:45 Moscow time.

Since 2002, Pirs has been used as an additional mooring port for manned and cargo spacecraft of the Soyuz and Progress type and to provide spacewalks from the Russian segment of the ISS.

In "Science" there is a sleeping place for an astronaut, a toilet, systems for the regeneration of oxygen from water and water from urine, workplaces for conducting experiments. It is also equipped with an airlock for carrying out the scientific equipment outside the station and the European remote manipulator ERA.

https://ria.ru/20210708/kosmos-1740380775.html

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