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April 9, Wednesday
11:15 a.m. - Coverage of the ISS Progress 55 Launch to the ISS (Launch scheduled at 11:26 a.m. EDT) - JSC (All Channels)
4:45 p.m. - Coverage of the Docking of the ISS Progress 55 to the ISS (Docking scheduled at 5:17 p.m. EDT) - JSC (All Channels)
« Last Edit: 04/09/2014 08:44 AM by Chris Bergin »

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March 25, 2014

A meeting of the Technical management

At Baikonur launch site the preparations continue for the launch of Progress M-23M cargo vehicle under the International Space Station program.

The Technical Management meeting took place, which made a decision to fuel Progress M-23M cargo vehicle with propellant components and compressed gases.

http://www.energia.ru/en/iss/iss39/progress_m-23m/photo_03-25.html

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Progress M-23M cargo vehicle was delivered to the Spacecraft Assembly and Testing Facility

At Baikonur launch site the preparations continue for the launch of Progress M-23M cargo vehicle under the International Space Station program.

Progress M-23M cargo vehicle fuelled with propellant components and compressed gases was delivered to the Spacecraft Assembly and Testing Facility for final processing operations.

http://www.energia.ru/en/iss/iss39/progress_m-23m/photo_03-31.html

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A transfer compartment was docked with Progress M-23M cargo vehicle

At Baikonur launch site the preparations continue for the launch of Progress M-23M cargo vehicle under the International Space Station program.

Progress M-23M transport cargo vehicle was docked with the transfer compartment in the Spacecraft Assembly and Testing Facility.

http://www.energia.ru/en/iss/iss39/progress_m-23m/photo_04-02.html
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Designers inspection of Progress M-23M cargo vehicle and payload shroud roll were performed

At Baikonur launch site the preparations continue for the launch of Progress M-23M cargo vehicle under the International Space Station program.

http://www.energia.ru/en/iss/iss39/progress_m-23m/photo_04-03.html
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Payload shroud roll on to the Progress M-23M cargo vehicle was performed.

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The orbital module of the LV Soyuz-U with CV Progress M-23M transportation for the general integration with LV

At Baikonur launch site the preparations continue for the launch of Progress M-23M cargo vehicle under the International Space Station program.

Orbital module of the Soyuz-U launch vehicle, containing Progress M-23M spacecraft was transported from the spacecraft processing facility for the general integration with LV.

http://www.energia.ru/en/iss/iss39/progress_m-23m/photo_04-04.html
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April 4, 2014

NASA Television to Air Upcoming Space Station Cargo Ship Activities


NASA Television will air live the departure of an unpiloted Russian cargo spacecraft and the launch and docking of another to resupply the International Space Station (ISS) Monday, April 7, and Wednesday, April 9.

The ISS Progress 54 cargo ship, which arrived at the orbiting laboratory in February, will undock from the space station's Pirs docking compartment at 9:58 a.m. EDT April 7. It will move well away from the station for experimental tests before its planned deorbit into Earth's atmosphere Friday, April 18. NASA TV coverage of the undocking will begin at 9:45 a.m.

On April 9, the ISS Progress 55 cargo craft will launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 11:26 a.m. (9:26 p.m. in Baikonur) on an expedited six-hour journey to the orbital outpost. NASA TV coverage of the launch will begin at 10:15 a.m. Later that day, the incoming cargo craft, loaded with almost 3 tons of food, fuel and supplies for the space station crew, will dock to Pirs at 5:16 p.m. NASA TV coverage of docking will begin at 4:45 p.m.

For NASA TV streaming video, downlink and scheduling information, visit:

http://www.nasa.gov/nasatv

For b-roll and other media resources, visit:

http://www.nasa.gov/stationnews

For more information on the International Space Station, visit:

http://www.nasa.gov/station

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Tried asking elsewhere but can't find an answer - why is Progress-M s/n #427 flying before #423-426? (testing future improvements for the Progress-MS?)
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Soyuz launch vehicle was rolled out from the integration building to the launch pad.

http://www.federalspace.ru/20418/ (in Russian)
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April 7, 2014
 Soyuz launch vehicle rollout to the launch pad

At Baikonur launch site the preparations continue for the launch of Progress M-23M cargo vehicle under the International Space Station program.

Soyuz launch vehicle was rolled out from the integration building to the launch pad.
 Soyuz launch vehicle with Progress M-23M transport vehicle is installed on the launch pad.
 L-2 days activities have been started.

http://www.energia.ru/en/iss/iss39/progress_m-23m/photo_04-07.html

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Moved for live coverage.

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Is this one also departing from PU-5 LC1 ‘Gagarinskiy Start’ (17P32-5)?

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Is this one also departing from PU-5 LC1 ‘Gagarinskiy Start’ (17P32-5)?

Yup. There's another Soyuz rocket launching from LC-31/6 next week.  ;)
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Is this one also departing from PU-5 LC1 ‘Gagarinskiy Start’ (17P32-5)?

Yup. There's another Soyuz rocket launching from LC-31/6 next week.  ;)


Very good, thanks!

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The State Commission has conducted the final pre-launch review and a GO for Soyuz propellant loading was given a few minutes ago.
http://www.federalspace.ru/20429/ (in Russian)
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Good evening from Baikonur!
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