Russia at the second attempt launched rocket “Soyuz»

Россия со второй попытки запустила ракету «Союз»

In the State Corporation for outer space activities “Roskosmos” reported on the successful launch of the carrier rocket “Soyuz-2.1 A”, which took place at the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

According to the obtained results, the rocket put into orbit space truck “Progress MS-08”, which on 15 February needs to dock with the ISS.

The launch was performed by International space station program, — is spoken in the message.

It should be noted that a cargo ship should be delivered to the ISS almost three tons of various cargoes, including food, fuel, water and air. He also will deliver scientific equipment, components for life support systems, clothing, medicines and means of personal hygiene for crew members.