Launch of Soyuz-U Carrier

09 april 2014

April 9, 2014 at 07:26pm (msc time) from Launch Pd #1 of Baikonur space range was launched Progress-M-23M cargo spaceship with Soyuz-U carrier.

The launch of the cargo spaceship was performed nominally. Progress-M-23M will bring 2.5t of various goods to the International Space Station. Among the cargo are foodstuffs, water and air for the crew, propellant for ISS orbit upkeeping maneuvers, hardware for the station equipping, research hardware for experiments.

Soyuz-U middle-class launch vehicle is designed and manufactured by TsSKB-Progress Samara State Research and Production Space-Rocket Center.