The first transport spaceship of the new series «Progress MS-01» has successfully docked with the International space station (ISS) in automatic mode, informs on December 23, news Agency RIA Novosti with reference to the Moscow mission control Center (MCC).
Space truck delivered to the ISS about 2.5 tons of cargo, including dry cargo, fuel, water and compressed oxygen and Christmas and new year gifts for the crew, says in this post.
A transport ship of a new modification of «Progress MS» made of RSC Energia by deep modernization of the series «Progress M». Most technical solutions will be then used in the development of manned transport vehicle of new generation.
Developed unique software systems allow us to calculate and issue the necessary directives to the mission control systems who are responsible for guidance of on-Board antenna geostationary space vehicles «the Beam» on «the Progress of the MC-01».