july, 2018

09jul21:51Soyuz 2-1A • Progress MS-09Cargo Mission to the International Space Station

Event Details

Launch Date: July 9, 2018
Launch Window: 21:51 UTC
Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 2-1A
Launch Operator: Roscosmos
Launch Site: Site 31/6, Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan
Payload: Progress MS-09 (~7,400 kg)
Mission Type: ISS Logistics
Spacecraft Manufacturer: RSC Energia
Rendezvous & Docking: June 13, 2018 (Pirs)


A Russian Soyuz 2-1A rocket will be tasked with lifting the Progress MS-09 cargo spacecraft into orbit for a supplies delivery to the International Space Station. Progress MS-09 is the 162nd overall mission of the Russian cargo vehicle since its first flight in 1978 and the 72nd to the International Space Station; it is the second of three planned Progress flights in 2018. Typical Progress missions carry approximately 2,500 Kilograms of cargo to ISS comprised of refueling propellants, water, pressurized gases and dry cargo including food, experiments, maintenance gear and crew supplies.


Mission Resources:

? Launch Vehicle Overview: Soyuz 2-1A

? Payload Overview: Progress MS Spacecraft Series

Countdown Timeline

Flight Profile


(Monday) 21:51 UTC


Baikonur Site 31/6

Baikonur Cosmodrome