october, 2018

31oct00:31Soyuz 2-1A • Progress MS-10Cargo Mission to the International Space Station

Event Details

Launch Date: October 31, 2018
Launch Window: 00:53 UTC
Launch Vehicle: Soyuz FG
Launch Operator: Roscosmos
Launch Site: Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan
Payload: Progress MS-10 (~7,200 kg)
Mission Type: ISS Logistics
Spacecraft Manufacturer: RSC Energia
Rendezvous & Docking: October 31, 2018 (Zvezda)


A Russian Soyuz FG rocket will be tasked with lifting the Progress MS-10 cargo spacecraft into orbit for a supplies delivery to the International Space Station. Progress MS-10 is the 163rd overall mission of the Russian cargo vehicle since its first flight in 1978 and the 73rd to the International Space Station; it is the third of three planned Progress flights in 2018. The mission was switched from a Soyuz 2-1A rocket to the Soyuz FG version to free up a 2-1A vehicle for the inaugural flight of the crewed Soyuz MS spacecraft on the modernized Soyuz 2 in 2019.


Mission Resources:

? Launch Vehicle Overview: Soyuz FG

? Payload Overview: Progress MS Spacecraft Series

Countdown Timeline

Flight Profile


(Wednesday) 00:31 UTC


Baikonur Site 31/6

Baikonur Cosmodrome