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Progress MS-12

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2019-047A

Description

The Progress MS-12 supply ship carried more than 2,600 pounds (1,200 kilograms) of dry cargo to the space station inside the spacecraft’s pressurized compartment, including scientific equipment, components for the life support system, food, clothing, medical supplies and personal items for the research lab’s six-person crew, according to Roscosmos, the Russian space agency.

The Progress spacecraft also launched with around 1,764 pounds (800 kilograms) of propellant in refueling tanks to transfer inside the space station’s Zvezda service module, according to information released by Roscosmos. The Russian space agency said the resupply mission delivered some 925 pounds (420 kilograms) of water and 110 pounds (50 kilograms) of compressed gas to replenish the space station’s breathing air.

The cargo mission is designated Progress 73P in the sequence of resupply and crew delivery flights to the International Space Station.

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    Facts in Brief

    Launch Date: 2019-07-31
    Launch Vehicle: Soyuz-2.1a
    Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), Kazakhstan
    Mass: 7280 kg

    Funding Agency

    • Russian Space Agency (Russia)

    Discipline

    • Resupply/Refurbishment/Repair

    Additional Information

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