by Staff Writers
Moscow (Sputnik) Nov 30, 2016
A Soyuz-U carrier rocket with the Progress MS-04 space freighter has been installed to the launching pad at the Baikonur cosmodrome, Russia's Korolev Rocket and Space Corporation (RSC) Energia said on Tuesday.
The launch of Progress MS-04 to the International Space Station (ISS) is scheduled for 14:51:52 GMT on December 1.
It will deliver to the ISS about 2.5 tonnes of various cargo, including water, compressed gases and fuel as well as food, clothing, medical supplies, personal hygiene items, as well as some scientific equipment.
"The specialists of RSC Energia and other affiliated companies within Roscosmos are involved in final technological operations at the launching pad," the corporation said in a statement.
Source: Sputnik News
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