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Progress MS-25 docked with the ISS and delivered tangerines and New Year’s gifts

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Gaston de Persigny
Gaston de Persigny
Gaston de Persigny - Reporter at The European Times News

The cargo spacecraft was launched on Friday from the Baikonur Cosmodrome

The Progress MS-25 cargo spacecraft, which was launched on Friday from the Baikonur Cosmodrome, docked with the Poisk module of the Russian segment of the International Space Station (ISS), Roscosmos reported, as quoted by TASS.

The ship docked at the station in automatic mode, adds BTA. The process was controlled from Earth by specialists from the Mission Control Center, and from the ISS board by cosmonauts Oleg Kononenko, Nikolai Chub and Konstantin Borisov.

“Progress MS-25” delivered 2,528 kg of cargo, including 515 kg of refueling fuel, 420 liters of potable water, 40 kg of compressed nitrogen in bottles, clothing, and about 1,553 kg of various equipment for medical control and sanitary needs. In addition, the ship delivered food to the Russian cosmonauts, including tangerines, oranges, lemons and grapefruits, as the Russian Research Institute of Food Concentrate Industry and Special Food Technologies previously reported.

“Progress MS-25” also brought New Year’s gifts to the station, which were prepared for the crew members by their relatives and friends, the psychological support service of the ISS crew reported. Gift bags also contain dragon keychains.

The ship also delivered a special complex “Incubator-3” and 48 eggs of Japanese quail, with the help of which it is planned to conduct the “Quail” experiment, as well as equipment for the “Quartz-M” experiment, which the cosmonauts will have to install during work session outside the ship.

Illustrative Photo by Suzy Hazelwood: https://www.pexels.com/photo/orange-fruit-on-white-ceramic-saucer-1295567/

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