Cosmonauts on ISS begin unloading Progress MS-26 spacecraft

Cosmonauts on ISS begin unloading Progress MS-26 spacecraft
# 19 February 2024 06:02 (UTC +04:00)

Cosmonauts on the International Space Station (ISS) have begun unloading the Progress MS-26 cargo spacecraft, the commander of the cosmonaut corps, TASS special correspondent Oleg Kononenko reported. He shared a video showing the ship's cargo compartment, APA reports citing TASS.

"I opened the hatch into the docked Progress MS-26 and we began unloading it," Kononenko said.

The Progress MS-26 cargo spacecraft docked with the Zvezda module of the Russian segment of the International Space Station (ISS) on February 17.

Progress MS-26 delivered 2,518 kg of cargo to the ISS, including 580 kg of refueling fuel, 420 liters of drinking water, 40 kg of compressed nitrogen in cylinders. The ship's cargo hold contained 1,478 kg of various equipment and materials, including food for the crew, clothing and materials for scientific experiments.

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THE OPERATION IS BEING PERFORMED