The transport cargo ship Progress M-18M has successfully docked with the ISS

February 12 at 00:35 MSK docking of cargo vehicle (THC), "Progress M-18M" to the International Space Station (ISS).

THC "Progress M-18M" docked to the docking bay (CO) "Pierce". The convergence process was carried out in automatic mode under the supervision of specialists Mission Control Center and TsNIIMash FSUE Russian ISS crew of cosmonauts Oleg Novitsky, Yevgeny Tarelkin and Roman Romanenko.

The ship delivered to the station loads required to maintain the ISS in manned mode and a program of scientific and applied research on its board.

The total mass of all delivered to the ISS cargo totaled more than 2.5 tons.

ISS crew continues 34/35-y long expedition consisting of commander Kevin Ford (NASA), flight engineer Oleg Novitsky, Yevgeny Tarelkin and Roman Romanenko (Roscosmos), Chris Hadfield (Canadian Space Agency) and Thomas Mashburn (NASA).

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