From the Baikonur Cosmodrome launched the Russian ship Progress M-10M

To the International Space Station from the Baikonur Cosmodrome today launched the second this year, the Russian ship "Progress" with cargo and packages for astronauts. This was reported in the Mission Control Center near Moscow.

Similarly, at the estimated time at 17:05 MSK, with the first, "Gagarin" launch pad was launched rocket "Soyuz-U" with a cargo ship "Progress M-10M", which carries into orbit more than 2.6 tons of cargo. After two days, "truck" delivers the ISS crew food, water, fuel, equipment, parcels from their families.

In addition to standard cargo ship will bring a new group "bioturistov" — flies, fruit flies and bacteria, as well as tomato seeds and wheat for the orbital garden. In addition, on board the station sent a new unit for oxygen regeneration system "Electron".

Among other cargo "Progress" will deliver gifts from psychologists and space designer, fresh vegetables and fruits.

Who keeps watch ISS crew of six: the Russians Dmitry Kondratyev, Alexander Samokutyaev, Andrey Borisenko, American Catherine Coleman, Ronald Garan and Italian Paolo Nespoli.

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