From the Baikonur cosmodrome launched the transport ship “Progress MS-03” on the carrier rocket “Soyuz-U”, according to “Roskosmos”.
As planned, the launch of “Soyuz” and “Progress MS-03” took place at 00:41 GMT. At 00:50 cargo spacecraft separated from the third stage booster. Docking with the International space station (ISS) is scheduled for July 19 at 03:22 GMT.
As explained by RIA Novosti the representative of Roscosmos, the spacecraft will deliver on ISS products, new equipment, and parcels for the crew.
7 July from the Baikonur cosmodrome was launched the manned spacecraft “Soyuz MS”, on Board of which was the expedition, composed of Russian cosmonaut Anatoly Ivanishin, Japanese Takuya Onishi and American Kathleen Rubins. 9 Jul upgraded the ship successfully docked to the ISS.
The launch of the “Soyuz MS” postponed several times. First it was moved from 21st to 24th of June, and then postponed until July 7.