Progress MS-11 approaches the ISS.
|Mission type||ISS resupply|
|Mission duration||116 days|
|Spacecraft||Progress MS-11 n/s 441|
|Launch mass||7400 kg|
|Payload mass||3400 kg|
|Start of mission|
|Launch date||4 April 2019, 11:01:34 UTC |
|Rocket||Soyuz-2.1a s/n Ya15000-036|
|Launch site||Baikonur, Site 31/5|
|Contractor||Progress Rocket Space Centre|
|End of mission|
|Decay date||29 July 2019|
|Reference system||Geocentric orbit|
|Regime||Low Earth orbit|
|Docking with ISS|
|Docking date||4 April 2019, 14:22:26 UTC |
|Undocking date||29 July 2019, 10:43 UTC|
|Time docked||116 days|
Progress MS-11 (Russian: Прогресс МC-11), identified by NASA as Progress 72P, is a Progress spacecraft used by Roscosmos to resupply the International Space Station (ISS). This is the 163rd flight of a Progress spacecraft.
In 2014, the launch was scheduled for 16 April 2018. In November 2018, delays with the launch of the EgyptSat-A spacecraft and required the launch to 28 March 2019, the Kommersant newspaper reported. In January 2019, RIA Novosti reported that the launch had been pushed to 4 April 2019.
The Progress MS-14 spacecraft delivered 3,400 kg of cargo, with 1,400 kg of this being dry cargo. The following is a breakdown of cargo bound for the ISS:
Equipment for several life science experiments, including Bioplenka, Konstanta-2, Produtsent, Mikrovir, Struktura, Biodegradatsiya and Kristallizator. The spacecraft also carried the Faza vessel for growing water plants and the associated lighting system for the Ryaska educational experiment.
It undocked at 10:43 UTC, on 29 July 2019. And decay in the atmosphere and its debris entered the Pacific Ocean, on the same day.