The Soyuz-2.1a launch vehicle with the Progress MS-17 cargo vehicle was launched from the launch complex of the 31st site of the Baikonur cosmodrome. The video appeared on the RIA Novosti telegram channel.
It is reported that at 02.36 Moscow time “Progress” went into near-earth orbit. The cargo ship will deliver fuel for refueling, drinking water, oxygen cylinders and about 1,500 kg of dry cargo to the ISS. Also, astronauts will have access to birch sap, flags of the Aerospace Forces and the Airborne Forces, as well as a vest.
The rendezvous of Progress with the ISS is scheduled for the early morning of July 2.
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