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The Russian Spacecraft Becomes The Fastest Spacecraft In History


Launched from the Baikonur space airport in Kazakhstan at 1:51 am on April 25 GMT, the MS-14 Progress automatically connected to the ISS after only 3 hours and 20 minutes, becoming the fastest spacecraft in history.

In a statement from the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos), Progress MS-14 was launched by Soyuz-2.1a rocket from Baikonur space airport in southern Kazakhstan at 1:51 on April 25th and automatically connected to ISS after only 3 hours and 20 minutes, becoming the fastest spacecraft in the history of flights to ISS.

Roscosmos added that its Progress MS-14 spacecraft carrying 2.5 tons of cargo connected to the International Space Station (ISS) on April 25 after undergoing a "super-fast" trip. "From the Earth. Roscosmos emphasized that this mission was carried out on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the Nazi Victory Day (May 9) during World War II.

ISS is one of the few collaborations between Russia and the West. This space station has been orbiting Earth at about 28,000 km / h since 1998.

Progress MS-14 ships carrying fuel, scientific equipment, water, food, clothing, and medicine to the astronauts on the ISS. Currently on ISS, there are 3 working astronauts Chris Cassidy (American), Ivan Vagner (Russian) and Anatoly Ivanishin (Russian).


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