Mission Updates: Soyuz-U – Progress 47

A Russian Progress 47 re-supply vehicle for the Space Station launched on April 20th 2012 at 12:50 UTC on a Soyuz-U rocket.

Mission Videos

April 20th, 12:50 UTC
Successful Launch

April 20th 2012 – 17:00 UTC

Some launch photos from today.

Photo Credit: Energia

April 20th 2012 – 16:00 UTC

Launch occurred on time and progress is successfully on it’s way to the International Space Station. Videos of launch are available at the bottom of this page.

April 18th 2012 – 22:05 UTC

The Soyuz-U booster with Progress 47 (M-15M attached rolled out to the launch pad early this morning in Baikonur. Everything is nominal for a lift off April 20th at 12:50 UTC.

Photo Credit: Energia

April 17th 2012 – 21:50 UTC

Mating of the Progress (M-15M) 47 spacecraft with the Soyuz-U booster was completed today ahead of launch, set for April 20th at 12:50 UTC. Rollout of the entire rocket will occur April 18th at 05:30 UTC.

April 11th 2012 – 20:00 UTC

Roscosmos has released videos of the cargo stacking and fueling of Progress. Both videos are viewable at the bottom of this page. The Progress 47 is on schedule to launch April 20th at 12:50 UTC from Baikonur in Kazakhstan.

April 10th 2012 – 17:00 UTC

Fueling of the Progrss 47 Spacecraft is taking place today, with the fuel and gasses to be filled into the craft. The operation is expected to be complete by the end of the day as preparations continue for the April 20th launch date.

February 22nd 2012 – 18:00 UTC

The Progress 47 (M-15M) spacecraft arrived at Baikonur today, February 22nd 2012 for final processing ahead of the launch currently set for April 20th 2012 at 12:50 UTC.