|Mission type||ISS resupply|
|Mission duration||12 hours (in progress)|
196 days (planned)
|Spacecraft||Progress MS-20 no.450|
|Spacecraft type||Progress MS|
|Launch mass||7000 kg|
|Dimensions||[convert: needs a number]|
|Start of mission|
|Launch date||3 June 2022, 09:32:00|
|Launch site||Baikonur, Site 31|
|Contractor||Progress Rocket Space Centre|
|End of mission|
|Decay date||2022 (planned)|
|Reference system||Geocentric orbit|
|Regime||Low Earth orbit|
|Docking with ISS|
|Docking date||03 June 2022, 13:03:00|
|Time docked||9 hours (in progress) |
196 days (planned)
Progress MS-20 (Russian: Прогресс МC-20), Russian production No.450, identified by NASA as Progress 81P, is a Progress spacecraft launched by Roscosmos to resupply the International Space Station (ISS). This will be the 173rd flight of a Progress spacecraft.
The Progress-MS is a uncrewed freighter based on the Progress-M featuring improved avionics. This improved variant first launched on 21 December 2015. It has the following improvements:
On 3 February 2021, the State Commission for Testing of the Piloted Space Systems, chaired by Roskosmos head Dmitry Rogozin, approved the latest ISS schedule for 2021 and the first quarter of 2022.
A Soyuz-2.1a will launch Progress MS-20 to the International Space Station from Baikonur Site 31 on 3 June 2022 on a fast-track trajectory. Around 3 hours 20 minutes after the launch, Progress MS-20 will automatically docked with Zvezda and continue its mission for 196 days, supporting Expedition 67 and Expedition 68 missions aboard the ISS.
A nave espacial Progress MS-20 está carregada com 2.500kg (5.51 lb) de carga, sendo 1.458 (3.22 lb) desta carga seca.
Carga seca: 1.458 (3.22 lb)
Combustível: 599kg (1.32 lb)
Oxigênio: 40kg (90 lb)
Água: 420kg (926 lb)
A 3D printer will also be delivered to ISS by progress and 4 Russian experimental cubesats, which are to be deployed from the ISS during a Russian spacewalk.