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Following the Soyuz spacecraft will fly to ISS via the superfast scheme

Russian manned spacecraft Soyuz will fly to the International space station in October on a quick six-hour scheme, ultra-fast three-hour scheme will not be used, told RIA Novosti the representative of the press service of the Roscosmos.

"Ballistic flight to the ISS (orbital parameters, date and time of launch of manned spacecraft) does not allow to realize the convergence of the ISS by ultrafast three-hour scheme," he added.

Earlier it was reported that the launch of "Soyuz MS-17" carrier rocket "Soyuz-2.1 a" from the cosmodrome Baikonur is planned on 14 October. His crew includes Russian cosmonauts Sergei Ryzhikov and Sergey Code-Cvercko, as well as American astronaut Kathleen Rubins.

In 2013 the Soyuz spacecraft with crews began to fly to the ISS on a quick six-hour scheme instead of a two-day. In 2018-2020 four cargo ships "Progress" has been successfully tested superfast three-hour scheme.

In December 2019, the General Director of Roscosmos, Dmitry Rogozin, said that the sending of the Soyuz spacecraft with the crew on the superfast scheme will happen "shortly" and then, as he put it earlier, the astronauts will be at the "faster than to fly from Moscow to Brussels."

In January 2020, cosmonaut Oleg Artemyev has not excluded that the first ship will be "Soyuz MS-17".