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At the start of the Baikonur rocket mounted with a truck "Progress"

Carrier rocket "Soyuz-2.1 a" to transport cargo vehicle "Progress MS-15" on Monday were taken and installed at the launch complex of the Baikonur cosmodrome, reports Roskosmos.

"After installation at the launch complex of pad 31 in vertical position, it was announced farm service, and the joint calculation of specialists of enterprises of state Corporation "Roscosmos" began work on schedule the first launch day," - said in a statement on the website of the Corporation.

On Thursday 23 July there will be a meeting of the state Commission, during which the rocket will allow for fuelling and launch. The start is scheduled on the same day at 17.26 GMT. The flight to the International space station will double the scheme, docking to the Russian segment will be held at 20.47 GMT with a possible deviation from this time in three minutes.

The ship will deliver to the station the fuel and gases with a total mass of 600 kilograms and 1.5 tons of other goods - resource equipment of on-Board control systems and life support, laying for the experiments, sanitary materials, clothes and medicines, standard diets and 420 gallons of water in system tanks of Rodnik.

This will be the fifth flight of "Progress" to the station using the ultra-fast three-hour (double) circuit. In the future it will be used on the manned Soyuz spacecraft, which is currently flying to the ISS on a six-hour fast (chetyrehvalkovoj) scheme.

Now work on the ISS Russian cosmonauts Anatoly Ivanishin and John Wagner, as well as American astronaut Christopher Cassidy, Douglas Hurley and Robert Behnken.