The Soyuz MS-14 spacecraft could not dock with the ISS

Roscosmos Launch of the Soyuz-2.1a rocket with the Soyuz MS-14 spacecraft

According to the TASS news agency, the Soyuz MS-14 spacecraft, launched on August 22, was unable to dock with the ISS, scheduled for 8:30 Moscow time. As indicated, the ship approached the station: it was 96 meters to the dock, but then it began to move away; Now it is from the station 280 meters.

According to Roscosmos’s Twitter, in connection with the unsuccessful docking, a meeting of the State Commission was convened under the chairmanship of Dmitry Rogozin to review the situation and report on measures to eliminate the failure in the docking system. Soyuz MS-14 will again have to try to dock with the ISS - on a reserve date.

The Soyuz MS-14 spacecraft was launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome with the Soyuz 2.1a launch vehicle on Thursday, August 22, in the morning. It carries about 670 kilograms of cargo to the ISS, in particular the humanoid robot Skybot F-850, which Russian cosmonauts will have to test at the station.


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