Progress MS-01 Re-docking test

On July 1, 2016 a Russian Progress MS-01 (62P) cargo ship performed a re-docking test to the International Space Station.

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The system test included verification of software and a new signal converter incorporated in the upgraded manual docking system for future use in Progress vehicles in the unlikely event the “KURS” automated rendezvous system encounters a problem.

The Progress undocked the PIRS module and backed away 623 feet (about 190meters) from the station.

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ISS cosmonauts Alexey Ovchinin and Oleg Skripochka took manual control of the vehicle.
The Progress MS-01 re-docked to the PIRS module again at 6:05 UTC.

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UPDATE:
Following the exercise, the Progress MS-01 was undocked from the ISS on July 3, 2016 at 6:48 Moscow Time, resulting in a planned destructive reentry over the Pacific Ocean, west of New Zealand.

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Source: Spaceflight101.com

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