Progress MS-03 docks to ISS

On July 18, 2016 at 8:20 pm EDT, the new upgraded Progress MS-03 (64P) docked to the PIRS docking compartment of the International Space Station.

The photos below demonstrate the docking procedure of the Progress MS-03 to the ISS.

image Progress MS-03 on final approach

image Bottom view of the ISS showing the PIRS docking module where the Progress MS-03 will attach to.

image Progress MS-03 approaching to PIRS

image Docking of Progress MS-03



image Current ISS configuration of 4 spacecrafts

The Expedition 48 crew will now prepare for the second of two back to back cargo deliveries with the arrival of SPACEX’s Dragon CRS-9 mission for NASA on Wed 20th.
The Dragon will dock to the Harmony Module on the Nadir port. (Red circle)


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Source: NASA


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