Progress MS-15 departs ISS and deorbits itself to safe destruction during re-entry

by | Feb 10, 2021 | International Space Station, NASA, Seradata News, SpaceX

Filled with trash, Russian cargo craft Progress MS-15 (ISS-76P) undocked from the International Space Station’s (ISS) Pirs module at 0521 GMT on 9 February.  Just over three hours later it fired its engines in a deorbit burn at 0830 GMT.  The spacecraft made a controlled re-entry with most of the craft breaking up and burning up in the atmosphere. Any surviving debris fell into the South Pacific at 0913 GMT.

All times from Jonathan McDowell.

Progress MS-15 (ISS-76P) is viewed departing from the ISS from the port hole of the Crew Dragon. Courtesy: NASA via Twitter

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