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Roscosmos reports pressure drop in Progress MS-21 ship, ISS crew not in danger

Causes being clarified
Progress MS-21 ship Dmitry Petelin/TASS/ISS
Progress MS-21 ship
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MOSCOW, February 11. /TASS/. Russia’s state-run space agency Roscosmos reported on Saturday a pressure drop in the Progress MS-21 resupply ship which was expected to be deorbited on February 18.

According to Roscosmos, the space freighter is isolated from the International Space Station (ISS), the causes are being clarified.

The ISS crew is not in danger, the space corporation assured in a statement.

The Progress MS-21 space freighter was launched from the Baikonur space center in Kazakhstan on October 26, and it docked to the Poisk research module of the ISS about two days later. The spacecraft delivered a cargo weighing more than 2,500 kg to the ISS.