Launch: 5:35 a.m. EDT (09:35 GMT) Oct. 12, 2017
Launch vehicle: Soyuz 2.1a
Launch site: Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan
This Russian Progress cargo ship will launch from Baikonur Cosmodrome to deliver several thousand kilograms of supplies to the International Space Station. Docking will take place about four orbits, or some six hours, later. The spacecraft will mate with Pirs.