Just over a week ago, Alexander Gerst, German astronaut of the European Space Agency (ESA), recorded a video to show what turns rocket seen from the International Space Station (ISS).
The video, which looks like a scene from a movie, was recorded by the Cupola module. As you can see, it shows the rocket Russian Soyud launched by the kosmodrome Baikonur in Kazakhstan with cargo ship Progress MS-10 b & # 39; 2564 kg & # 39; supplies to the ISS, including food, fuel , oxygen and water.
The video that is made astronawru timpelapse 15 minutes, the speed increased between 8 and 16 times compared with the normal speed. This has led to video & # 39; about a minute, where you & # 39; see how to start the rocket and the various stages of separation.
The European Space Agency highlighted the following events in the video:
- 00:07: Separation of boosters
- 00:19: central stage separation
- 00:34:05: The central stage burned in the atmosphere and begin its return to Earth because it passed all its fuel
- 00:34:19: Progress 71 separates from the rocket and go to ISS
The next launch from the cosmodrome will take crews & # 39; three astronauts to the ISS on 3 & # 39; December this year.