“There is undocking!

At 02:41 Moscow time, a command was issued to open the hooks of the Progress MS-17 cargo vehicle.

After one and a half minutes, the "truck" undocked from the "Search" module of the Russian segment of the station and set off for a 29-hour "free voyage".

- said in a message on Twitter.

It is noted that the spacecraft will make several maneuvers during the autonomous flight, maximally moving away from the ISS by 185 km.

Roscosmos added that the docking of Progress MS-17 to the Nauka module is scheduled for Friday morning, October 22.

On October 17, it became known that the descent vehicle of the manned spacecraft Soyuz MS-18, on board of which is the first ever film crew, has landed in Kazakhstan.