For images of beautiful types of space in cinema, filmmakers mostly using the computer graphics. As it turned out, impressive shots can be done without any additional programs — it proved to the European space Agency ESA. On his YouTube channel there was a colorful video showing the launch of the cargo spacecraft “Progress MS-10”. The event took place on 16 November.
The survey was done astronaut Alexander Gerst, staying inside the International space station. To capture the launch, the astronaut moved in the ISS module called “Dome”. It consists of seven transparent Windows and provides a wide viewing angle. The survey was conducted on a special camera support time-lapse shooting, so the process lasting about 15 minutes missed in a minute video.
To launch cargo vehicle “Progress MS-10” used rocket “Soyuz-FG”, which is October 11, crashed due to an error during Assembly. He was launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome on 7 seconds shows the division of the rocket booster. On 19 seconds you can see how divided the Central level. 34 the second stage begins to burn in the atmosphere and returns to Earth. Further “Progress MS-10” goes into orbit and starts to catch up with the ISS for docking.
The ship “Progress MS-10” delivered to the space station with 2.5 tonnes of cargo. In particular, the Board was immersed food for astronauts, 440 l of water, 75 kg of oxygen and 750 kg of rocket fuel.
It is noteworthy that in 2019 rocket “Soyuz-FG” will be officially decommissioned. It is expected that their replacement will come rocket “Soyuz-2.1 a”, which in January 2020, will launch the spacecraft Soyuz MS.
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