Russia plans two unmanned test launches of Soyuz rockets before using them to deliver crews to the ISS

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Because of this week’s Progress freighter launch failure, Russia plans two unmanned test launches of its Soyuz rockets before flying crews on them to ISS.

One of these test launches will carry a new Progress freighter, with supplies for ISS.


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