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Russian Cargo Ship Docks to Space Station

April 23, 2012

On April 22 at 10:39 a.m. EDT, the ISS Progress 47 cargo craft docked to the Pirs docking compartment of the International Space Station. Progress 47 launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on April 20, loaded with 2.5 tons of food, fuel and supplies for the six crew members aboard the orbiting laboratory.  credit:  NASA