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ISS Progress 53 cargo craft departs
2014-06-09 09:00:33

NASA An unpiloted Russian Progress cargo spacecraft undocked from the International Space Station Monday, completing its second and final undocking from the station since arriving in late November 2013. The ISS Progress 53 resupply craft undocked from the aft port of the Zvezda service module at 9:29 a.m. EDT as the station orbited over Mongolia. From a window in the Russian segment of the station, Expedition 40 Flight Engineer Alexander Skvortsov photographed the departing Progress...

Russia's Damaged Progress Cargo Resupply Ship Docks With Space Station
2013-04-26 14:15:20

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Despite all odds, Russia's Progress 51 cargo spacecraft docked with the International Space Station (ISS) on Friday at 8:25 a.m. EDT. A "hard mate" was established when docking hooks were deployed nine minutes later at 8:34 a.m. Progress launched towards the orbiting space lab on Wednesday carrying 2.5 tons of cargo, including 1,764 pounds of propellant, 48 pounds of oxygen, 57 pounds of air, 926 pounds of water and 3,483 pounds...

Progress Docks With ISS, Automated Test A Success
2012-07-29 06:38:14

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The Russian Progress cargo vehicle successfully docked with the International Space Station (ISS) using a new automated rendezvous system late Saturday evening, NASA officials have announced. According to the US space agency, the Progress 47 resupply ship, which had undocked on July 22 to test the updated Kurs-NA automatic docking system, successfully re-docked with the space station's Pirs module at 9:01 EDT on July 28....

Progress Resupply Vessel Fails To Dock With ISS
2012-07-24 07:50:45

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Russia´ Progress M-15M cargo ship, which had been docked with the International Space Station (ISS) since late April, has failed to re-dock with the orbiting lab during a test of new docking gear for Russian flights, according to US and Russian space agencies on Tuesday. The new automated docking gear is meant to simplify missions to the ISS, but after Tuesday´s failure, doubts remain. The agencies said they would...

2012-07-20 05:30:06

NASA Television will broadcast the move of a Russian cargo spacecraft at the International Space Station and the demonstration of a new docking system beginning Sunday, July 22. NASA TV coverage of ISS Progress 47's initial undocking starts at 4 p.m. EDT, July 22. Progress 47 will undock at 4:27 p.m. Russian flight controllers will command the resupply ship to undock from the space station's Pirs compartment in a test of an updated docking system that will be used for both Progress and...

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2010-07-05 06:32:34

The ISS Progress 38 cargo resupply ship successfully docked to the aft end of the International Space Station's Zvezda service module at 12:17 p.m. EDT Sunday. The docking was executed flawlessly by Progress' Kurs automated rendezvous system. The Progress spacecraft carries 1,918 pounds of propellant, 110 pounds of oxygen, 220 pounds of water and 2,667 pounds of experiment equipment, spare parts and other supplies to the station. It launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on June...

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2010-02-03 09:16:08

The ISS Progress 36 spacecraft launched at 10:45 p.m. EST (9:45 a.m. Wednesday, Baikonur time), loaded with 1,940 pounds of propellant, 106 pounds of oxygen and air, 926 pounds of water and 2,683 pounds of spare parts and supplies. On Thursday shortly before 11:30 p.m., Progress will dock automatically to the aft port of the Zvezda service module of the International Space Station using the Kurs docking system. Aboard the station Tuesday, Flight Engineers Maxim Suraev and Oleg Kotov checked...

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2008-12-01 07:40:00

Technical problems with an automated system forced a Russian cosmonaut to manually guide a modernized cargo ship to the International Space Station. Russian Mission Control spokesman Valery Lyndin said the Progress M-01M craft docked safely with the station. The space craft delivered propellant, oxygen and water plus equipment, hardware and holiday gifts for cosmonaut Yuri Lonchakov and his two American crew mates. Russian Mission Control's flight director for the International Space...


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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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