Latest Progress M-65 Stories

2008-09-17 21:00:03

KOROLYOV, Moscow region. Sept 17 (Interfax-AVN) - Russia's Progress M-65 cargo spacecraft, which has been flying for four days more than was planned, should dock with the International Space Station (ISS) on Wednesday evening. The docking is slated for 10.43 p.m. Moscow time, a source with the Russian Mission Control Center told Interfax-AVN. "Several hours later the ISS crew will open the hatch to the Progress and will begin unloading it," the source said. Initially it was planned that...

2008-09-04 12:15:00

An unpiloted Russian resupply spacecraft will arrive at the International Space Station next week and the U.S. space agency plans to televise the event live. The Progress 30 spacecraft is to automatically dock to the aft port of the space station's Zvezda service module at 5:01 EDT on Sept. 12. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration said its TV coverage will begin at 3:30 p.m. with commentary and available downlink television. NASA said the cargo ship will deliver more than two...

2005-03-02 15:31:22

NASA -- An unpiloted Russian cargo craft with about 2.3 tons of supplies and equipment aboard docked Wednesday with the International Space Station. The ISS Progress 17 spacecraft docked at 3:10 p.m. EST to the aft port of the Station's Zvezda Service Module. The docking, controlled by the automated Kurs docking system, was problem-free. The Station's Flight Engineer Salizhan Sharipov, assisted by Commander Leroy Chiao, was ready to assume manual control of the docking had it been necessary....

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