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The Russian space agency, Roscosmos, is facing another setback after it failed to launch a Proton-M rocket into space.
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.
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 ISS Progress 36 spacecraft launched at 10:45 pm EST (9:45 am 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.
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