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2012-07-30 12:41:59

NASA Television will broadcast the launch and for the first time, the same-day rendezvous and docking of a Progress cargo spacecraft to the International Space Station (ISS).

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

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.

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

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.

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.

Apollo-Soyuz: When Two Rival Nations Became One Group Of Spacemen
2012-07-17 11:20:19

On July 17, 1975, American astronauts and Soviet Union cosmonauts rendezvoused and docked in space, starting a new era of international cooperation and partnership.

Chinese Astronauts Complete First Attempted Manual Docking
2012-06-25 04:19:07

A trio of Chinese astronauts manually docked the Shenzhou-9 spacecraft to an orbiting laboratory module on Sunday, achieving success in the first such attempt in the history of that nation's space program.

SpaceX Makes History With Dragon Docking
2012-05-25 12:00:58

SpaceX made history today as its Dragon capsule became the first commercial spacecraft to dock with the International Space Station.

SpaceX Dragon Spacecraft Catches Up With Space Station
2012-05-24 04:15:41

After a two-day chase that began from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, the SpaceX Dragon commercial cargo craft has finally closed in on its destination, the International Space Station, for a series of tests Thursday to clear it for its final rendezvous and grapple Friday.


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