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July 03, 2015
Russia launches Soyuz Progress with supplies for ISS
Baikonur, Kazakhstan (SPX) Jul 03, 2015
The Soyuz-U carrier rocket with the Russian Progress-M28M cargo spacecraft has been launched from the Baikonur Space Center in Kazakhstan and is headed for the International Space Station (ISS), the Russian Mission Control outside Moscow said. "The estimated time of the transport cargo vessel's separation from the third stage of the launch vehicle and its entering the set orbit is July 3 08:04 Moscow time [05:04 GMT]," a mission control representative said. The Progress cargo vessel will dock wi ... read more
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NASA Met Unprecedented Challenges Sending Spacecraft to Pluto
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