Posts Tagged ‘Progress’

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ISS enjoys a reboost after Progress M-26M initially misbehaves


The orbit of the International Space Station (ISS) has been successfully reboosted by the Progress M-26M cargo vehicle on Monday, after aborting the first attempt. The initial reboost attempt…

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Soyuz 2-1A caused Progress M-27M failure and ISS schedule changes


The failure of the Progress M-27M cargo run to the International Space Station (ISS) was caused by issues with the Soyuz 2-1A third stage, Roscosmos announced on Tuesday….

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Progress M-27M re-enters over the Pacific as Russia evaluates schedule


The doomed Progress M-27M resupply ship has met its fiery demise on Thursday night, following its problematic launch last week. In reaction to the loss, Russian planners are…

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Stricken Progress M-27M spotted by ISS – Entry path under evaluation


As the Russians continue their evaluations into the failure of the Progress M27-M mission, the resupply vehicle has been spotted passing the International Space Station (ISS). The vehicle…

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Russian Progress M-27M lost in space


A Russian Soyuz 2-1A rocket lofted the latest Progress resupply vehicle (M-27M) for what was supposed to be a fast rendezvous trip to the International Space Station (ISS)….

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Soyuz U lofts Progress M-26M – Docks with the ISS


The latest Russian Progress cargo vehicle has docked with the ISS on Tuesday, following its launch on a fast rendezvous, six hour “launch-to-dock”, mission. Progress M-26M (58P) was lofted…

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Russian Progress M-25M docks with the ISS


A Russian Soyuz 2-1A rocket lofted the latest Progress resupply vehicle (M-25M) for a fast rendezvous trip to the International Space Station (ISS). The launch of the Progress…

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Russian Progress resupply ship M-24M docks with ISS


The never-ending run of supply missions to the International Space Station (ISS) continued on Wednesday, with the next Russian Progress cargo vehicle launched on a fast rendezvous, six…

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Russian Progress M-21M re-tests new Kurs-NA system


A Russian Progress went on a short excursion this week, resulting in a redocking to the International Space Station (ISS) on Friday. The two day free-flying trip for Progress…

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Progress M-23M docks with ISS following fast track launch


Just two months after the previous resupply run, another Russian Progress spacecraft launched on a fast-rendezvous mission to the International Space Station (ISS) on Wednesday. Progress M-23M (P55) was…

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Progress M-22M docks with ISS following fast rendezvous


A Russian Progress resupply ship launched on a fast-rendezvous mission to the International Space Station (ISS) on Wednesday. Progress M-22M was launched by a Soyuz-U launch vehicle from…

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Oleg Kotov manually docks misbehaving Progress M-21M


The Progress M-21M resupply vehicle was manually docked with the ISS, following an extended trip in space towards its arrival on Friday. The vehicle was tasked with testing…

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Bringing down the ISS – Plans for Station’s demise updated


The latest meeting of NASA’s Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel (ASAP) was briefed on an updated action plan pertaining to the End Of Life (EOL) scenario for the International…

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Progress M-20M arrives at ISS with spacesuit repair tools


Russia’s Progress M-20M spacecraft, known in NASA’s numbering scheme as Progress 52 (52P), launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 8:45 PM GMT on Saturday. The spacecraft…

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Progress M-19M docks with ISS despite antenna issue


The Russian Progress resupply vehicle that launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Wednesday, successfully docked with the International Space Station (ISS) two days later, despite some…

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Sochi Winter Olympics torch relay to include ISS spacewalk


In what will be a truly unique event, the Olympic torch for the 2014 Winter Games will ride up to the International Space Station on Soyuz TMA-11M in…

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Progress M-18M docks with ISS following same day launch


A Russian Progress resupply vehicle launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 2:41 pm UTC on Monday, before docking at the International Space Station (ISS) six hours…

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Progress M-17M docks with ISS just six hours after launch


The Russian Progress M-17M cargo spacecraft lifted off atop a Soyuz-U booster from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Wednesday morning, on its way to an accelerated docking…

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ASAP discuss plans to deorbit the ISS via the use of two Progress ships


Managers with the International Space Station Program have discussed their End Of Life (EOL) plans for the orbital outpost with NASA’s Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel (ASAP), citing a…

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Progress M-16M succesfully tests new fast rendezvous with ISS


Russia’s Progress M-16M spacecraft, also known as 48P, launched to the International Space Station (ISS) on Wednesday for a test of a new rendezvous profile that resulted in…