Posts Tagged ‘Progress’

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Progress Launch: Russia successfully resumes Soyuz booster flights to the ISS


Russia’s space agency Roscosmos has successfully returned the venerable Soyuz booster to flight via the launch of the Soyuz-U booster carrying the uncrewed Progress M-13M/45P resupply spacecraft to…

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Lawmakers told shuttle restart questions are years too late


During Wednesday’s Space and Aeronautics Subcommittee Hearing – which focused on the Russian investigation into their recent Soyuz failure – the question on restarting shuttle was once again…

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ISS managers prepare for possible de-crew – launches to resume soon


International Space Station (ISS) Program managers are continuing with precautionary preparations for station operations without the presence of on-board crewmembers, in the event that a de-crewing of the…

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ISS managers adjust flight manifest following Progress launch failure


International Space Station (ISS) Program managers are working to re-align resupply and crew rotation manifests following last week’s launch failure of the Progress M-12M/44P spacecraft. The failure of…

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Russia’s Progress M-12M launches toward ISS – fails to achieve orbit


The Russian Progress M-12M spacecraft, also known by its US designation of 44P, blasted off toward the International Space Station (ISS) from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan today…

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Europe’s ATV-2 departs ISS to make way for Russia’s Progress M-11M


Following a highly successful four month mission, Europe’s Automated Transfer Vehicle-2 (ATV-2) spacecraft has undocked from the International Space Station (ISS) on Monday, for a destructive re-entry into…

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Progress M-10M launches on cargo run to International Space Station


Russia’s Progress M-10M spacecraft, also going by its American designation of 42P, launched on Wednesday from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 1:05 PM GMT. Following a two…

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Progress M-09M docks to stowage-laden ISS


Hot on the heels of JAXA’s HTV-2 arrival at the International Space Station (ISS), Russia’s Progress M-09M/41P spacecraft has docked with the ISS folllowing its launch from the…

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Progress M-08M launches – Managers update status of ISS life support


A Russian Progress resupply vehicle has launched en-route to the International Space Station (ISS) on Wednesday, bringing with it fresh supplies for the Expedition 25 crew ahead of…

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Soyuz-U launches Progress M-07M/39P – Sunday ISS docking successful


A Russian Soyuz-U launch vehicle launched the M-07M/39P Progress resupply ship into orbit on Friday morning, enroute to what was an issue-free Sunday docking with the International Space Station (ISS)….

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Progress M-05M replenishes ISS – NTA back to full working order


Following its launch on a Russian Soyuz-U launch vehicle from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Thursday, the resupply ship Progress M-05M has docked with the International Space…

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Progress M-04M launches to cost-cutting ISS – STS-135 addition removed


With the International Space Station (ISS) extended to at least 2020, its upmass and downmass lifelines have received a blow – following the decision to remove the possibility…

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STS-126 launch countdown begins – Atlantis heads back to OPF-1


The three day launch countdown for STS-126 has begun, marking the start of S0007 operations – which will hopefully conclude with the launch of Endeavour at 7:55pm local…