Posts Tagged ‘Progress’

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Progress successfully docks to ISS; Stage set for return of manned Soyuz flight


Just over two months after the launch failure of the Progress 44P unmanned resupply craft to the International Space Station, Russian Federal Space Agency officials have successfully docked…

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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…