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Russian Progress spacecraft docks with the space station

Russian cargo ship Progress 58 docked with the International Space Station on Tuesday after it was launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 6 am EST.


Russian Progress spacecraft docks with the space station

Kazakhstan: Russian cargo ship Progress 58 docked with the International Space Station on Tuesday after it was launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 6 am EST.

The unmanned Progress 58 spacecraft of Russia docked to the rear port of the Zvezda service module of the International Space Station at 11:57 am EST Tuesday, said NASA.

Progress was launched atop a Soyuz rocket to deliver 3 tons of food, fuel, experimental hardware and other gear to the six crew members aboard the space station.

Progress is expected to remain docked to the space station until August.

With Progress arrival at the ISS, there are now four spacecraft in total docked to the space station.

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