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Progress docks with ISS
Posted: Wed, May 23, 2001, 8:18 AM ET (1218 GMT)
Progress spacecraft on approach to ISS (NASA) A Russian Progress cargo spacecraft successfully docked with the International Space Station Tuesday evening. The spacecraft docked automatically with the orbiting facility at 8:24pm EDT (0024 GMT Wednesday), two days after its launch on a Soyuz rocket from Baikonur. The unmanned spacecraft is carrying food and equipment for the station, including a replacement hard drive for one of the station's computers, as well as 900 kg of propellant that will be used to maintain the station's orbit.
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