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Progress launched to ISS
Posted: Thu, Oct 28, 2010, 6:18 AM ET (1018 GMT)
Progress M-08M launch (RSC Energia) A Soyuz rocket launched Wednesday carrying a Progress cargo spacecraft to the International Space Station. The Soyuz rocket lifted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 11:11 am EDT (1511 GMT, 9:11 pm EDT local time) Wednesday and placed the Progress M-08M (designated Progress 40 by NASA) into orbit. The spacecraft is carrying over three tons of food, water, propellant, and other supplies for the ISS and its six-person crew. The spacecraft is scheduled to dock with the station's Pirs module on Saturday, replacing an older Progress spacecraft that undocked from the station on Monday.
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