HOUSTON – Russia’s Progress 55 resupply craft departed the International Space Station July 21 after a 15-week stay, clearing the Russian segment Pirs docking port for the arrival of a new cargo vessel later this week. The 56th Progress ISS cargo craft is scheduled to lift off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on July 23 at 5:44 p.m. EDT, initiating a four-orbit, 6-hr. transit to the six-person orbiting science laboratory. The capsule will carry 5,700 lb. of fuel, food, ...


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