HOUSTON—A Russian Progress cargo capsule filled with 4,900 lb. of supplies failed to dock with the International Space Station as scheduled on July 2, following an unexplained failure of the KURS automated rendezvous and docking system. Russia’s Mission Control called off further attempts to dock the spacecraft that day. Controllers in Moscow were assessing the cause of the telemetry drop, which originated at the Zvezda service module berthing port on the station, and devising a new ...

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