Russia’s 40 Progress cargo capsule lifted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Oct. 27, starting a three-day flight to the International Space Station. The space freighter was on course to make an automated linkup with the station’s Pirs docking module on Oct. 30 at 12:39 p.m. EDT. The capsule carries just over 5,300 lb. of propellant, pressurized oxygen, water, food, spare parts and other supplies. Pirs was cleared earlier this week with the departure of Progress ...


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