Russia’s 42 Progress cargo craft lifted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on April 27, initiating a two-day flight to the International Space Station (ISS) to deliver nearly three tons of propellant, water, oxygen, research gear and other equipment. The space freighter, which launched at 9:05 a.m. EDT, or 7:05 p.m. in Baikonur, is scheduled to dock with the station’s Pirs docking compartment on April 29 at 10:29 a.m. EDT. The linkup is scheduled within 6 hr. of shuttle ...

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