Russian plans to follow the anticipated July 27 arrival of Japan’s unpiloted HTV-3 resupply craft at the International Space Station (ISS) with a second attempt to re-dock the Progress 47 received ISS mission management team approval on July 26. If the test is successful, the Progress 47 would re-dock with the Russian segment Pirs module on July 28 at 9 p.m. EDT. A July 23 docking attempt, using the freighter’s new KURS-NA automated rendezvous system, had to be aborted when the hardware ...


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