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Robotic Russian Cargo Ship Launched to ISS

Posted on the 29 January 2011 by Kovmil
Robotic Russian Cargo Ship Launched to ISSAn unmanned Soyuz rocket launches the robotic Progress 41 cargo ship toward the International Space Station at 8:32 p.m. EST on July 27, 2011 from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
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An unmanned Russian cargo ship is headed for the International Space Station to deliver three tons of supplies to the outpost's crew, including a tiny satellite and birthday gifts for the orbiting lab's commander - American astronaut Scott Kelly - who will celebrate his 47th birthday in space on Feb. 21.Progress 41 - space freighter was blasted off from the Central Asian spaceport of Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 8:32 p.m. EST on January 27. It will arrive at the ISS Saturday at 9:40 p.m. EST (2:40 a.m. GMT).The crew is impatiently waiting for cargo ship arrival!

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