All Change at ISS as Russia Plans Progress Cargo Ship Swap

 

For more than three decades, Progress has provided indispensable cargo delivery services to four space stations: Salyut 6, Salyut 7, Mir, and the ISS. Photo Credit: NASA

Its days in orbit may be numbered, but Russia’s Pirs docking module will be a busy place over the next few days, with the scheduled […]

Expedition 35 Ends After Five Dramatic Months in Orbit

Carrying Canada’s first ISS Commander, Chris Hadfield, together with Russian cosmonaut Roman Romanenko and NASA astronaut Tom Marshburn, Soyuz TMA-07M descends toward a touchdown in central Kazakhstan after 146 days in orbit. Photo Credit: NASA

Expedition 35 crewmen Chris Hadfield of Canada, Roman Romanenko of Russia, and NASA’s Tom Marshburn landed safely […]

Russian Cargo Craft Docks to Space Station

Photo Credit: NASA / Roscosmos

The ISS Progress 51 cargo craft completed a two-day journey to the International Space Station when it was captured at the Zvezda service module Friday at 8:25 a.m. EDT; the cargo craft completed a hard mate when the docking hooks were deployed at 8:34 a.m.

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'Lost' Progress M-19M May Attempt ISS Docking Tomorrow

The Kurs (“Course”) rendezvous and navigational antennas of the Progress vehicle are clearly visible in this image. Photo Credit: NASA

Shortly after its launch from Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, at 10:12 a.m. UTC (6:12 a.m. EDT) Wednesday, the prospects for Russia’s Progress M-19M resupply craft continue to hang in the balance, but show some […]