Russian cargo spacecraft docks with ISSNovember 2nd, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 2 (IANS) Russian cargo spacecraft Progress M-13M docked Wednesday with the International Space Station (ISS) after three days of flight, the Russian Mission Control Centre said.
The Progress M-13M is the last cargo spacecraft to the ISS in 2011, Xinhua reported.
The space freighter brought to the ISS more than 2.6 tonnes of technical equipment, fuel, water and food supplies, and a small Chibis-M satellite designed to study lightning and thunderstorms in the Earth’s atmosphere.
The spacecraft will undock from the ISS Jan 25, 2012, to return to the Earth.
Following the launch of the Progress M-13M, a manned Soyuz TMA-22 with three astronauts onboard will fly to the ISS Nov 14.
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