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Kazakhstan: ISS-bound Progress M-29M spacecraft launched successfully01:02

Kazakhstan: ISS-bound Progress M-29M spacecraft launched successfully

Kazakhstan, Baikonur Cosmodrome
October 1, 2015 at 21:56 GMT +00:00 · Published

A Russian Progress M-29M spacecraft, filled with cargo for the International Space Station (ISS), was successfully launched on top of a Soyuz rocket from the Baikonur Cosmodrome on Thursday. The cargo on board includes crucial food, water, and other supplies for the astronauts aboard the ISS.

After launch, the Progress will make four orbits around Earth and then dock to the Zvezda module on the ISS at 22:45 GMT. If proceedings run smoothly this will be the third completed resupply mission in the wake of the SpaceX Falcon 9 failure in June.

Then the SpaceX craft exploded en route, one of three ISS cargo missions to fail within the past year including a botched launch from Orbital Sciences last October.

Kazakhstan: ISS-bound Progress M-29M spacecraft launched successfully01:02
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A Russian Progress M-29M spacecraft, filled with cargo for the International Space Station (ISS), was successfully launched on top of a Soyuz rocket from the Baikonur Cosmodrome on Thursday. The cargo on board includes crucial food, water, and other supplies for the astronauts aboard the ISS.

After launch, the Progress will make four orbits around Earth and then dock to the Zvezda module on the ISS at 22:45 GMT. If proceedings run smoothly this will be the third completed resupply mission in the wake of the SpaceX Falcon 9 failure in June.

Then the SpaceX craft exploded en route, one of three ISS cargo missions to fail within the past year including a botched launch from Orbital Sciences last October.

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