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ISS: Russian Progress MS spacecraft earthbound after undocking from ISS02:00

ISS: Russian Progress MS spacecraft earthbound after undocking from ISS

International Space Station, International Space Station
July 3, 2016 at 05:37 GMT +00:00 · Published

Russia's Progress MS spacecraft undocked from the International Space Station (ISS) on Sunday after being at the ISS for 193 days. The spacecraft is the first of the MS-series cargo freighters to make it to space.

Following its journey back to earth, the freighter is expected to plunge into the Pacific Ocean on the same day, finding its final resting place at so called 'spacecraft cemetery', thousands of kilometres away from New Zealand.

The Progress MS cargo spacecraft was launched from Baikonur cosmodrome on December 21, 2015 and docked at the ISS two days later.

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Russia's Progress MS spacecraft undocked from the International Space Station (ISS) on Sunday after being at the ISS for 193 days. The spacecraft is the first of the MS-series cargo freighters to make it to space.

Following its journey back to earth, the freighter is expected to plunge into the Pacific Ocean on the same day, finding its final resting place at so called 'spacecraft cemetery', thousands of kilometres away from New Zealand.

The Progress MS cargo spacecraft was launched from Baikonur cosmodrome on December 21, 2015 and docked at the ISS two days later.

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