Progress successfully launched into orbit

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Supplies for ISS! The Russians today successfully launched a Progress freighter into orbit to bring cargo to ISS.

After three failures since October from three different cargo systems (Cygnus, Progress, and Dragon), this success is somewhat of a relief for both the astronauts on board ISS and the managers of the station. It gives everyone some breathing room until both Cygnus and Dragon fly again.

One comment

  • t-dub

    If you follow the link there is a video of the launch that really shows the power of Soyuz blasting off the pad. Totally awesome!!

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