jeudi 1 octobre 2015

Space Station Receives Express Delivery in Six Hours











ROSCOSMOS - Russian Vehicles patch.

Oct. 1, 2015


Image above: A high-definition camera on the International Space Station spots the Progress 61 resupply vehicle (upper left) just minutes before it docked to the Zvezda service module. Image Credit: NASA TV.

Traveling about 252 miles over the North Atlantic, the unpiloted ISS Progress 61 Russian cargo spacecraft docked to the rear port of the Zvezda Service Module on the International Space Station at 6:52 p.m. EDT.

Russian Cargo Ship Arrives at the International Space Station

The spacecraft is delivering more than three tons of food, fuel and supplies, including 1,940 pounds of propellant, 110 pounds of oxygen, 926 pounds of water, and 3,397 pounds of spare parts and experiment hardware (2.3 tonnes of cargo) for the members of the Expedition 45 crew currently living and working in space.

Progress 61 is scheduled to remain docked to ISS for the next two months.

ROSCOSMOS Press Release: http://www.federalspace.ru/21751/

For more information about the current crew and the International Space Station, visit: http://www.nasa.gov/station.

Image (mentioned), Video, Text, Credits: NASA/NASA TV/Mark Garcia.

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