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December 1, 2016
Image above: The Progress 65 cargo spaceship launched on time Thursday morning from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. Image Credit: NASA TV.
Launch of the ISS Progress 65 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan occurred at 9:51 a.m. EST (8:51 p.m. Baikonur time). An anomaly occurred sometime during the third stage operation. As we get updates from Roscosmos, we will provide them.
- The Expedition 50 crew was informed of the Progress 65 mission’s status: http://jscfeatures.jsc.nasa.gov/files/12-01-16_EXP50_Crew-is-informed-of-Progress-65-Loss.wav
- Read the statement from Roscosmos: http://en.roscosmos.ru/20663/
The Expedition 50 crew is safe aboard the station. Consumables aboard the station are at good levels.
An H-II Transfer Vehicle (HTV)-6 from the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) is scheduled to launch to the space station on Friday, Dec. 9.
Russian Cargo Ship Launched to the International Space Station
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Russian Cargo Craft Launches, Controllers Wait for Status
Image above: he Progress 65 spacecraft is pictured at its launch pad Nov. 29 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. Image Credit: RSC Energia.
Launch of the ISS Progress 65 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan occurred at 9:51 a.m. EST (8:51 p.m. Baikonur time). Flight controllers are monitoring the spacecraft at this time and we are standing by for additional updates on Progress 65.
The Russian Progress spacecraft is carrying more than 2.6 tons of food, fuel, and supplies for the Expedition 50 crew aboard the International Space Station.
Expedition 50 crew: https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/expeditions/expedition50/index.html
International Space Station (ISS): https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/main/index.html
Images (mentioned), Video (ROSCOSMOS TV & NASA TV), Text, Credits: NASA/Mark Garcia.