jeudi 15 février 2018

Russian Resupply Ship Delivers Three Tons of Cargo











ROSCOSMOS - Russian Vehicles patch.

February 15, 2018


Image above: The Progress 69 resupply ship is pictured just moments from docking to the space station. Image Credit: NASA TV.

Traveling about 250 miles over the east of the Philippines, the Progress 69 Russian cargo spacecraft docked to the aft end of the service module of the International Space Station at 5:38 a.m. EST.

Progress MS-08 docking to the ISS

The Progress MS-08 spacecraft automatically docked to the aft port of the Zvezda service module of the International Space Station on on 15 February 2018, at 10:38 UTC. ISS Progress 69 mission was launched by a Soyuz-2.1a launch vehicle on 13 February 2018, at 08:13 UTC (14:13 local time) and will remain at the orbiting laboratory until late August.

For more information about the space station and its crew, visit: https://www.nasa.gov/station.

Related links:

Progress 69 (69P): https://go.nasa.gov/2nX3x4W

Expedition 54: https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/expeditions/expedition54/index.html

Space Station Research and Technology: https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/research/index.html

International Space Station (ISS): https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/main/index.html

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

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