Russian cargo ship arrives at International Space Station

A Russian spacecraft has set a new record for the fastest trip to the International Space Station. It took the unmanned Progress spacecraft less than four hours to dock at the space station after launch. The spacecraft was on a mission to deliver food, fuel, and other supplies to the International Space Station. The Progress 70 spacecraft blasted off at the scheduled time from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 5:51 p.m. ET and docked at the International Space Station at 9:31 p.m. ET. It made its journey aboard a Soyuz-2 rocket.The spacecraft was loaded with almost three tons of food, fuel, and supplies. It will remain at the orbital outpost until late January next year. NASA said in a news release that this trip demonstrated an expedited capability which may be used on future Russian cargo and crew launches.It’s particularly impressive when you consider that most other spacecraft require as many as three days to make the journey. The Russian Soyuz spacecraft had already made it to the space st

Russian cargo ship arrives at International Space Station

A Russian cargo ship has delivered a fresh load of fuel, food, and other supplies for the International Space Station.

Tue 10 Jul 18 from Phys.org

Russian Spacecraft Sets New Record For Fastest Trip To Space Station

A Russian spacecraft has set a new record for the fastest trip to the International Space Station. It took the unmanned Progress spacecraft less than four hours to dock at the space station ...

Wed 11 Jul 18 from Ubergizmo

Russian Cargo Ship Sets New Record for Fastest Trip to Space Station

A Russian cargo spacecraft set a record tonight (July 9), arriving at the International Space Station less than 4 hours after lifting off.

Mon 9 Jul 18 from SPACE.com

Russia Just Launched the Fastest Cargo Mission Ever to the Space Station

A Russian Progress cargo spacecraft launched to the International Space Station today (July 9) to deliver supplies to the crew of Expedition 56 in record time.

Mon 9 Jul 18 from SPACE.com

Russia Is Launching Its Fastest Cargo Ship to the Space Station Today: Watch Live!

Russia's space agency Roscosmos will launch a fresh cargo ship on a swift one-day flight to the International Space Station today (July 9) and you can watch it all live online.

Mon 9 Jul 18 from SPACE.com

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