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Russia supply ship launched to space station

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Montez Delgado | 14 Junio, 2017, 16:33

Moscow, Jun 14 Russian Federation today launched an unmanned Progress cargo ship carrying supplies to the International Space Station (ISS) from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

The Soyuz-2.1a booster lifted off at 0920:13 GMT (5:20:13 a.m. EDT) Wednesday, kicking off a nine-minute ascent before releasing the Progress cargo craft in orbit.

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The Progress spacecraft is carrying almost 3 tons of fresh food, fuel and other vital supplies for the space station's Expedition 52 crew.

A commission appointed to investigate the malfunction concluded in January that it was caused by the break-up of the Soyuz third-stage rocket engine, either due to "foreign materials" getting inside or an "assembly fault".

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The ship was scheduled to arrive at the station in two days, with the docking guided by Russian cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin.

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