Progress M-029M makes rapid ascent to International Space Station after Soyuz launch

by | Oct 2, 2015 | International Space Station, Russia, Satellites, Soyuz, space station | 0 comments

The Progress M-029M cargo spacecraft was launched into orbit on top of a Soyuz-U launch vehicle at 1649 GMT on 1 October 2015 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome, near Tyuratam, in Kazakhstan. After using the rapid approach technique, Progress M-029M docked with the rear port of the Zvezda Service Module on the International Space Station at 2252 GMT.  The cargo craft was carrying 3.1 metric tons of food and fuel.

Soyuz-U with Progress M-029M aboard. Courtesy: Roscosmos

Soyuz-U with Progress M-029M aboard. Courtesy: Roscosmos

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