Soyuz 2-1A launches Progress M-025M cargo craft to the rescue after Antares failure

by | Oct 29, 2014 | International Space Station, Russia, Seradata News, Soyuz | 0 comments

After the failure of the Antares 130 launch of a Cygnus Orb-3 cargo craft to the International Space Station, a Russian Soyuz 2-1A launch vehicle showed how it should be done.  It successfully launched the Progress M-025M launch vehicle on a “fast approach” rendezvous to the ISS at 07:09 GMT on 28 October 2014.  The launch took place from the Baikonur Cosmodrome near Tyuratam in Kazakhstan.

Six hours later the Progress M-025M craft docked with the ISS bringing with it fuel, food and water.

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