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Fraser
2005-Feb-28, 08:06 PM
SUMMARY: An unmanned Progress cargo ship is about to blast off from Kazakhstan, carrying much needed supplies to the International Space Station. If everything goes well, the 17th Progress mission will lift off today carrying a variety of supplies: food, water, air, spare parts, and life support equipment. One important piece of cargo is a new digital camera that the station crew will use to inspect the space shuttle for damage when it docks.

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Guest
2005-Mar-01, 08:41 PM
Surely this is not the 17th Progress is it not. The russians have been launching them since the 1970's!