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2006-Oct-23, 08:18 PM
A new shipment of supplies is headed towards the International Space Station after this morning's launch of a Russian-built Progress cargo spacecraft. The rocket blasted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 1341 GMT (9:41 am EDT), and reached orbit a few minutes later. It's carrying 2.5 tons of food, air, water and other supplies, and will dock with the Zvezda module on the International Space Station on Thursday morning.

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