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Fraser
2009-May-08, 10:30 AM
The Russian supply ship for the International Space Station successfully launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 2:37 pm EDT (10:37 pm Moscow time) on Thursday to carry 2.5 tonnes of supplies to the orbiting crew. Progress 33 will take over from Progress 32 that was filled with rubbish and unwanted instrumentation and de-orbited on [...]

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JonClarke
2009-May-09, 02:31 AM
Misleading title. It was not debris from Progress, only from the launcher.

The snide comment about debris falling from Russian aircraft was unneccessary. US aircraft also shed debris.

Jon