Tuesday, 6 December 2016

ISS-bound cargo ship destroyed after launch

The International Space Station (ISS) had another setback today as a Russian cargo ship was destroyed shortly after launch. At 9:51 am EST (8:51 pm Baikonur time, 14:51 GMT), The unmanned Progress 65 (Progress MS-4) spacecraft lifted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan atop a Soyuz-U launch vehicle. According to Roscosmos, the spacecraft separated prematurely from the third stage 382 seconds into flight, at which time telemetry was lost.

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International Space Station

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