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Russian cargo ship docks with space station

An unmanned Russian Progress supply vessel docked with the orbiting international space station on Tuesday to deliver more than 2.5 tons of fuel, oxygen, food, equipment and parcels for the three crew.
/ Source: Reuters

An unmanned Russian Progress supply vessel docked with the orbiting international space station on Tuesday to deliver more than 2.5 tons of fuel, oxygen, food, equipment and parcels for the three crew.

"Docking confirmed, right on the money, right on time," a NASA presenter said during a live TV broadcast from NASA.

The Progress M-60 cargo ship was launched from the Russian-operated Baikonur Cosmodrome  in Kazakhstan on Saturday.

Russian cosmonauts Fyodor Yurchikhin and Oleg Kotov, who flew to the outpost with U.S. space tourist Charles Simonyi, will remain in space until September. NASA astronaut Sunita Williams will return to Earth in the summer.