Soyuz Launches Progress M-05M Spacecraft to ISS
[Satellite TODAY 04-30-10] Russia has launched a Soyuz-U space rocket carrying the Progress Ðœ-05Ðœ spacecraft from the Baikonur cosmodrome, Russian officials announced April 29.
The Progress Ðœ-05 cargo spacecraft has been placed into artificial satellite into orbit and is scheduled to join with the International Space Station (ISS) on May 1. Progress Ðœ-05Ðœ will deliver more than 2.5 tons of cargo to the ISS crew.
The previous Progress 35 mission was de-orbited April 28 over the Pacific Ocean.