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Russia's Progress craft to be undocked from ISS

RIA Novosti

09:50 25/10/2010 MOSCOW, October 25 (RIA Novosti) - The Progress M-05M cargo spacecraft will be undocked from the International Space Station (ISS) on Monday, a spokesman for Mission Control Center said on Monday.

The freighter will then be "buried" at a "spaceship cemetery" in the southern Pacific in mid-November.

A new Progress M-08M cargo ship will be launched from the Baikonur space center on October 27.

Progress cargo spacecraft are used for supplying the ISS with fuel, as well as water, air and food for astronauts.



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