Russia launches robotic supply ship toward Space Station

March 31, 2016 7:38 PM

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Russia launches robotic supply ship toward Space Station

An unmanned Russian cargo ship packed with 3 tons of supplies launched toward the International Space Station Thursday, beginning a two-day orbital delivery flight.

The Progress 63P spaceship is the third vehicle to launch to the space station in the past three weeks, and the second cargo craft to launch there in nine days. The ship's cargo includes 1,940 lbs. of propellant, 110 lbs.of oxygen, 926 lbs. of water and 3,161 lbs. of dry cargo, NASA officials said. ...

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