Russian Supply Ship Is Launched to International Space Station

July 5, 2015 10:38 PM

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MOSCOW — A Russian booster rocket on Friday successfully launched an unmanned cargo ship to the International Space Station, whose crew is anxiously awaiting it after the successive failures of two previous supply missions.

A Soyuz-U rocket was launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, placing the Progress M-28M cargo ship into a designated orbit, safely en route to the station.

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