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Russian Cargo Ship Docks With Space Station


http://gdb.rferl.org/C62FE36F-C266-4247-B63B-D90C81F4486B_w203.jpg --> http://gdb.rferl.org/C62FE36F-C266-4247-B63B-D90C81F4486B_mw800_mh600.jpg The ship brought books, movies, and gifts for the crew -- Kotov (left), Yurchikhin (center), and Williams (back right) (file photo) (epa) May 15, 2007 -- An unmanned Russian supply vessel has docked with the orbiting International Space Station to deliver more than 2.5 tonnes of fuel, oxygen, food, equipment, and parcels for the three crew.


The Progress M-60 cargo ship was launched from the Russian operated Baikonur launchpad in Kazakhstan on May 12.


Russian cosmonauts Fyodor Yurchikhin and Oleg Kotov will remain in space until autumn.


U.S. astronaut Sunita Williams will return to Earth in the summer.


(Reuters)

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