Tuesday, June 27, 2006

Russians Launched Progress Spacecraft

The Russians have launched and successfully docked a Progress resupply spacecraft at the International Space Station. Designated Progress M-57 (2006-025A/NORAD SSC 29245), the spacecraft was launched from the Russian Baikonur spaceport on Saturday, June 24 at 1508 UTC. It docked with the ISS, yesterday (June 27) at 1625 UTC. The Prograss carried propellant, oxygen, water, and other cargo for the crew onboard the ISS.

Frequencies for this spacecraft are covered on our Monitoring NASA Communications page located in the Monitoring Times Reference Library.