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Russian supply craft arrives at space station: agency

by Staff Writers
Moscow (AFP) Feb 13, 2009
A Russian cargo ship docked on Friday with the International Space Station carrying clothes, food, oxygen, medical supplies, fuel and a new space suit, RIA Novosti reported from space control centre.

The Progress M-66 carrying 2.4 tonnes of cargo docked without difficulty to the orbiting space station, currently home to two Americans and a Russian.

It also carried equipment for scientific work aboard the station.

As well as bringing supplies and taking waste off the station, the Progress can also be used for conducting experiments and correcting the course of the station's orbit.

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Satellite collision poses 'small' risk to ISS: NASA
Washington (AFP) Feb 12, 2009
An unprecedented collision between a Russian and a US satellite poses an "elevated" but "very small" risk to the International Space Station, the US space agency said Thursday.







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