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ISS resupply spacecraft appears lost

Progress looks lost #NASA

The Space Trade Association

Russia loses control of unmanned spacecraft
[Via Space News From SpaceDaily.Com]

Russia said Wednesday it had lost control of an unmanned spacecraft taking supplies to the International Space Station and it is plunging back to Earth but is likely to burn up in the atmosphere.The loss of the Progress supply ship, a Soviet design known for its reliability, is the latest embarrassment for Russia’s space programme that has been recently hit by a series of mishaps.

Grim-faced officials from the Russian space agency told a hastily arranged news conference that the capsule had been lost.

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Yesterday we mentioned that Russia was having problems with the Progress spacecraft that was supposed to bring food, water, supplies and research projects to the International Space Station.

It now appears that Russia has lost all control and that the ship will burn up in the atmosphere. It is always hard…

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