Progress cargo ship successfully replenishes space station crew

The Progress 84 cargo ship successfully launched a Soyuz rocket from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan and arrived at the Poisk module of the International Space Station. Credit: NASA TV

On May 24th, the unmanned ship[{” attribute=””>Roscosmos Progress 84 spacecraft launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome, successfully docking with the ISS’s Poisk module a few hours later. The spacecraft delivered three tons of supplies for the Expedition 69 crew.

The uncrewed Roscosmos Progress 84 spacecraft arrived at the International Space Station’s Poisk module at 12:19 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, May 24, following the launch on a Soyuz rocket at 8:56 a.m. (5:56 p.m. Baikonur time) from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

Progress is delivering about three tons of food, fuel, and supplies to the space station for the Expedition 69 crew.

Progress 84 Cargo Craft Approaches Space Station

Progress 84 approaches the space station before docking at 12:19 EDT on May 24, 2023. Credit: NASA

After a liftoff on a Soyuz rocket from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, the uncrewed Roscosmos Progress 84 reached preliminary orbit and deployed its solar arrays and navigational antennas as planned, on its way to meet up with the orbiting laboratory and its Expedition 69 crew members. It docked to the Poisk module of the ISS on schedule less than 3.5 hours later.

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