Kazakhstan: Russians launch robotic cargo ship to space station

Source: Space.com

“An uncrewed Russian cargo ship launched toward the International Space Station today (June 14), kicking off a two-day trip to deliver tons of fresh food and other supplies. The automated Progress 67 spacecraft launched into orbit atop a Russian Soyuz rocket at 5:20 a.m. EDT (0920 GMT). The mission lifted off from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, where the local time was 3:20 p.m., NASA officials said. The Progress spacecraft is carrying nearly 3 tons of fresh food, fuel and other vital supplies for the space station’s Expedition 52 crew.” (06/14/17)