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Russia’s Progress MS-21 cargo spacecraft docks with ISS

In this handout photo released by Roscosmos State Space Corporation on Oct 26, 2022, the Soyuz-2.1a carrier rocket with the Progress MS-21 spacecraft blasts off at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, in Baikonur, Kazakhstan, Oct 26, 2022. (ROSCOSMOS STATE SPACE CORPORATION VIA AP)

VLADIVOSTOK – Russia's Progress MS-21 cargo spacecraft successfully docked with the Russian segment of the International Space Station early Friday, the website of Russia's state space corporation Roscosmos reported.

A Soyuz-2.1a rocket lifted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome on Wednesday, sending the Progress MS-21 spacecraft into space

The docking process was supervised from the ground by specialists from the Mission Control Center, and also by the ISS crew, including cosmonauts Sergey Prokopyev, Dmitry Petelin and Anna Kikina, Russia's state media TASS reported.

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The Progress MS-21 cargo spacecraft delivers 2.5 tons of cargo to the ISS, including various equipment, fuel, compressed nitrogen, water and food.

A Soyuz-2.1a rocket lifted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome on Wednesday, sending the Progress MS-21 spacecraft into space. The flight to the ISS took two days.