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Progress MS-25 cargo spacecraft docks to ISS

Progress MS-25 cargo spacecraft docks to ISS

Moscow, Dec 3 (UNI) Russia's Progress MS-25 cargo spacecraft, launched on December 1 from the Baikonur spaceport atop a Soyuz-2.1a rocket, docked on Sunday to the Poisk module of the International Space Station (ISS), according to a broadcast by Russian state space corporation Roscosmos.
"We are observing a contact. Docking," a specialist at the Mission Control Center in the Moscow Region said.
The Progress MS-25 has brought more than 2.5 tonnes of supplies to the ISS, such as dry cargo for the crew and systems of the station, fuel, drinking water, nitrogen to maintain the atmosphere on the space station, and equipment for space research, including an incubator to study the development of quail egg embryos in space and equipment for corrosion research to be installed in outer space.

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