Archive - Aug 23, 2011 - Story

Progress Undocks; Robonaut Comes to Life

ISS Status Report

The ISS Progress 43 cargo ship undocked from the aft port of the Zvezda service module Tuesday morning at 5:37 a.m. EDT as the International Space Station passed 230 statute miles over northern China and was commanded to a parking orbit a safe distance away from the station for engineering tests and scientific experiments. Progress 43 will be deorbited on September 1 to burn up in the atmosphere over the Pacific Ocean.

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