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*Cargo Craft Launches to Station on Friday*
iss012e13575 -- A Progress cargo craft prepares to dock to the station Image above: A Progress resupply spacecraft approaches the International Space Station preparing to dock on Dec. 23, 2005. Image credit: NASA
TO VIEW IMAGE GO TO: http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/main/index.html
A Russian cargo craft, the ISS Progress 25, will launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 11:25 p.m. EDT Friday. The unpiloted cargo carrier is delivering propellant, air, water and equipment to the International Space Station. Progress 25 is scheduled to dock at the station Tuesday about 1:10 a.m.
+ Read about the Progress 25 launch http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/expeditions/expedition15/exp15_progress25_launch.html
Wednesday, May 9, is “Victory Day” – a Russian holiday. In celebration of Russia's victory over Germany in World War II, the Expedition 15 crew members had an off-duty day.
+ Read more about Expedition 15 http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/expeditions/expedition15/index.html + View Crew's Daily Timelines http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/timelines/index.html + View Expedition 14 landing images http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/multimedia/exp14_landing_images.html