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Photo-iss012e13579
International Space Station Imagery
The Progress 20 resupply vehicle
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ISS012-E-13579 (23 Dec. 2005) --- The blackness of space and airglow of Earth’s horizon provide the backdrop for this scene of the Progress 20 resupply vehicle, docked to the Pirs Docking Compartment of the International Space Station. Progress 20 launched at 12:38 p.m. (CST) on Dec. 21, 2005 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan to deliver 2.8 tons of supplies, gifts, food, water, fuel and equipment to the Expedition 12 crew members onboard the station. Progress docked to the Pirs Docking Compartment at 1:46 p.m. (CST) on Dec. 23 as the station flew approximately 220 statute miles above the Atlantic off the east coast of South America.

Curator: JSC PAO Web Team | Responsible NASA Official: Amiko Kauderer | Updated: 10/30/2012
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