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Photo-iss032e008447
International Space Station Imagery
Progress 47
high res (1.2 M) low res (67 K)
ISS032-E-008447 (22 July 2012) --- The unpiloted Russian Progress 47 resupply spacecraft temporarily undocks from the Pirs Docking Compartment of the International Space Station on July 22, 2012 in order to perform a series of engineering tests during re-docking designed to verify an upgraded automated rendezvous system that will facilitate future dockings of Russian vehicles to the space station. Progress 47 separated from the station to a distance of about 100 miles and held position for 24 hours.

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