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Supplies reach space station

RUSSIAN Mission Control says an unmanned Russian cargo ship has docked smoothly at the international space station, delivering supplies for its three-member crew.

Mission Control spokesman Valery Lyndin says yesterday's docking was performed faultlessly in automatic mode.The Progress M-66 spacecraft lifted off on Tuesday atop a Soyuz-U rocket from Russia's launch facility in Kazakhstan.Lyndin said the Progress delivered about 2.75 tons of water, food, fuel, oxygen and other supplies, as well as a second new Russian-made computerized space suit for space walks.


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