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New Cargo Craft Arrives After Shuttle Leaves

Published by Klaus Schmidt on Wed Jul 29, 2009 1:58 pm via: source
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(NASA) – A new ISS Progress 34 (P34) cargo craft docked to the aft port of the Zvezda service module Wednesday at 7:12 a.m. EDT carrying 2 ½ tons of food, fuel and supplies for the station crew.

The day before at 1:26 p.m. space shuttle Endeavour undocked from the station completing 11 days of cargo transfers and the construction of Japan’s Kibo laboratory.

The ISS Progress 34 cargo craft approaches the International Space Station for docking. Photo credit: NASA TV

The ISS Progress 34 cargo craft approaches the International Space Station for docking. Photo credit: NASA TV

The P34 originally launched July 24 from Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan beginning a five-day chase to the station while the STS-127 and Expedition 20 crews conducted joint operations.

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