Thursday, April 30, 2015

Stricken Progress 59 spaceship to burn up in Earth's atmosphere

Progress 59 is of an almost identical configuration to Progress 41, seen above undocking f...

Repeated attempts by Russian mission controllers have failed to rescue the stricken Progress 59 cargo spacecraft. It is now expected that the unmanned resupply ship will re-enter the Earth's atmosphere at some point over the next few weeks, resulting in the complete destruction of both the spacecraft and its cargo... Continue Reading Stricken Progress 59 spaceship to burn up in Earth's atmosphere

Section: Space

Tags: Antenna, International Space Station, NASA, Roscosmos, Spacecraft, Unmanned

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