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Russian Progress space freighter to undock from ISS today

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Progress M-11M space freighter. A file photo.

MOSCOW (BNS): The Progress M-11M space freighter of Russia will undock from the International Space Station (ISS) on Tuesday, according to Russian media report.

"At 13:35, Moscow time, a command will be issued for the spacecraft to undock from the station. Three minutes later, the Progress M-11M, carrying ISS waste, will depart from the ISS and begin an autonomous flight, " Itar-Tass quoted a Flight Control Center (FCC) official as saying.

Once the spacecraft is away from ISS (to a safe distance) it will be deorbited and burn up in the Earth's atmosphere, it said.

Russian space agency will launch the next Progress M-12M on August 24th, which will dock with the ISS on August 26th.


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