Video: Progress 42P Re-Entering Earth's Atmosphere As Seen From The International Space Station

Status Report From: NASA HQ
Posted: Thursday, November 3, 2011


This video was taken by the crew of Expedition 29 on board the International Space Station. The sequence of shots was taken October 29, 2011 from 12:49:23 to 12:54:07 GMT, on a pass starting about 900 miles east of New Zealand in the South Pacific Ocean traveling southeastward. This brief video was compiled from a sequence of shots taken after the Progress 42P vehicle undocked from the ISS. This vehicle brought the crew supplies on October 29, 2011, and undocked later that day. This video shows the vehicle burning up in the Earth's atmosphere over the Pacific Ocean.

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