Status Report

Progress 29 cargo craft Departs From ISS

By SpaceRef Editor
September 5, 2008
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Progress 29 cargo craft Departs From ISS

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ISS017-E-014723 (1 Sept. 2008) — An unpiloted ISS Progress 29 cargo craft, filled with trash and unneeded items, departs from the Earth-facing port of the International Space Station’s Zarya module at 2:47 p.m. (CDT) on Sept. 1, 2008, and was placed in a parking orbit prior to its planned deorbit Sept. 8. Progress 29’s departure clears the port for the Oct. 14 arrival of the Soyuz TMA-13 spacecraft carrying the Expedition 18 crew and an American spaceflight participant.

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