A Russian unmanned cargo ship landed on the International Space Station on Wednesday with a pile of supplies.
The cargo ship Progress MS-16, which exploded on Monday from the Russian lease of the Baikonur launch facility in Kazakhstan, delivered water, propellant and other supplies to a circling orbit.
The station crew led the ship to moor at the station in manual mode at 0627 GMT (1:27 am EST) after a last-minute error in the automated docking system.
The space station is now operated by NASA’s Kate Rubins, Michael Hopkins, Victor Glover and Shannon Walker; Astronaut of the Japan Space Agency, Soichi Noguchi; and Russian space agencies Roscosmos Sergey Ryzhikov and Sergey Kud-Sverchkov.
Russian cargo ship launched to the International Space Station
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