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Progress M-15M/47P Spacecraft Temporary Undocking

2012-07-22

NASA

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ISS032-E-008444 (22 July 2012) --- The unpiloted Russian Progress 47 resupply spacecraft temporarily undocks from the Pirs Docking Compartment of the International Space Station on July 22, 2012 in order to perform a series of engineering tests during re-docking designed to verify an upgraded automated rendezvous system that will facilitate future dockings of Russian vehicles to the space station. Progress 47 separated from the station to a distance of about 100 miles and held position for 24 hours.

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  • Title: Progress M-15M/47P Spacecraft Temporary Undocking
  • Date Created: 2012-07-22
  • Rights: JSC
  • Album: mgwhite

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