May 25, 2024

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Watch the Russian Progress 84 docked live at the space station, hours after its launch (video)

Watch the Russian Progress 84 docked live at the space station, hours after its launch (video)

A robotic Russian cargo vehicle was launched into orbit today (May 24) loaded with more than 2 tons of new supplies for the International Space Station’s astronauts, and you can watch its arrival at the orbiting laboratory live online.

The cargo ship “Progress 84” lifted off atop a Soyuz 2.1 rocket from the Russia-operated Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 8:56 AM EDT (1256 GMT). It was 5:56 p.m. local time, take-off time.