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Progress M-10M had to docked manually.. / May 3, 2011 /

The crew of the International Space Station was forced to dock the cargo spacecraft «Progress M-10M» manually, ITAR-TASS reported.

The operation was performed commander ISS-27 Dmitri Kondratiev. Why it was decided to abandon the automatic docking system, not reported. The device was attached at 18:29 in the Russian module «Pirs». «Progress» delivered into orbit 2.6 tons of food, water, fuel, and various scientific equipment.

At the present time aboard the space station with six people. In addition to Kondratieff, a Russian cosmonauts Alexander Samokutyaev, Andrei Borisenko, Americans Catherine Coleman, Ronald Garan and the Italian Paolo Nespoli.

Recall that the previous ship of the series, "Progress M-09M, undocked from the ISS on April 22 and sunk in the non-navigational Pacific on April 26. Within days, the truck served as a tool to study the ionosphere in the experiment, «Radar-Progress».

Once a day for long distance, scientists included engines unit. Then with the Incoherent Scatter Radar Institute of Solar-Terrestrial Physics, Siberian Branch of RAS, they watched the effect produced on the ionosphere.

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