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Progress M-08M Departed from the ISS. / January 24, 2011 /

Today, on Jan. 24, cargo vehicle Progress M-08M departed from the International Space Station.
At 03:40 a.m. MSK, a departure command for the automatic cargo vehicle was issued from the ISS. Three minutes later the Progress separated from the docking port on the Pirs module. The vehicle had been attached to this port since Oct. 30, 2010.
Unburnt parts of Progress M-08M fell down in remote area of the Pacific at about 09.7 MSK.
In parallel, preps for Progress M-09M launch continue at Baikonur. The cargo vehicle with about 2.5t of cargo for the ISS is slated for launch on Jan. 28.

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