Russian Spacecraft Launches Into Orbit for International Space Station

The Russian space agency Roscosmos successfully launched an uncrewed cargo spacecraft aboard a Soyuz rocket to the International Space Station on October 28.

Footage released by NASA shows liftoff from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan in the early hours of Thursday.

NASA said the Progress 79 resupply spacecraft was carrying more than “three tons of food, fuel, and supplies for the Expedition 66 crew” and will spend about seven months at the station. Credit: NASA via Storyful

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