BAIKONUR, April 09. /ITAR-TASS/. The transport ship Progress M-23M has separated from the Soyuz-U carrier rocket and continues flying to the International Space Station (ISS), officials at the Baikonur spaceport told ITAR-TASS ion Wednesday, April 9.
The transport ship is to dock with the ISS in six hours after the liftoff. It is carrying more than 2.5 tonnes of supplies. Working aboard the ISS are Mikhail Tyurin, Alexander Skvortsov and Oleg Artemyev of Russia, Richard Mastracchio and Steven Swanson of NASA, and Japanese astronaut Koichi Wakata.