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Russian Freighter Rockets Toward Space Station

25 Jan 2012, 23:18 UTC
Russian Freighter Rockets Toward Space Station
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A supply-filled Russian cargo carrier is in hot pursuit of the International Space Station tonight after launching from a spaceport on the central steppes of Kazakhstan.Mounted atop a Soyuz U rocket, the Progress 46 space freighter blasted off from Baikonur Cosmodrome at 6:06 p.m. EST. About 10 minutes later, it was zooming around the planet in low Earth orbit, its solar arrays and navigation

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