Progress M-10M (42) Launched atop Soyuz-U rocket

April 27, 2011 - Baikonur Cosmodrome. At 17 hours: 05 minutes: 21 seconds Moscow Time transport cargo vehicle Progress M-10M was launched. The launch is aimed at ensuring further in-orbit operation of the International Space Station (ISS) in accordance with the Russian side obligations undertaken under this Project. Main mission task is to deliver different cargoes of more than 2.6 tons by mass onboard the station. These cargoes are necessary for crew life support and sustained ISS flight in a manned mode. Also these cargoes include a stowage with Georgievsky ribbons to be delivered to the ISS under the action known as "Georgievsky Ribbon-2011".

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