Russian spacecraft breaks record reaching International Space Station

Russian spacecraft breaks record reaching International Space Station

Russian spacecraft breaks record reaching International Space Station

MOSCOW — An unmanned Russian shuttle conveying multiple huge amounts of freight possesses set a record energy for an excursion to the International Space Station, docking with the circling station in 3 hours and 21 minutes.

The Progress vessel launched Thursday from the Russian dispatch office in Baikonur, Kazakhstan, and docked with the station after two circles.

It was 19 minutes quicker than the past record set by another Progress send in July, as indicated by the Russian space organization Roscosmos.

The load deliver is conveying fuel, sustenance, water, oxygen and different supplies for the space station, which right now has three Americans, two Russians and one Canadian space explorer on board.