Stock Photo Description:Progress 15 cargo ship in space stock photo. This is a photo by NASA Public Domain showing progress 15 cargo ship in space.
Before the Expedition 10 crew on the International Space Station could get its much needed Christmas supplies, the Progress 15 cargo ship had to undock from the Zvezda Service module and clear the way for the new Progress cargo ship. Backdropped by the blackness of space, the Progress 15 undocks from Zvezda and backs away at 2:37 p.m. EST on December 22, 2004, carrying its load of trash and unneeded equipment to be deorbited and burned up in Earth’s atmosphere.
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