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Progress Approaches
Progress 18 approaches Station

An unpiloted Progress supply vehicle approaches the International Space Station. The Progress 18 resupply craft launched at 7:09 p.m. EDT on June 16, 2005, from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan to deliver two tons of supplies, food, water, fuel and equipment to the Expedition 11 crewmembers onboard the Station.

Progress docked to the aft port of the Zvezda Service Module at 8:42 p.m. EDT on June 18 as the Station flew approximately 225 statute miles above a point near Beijing, China.

Image Credit: NASA

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