Progress supply ship docks with International Space Station
Soyuz rocket launches cargo freighter to International Space Station
Resupply launch scrubbed, thwarting fast-track rendezvous with space station
Soyuz rocket positioned on launch pad for station resupply flight
A Russian Soyuz booster and an automated Progress resupply ship reached their launch pad Friday at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, two days before firing into orbit test out a new expedited rendezvous sequence that will culminate in the Progress spacecraft’s docking with the International Space Station just three-and-a-half hours after launch.