On June 14, 2017 at 09:20 UTC the “Progress MS-06” unmanned supply spacecraft was launched from Baykonur Cosmodrome to the International Space Station. The spacecraft was orbited by the “Soyuz-2.1A” rocket-carrier.
On June 11, 2017 at 13:38 UTC the US "Cygnus” (CRS OA-7 “John Glenn”) unmanned supply spacecraft was deorbited. The spacecraft re-entered the atmosphere and burned up over the South Pacific Ocean. Packed with trash and other equipment tagged for disposal, an Orbital Sciences Corp. “Cygnus” spacecraft plunged back into the atmosphere over the uninhabited Pacific Ocean. It was the 7th flight of "Cygnus” to the ISS.
In 4 days since it departed the International Space Station to wrap up a successful cargo delivery mission, the US "Cygnus” (CRS OA-7 “John Glenn”) unmanned supply spacecraft deployed four small satellites. On June 8 at 17:53 UTC the Lemur-2-30 “JennyBarna” CubeSat and the Lemur-2-31 “Angela” CubeSat were deployed and at 21:31 UTC the Lemur-2-32 ‘Spirovision’ and Lemur-2-33 ‘RobMoore’ CubeSats were deployed.
On June 5, 2017 at 13:52 UTC the private U.S. unmanned supply spacecraft, the "Dragon” SpX-11 (CRS-11 flight), was successfully docked to the International Space Station. The linkup operation was carried out with the help of the giant 17-meter Canadarm. The capture with Canadarm-2 was performed by American astronauts Jack Fisher and Peggy Whitson. The Dragon spacecraft was maneuvered into position and attached to a berthing port on the space station's Harmony module. This docking marked the 11th time a Dragon spaceship has reached the space station, counting a demonstration flight in 2012.
On June 4, 2017, the US "Cygnus” (CRS OA-7 “John Glenn”) unmanned supply spacecraft was undocked from the International Space Station. The spacecraft, which had been attached to the space station since April 22, 2017, was released by astronauts aboard the station using the orbiting complex's huge robotic arm at 13:10 UTC. American astronauts Jack Fisher and Peggy Whitson managed the departure procedures from a robotics work station inside the cupola module. It was the 7th successful flight of "Cygnus” to the ISS. But Cygnus CRS-7 spacecraft’s mission is not over.
On June 3, 2017 at 21:07 UTC the "Falcon 9” rocket-carrier was launched from LP-39A of the Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral, Florida. The launch was performed by the "SpaceX” private company. US private company SpaceX launched its "Dragon” (CRS-11 flight also known as SpX-11) unmanned spacecraft on a cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station. CRS means Commercial Resupply Services. It is the 12th successful flight of a “Dragon” spacecraft and the 11th successful flight of a “Dragon” to the ISS.
On June 2, 2017 at 14:10 UTC the Russian “Soyuz MS-03” landing capsule landed safely to south-east from the city of Dzhezkazgan, Kazakhstan.
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The spacecraft delivered to Earth the 2 members of ISS’s Expedition 51 – Russian cosmonaut Oleg Novitskiy and French astronaut Thomas Pesquet. They spent in space 197 days. Three other ISS crew members – Russian cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin, American astronauts Jack Fisher and Peggy Whitson remained in orbit aboard the International Space Station as the Expedition 52 crew. The undocking of Soyuz MS-0
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On June 02, 2017 at 10:47 UTC the Russian “Soyuz MS-03” spacecraft undocked from the International Space Station to deliver to Earth the 2 members of Expedition 51 – Russian cosmonaut Oleg Novitskiy and French astronaut Thomas Pesquet.
On May 25 and 26, 2017, total 17 mini-satellites (CubeSat) were launched from the “Kibo” module of the International Space Station. All of the satellites were delivered to the ISS by the “Cygnus CRS-7 (John Glenn)” unmanned supply spacecraft in April 2017.
On May 17, 2017, several mini-satellites were launched from the “Kibo” module of the International Space Station. At 01:45 UTC the following satellites were launched: the Taiwanese “Phoenix” (QB50 TW01); the French “X-Cubesat” (QB50 FR01) and the Sweden “gbee50-LTU-OC” (QB50 SE01). At 08:12 UTC the American “ALTAIR-1” (ALTAIR Pathfinder) satellite was launched. At 12:40 UTC the American SHARC (Satellite for High Accuracy Radar Calibration) satellite was launched. All satellites were delivered to the ISS by the “Cygnus CRS-7 (John Glenn)” unmanned supply spacecraft in April 2017. On May 18, 2017 at 01:00 UTC, the South Korean “LINK” (Little Intelligent Nanosatellite of KAIST) satellite and South African “ZA-Aerospace&r
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