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    Progress-M55 detaches from Soyuz carrier rocket

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    MOSCOW, December 21 (RIA Novosti) - The Progress-M55 cargo ship detached from the Soyuz carrier rocket at 6.47 p.m. GMT, and was put into orbit, a Russian Federal Space Agency source said Wednesday.

    The cargo ship is now heading for the International Space Station.

    The spaceship was launched from the Baikonur space center, the launching site Russia leases from Kazakhstan, to deliver cargo to the ISS.

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