Russian cargo resupply trips to the International Space Station have become such a regular, predictable thing that even NASA rarely bothers to make a big deal out of them, but today's resupply mission is worth some attention.
The Progress MS-09 lifted off as scheduled at 3:51 a.m. (2151 GMT; 5:51 p.m. EDT Monday) from the Russia-leased Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. Elon Musk's SpaceX Dragon commercial cargo supplier and Northrop Grumman's Cygnus take several days to reach the station.
The success of this mission may set the way for future Russian cargo and crew launches using the same expedited capability.
This is the spacecraft's first attempt of a fast-track orbital rendezvous with ISS.
Chris Froome faces early test
BMC Racing team in the third stage of the Tour de France . "There was way too much wind for me", said the slightly-built Porte. Their victory also helped Belgian team-mate Greg van Avermaet into the tour leaders yellow jersey.
A second attempt earlier this year in February hit the same roadblock with Progress 69: A last-minute glitch forced Roscosmos to abort the launch a minute before liftoff. The craft has brought over 2.5 tons of water, fuel, food and other supplies, extending the entire crucial provision supply to at least mid-January 2019.
Progress spacecraft are disposable vehicles that are packed with trash and unneeded items and intentionally burned up in Earth's atmosphere at mission's end.
The Progress MS-09 or Progress 70 cargo ship-the former name is used by the Russian space agency, Roscosmos, and the latter by NASA-only did two orbits of Earth before docking with the ISS.
It said these were routes on which customers could transfer "readily" to other flights on the day of the strike. Ryanair has confirmed that it is to cancel up to 30 flights to and from Ireland on Thursday.
A ship carrying USA soybeans took off for China last week just before the Asian country's retaliatory tariffs went into effect. On Monday, China placed fees on a wide range of USA products, including scrap aluminum, sparkling wine and apples.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the closure of the crossing will be followed by additional measures. Israel will also severely limit the ability of Palestinians to fish off the coast of the Gaza Strip.
This breached regulations around safety equipment and violated a ban on wireless transmission devices within the auto . In total, the 20-year-old was slapped with several fines adding up to more than $100,000.
Starbucks said the new strawless lids will first be implemented in Seattle and Vancouver in the third quarter of this year. But, let's say-for the sake of argument-that as many as 500 million plastic straws are used in the USA every day.
However, the newly discovered fossils show that, in fact, there is more than one way for gigantism to emerge in dinosaurs. I. prima was also found alongside three specimens of an already known species called Lessemsaurus sauropoides .
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, who officiated their royal wedding on May 19, also presided over the christening. It comes "at the request of Her Majesty's Government", a spokesperson for Kensington Palace said.
Relishing the suspense, Trump insisted he still hadn't locked down his decision, which he wants to keep under wraps until a 9 p.m. Republicans control the Senate by a 51-49 majority, making any efforts by Democrats to thwart Trump's nominee an uphill battle.
But the mood in Brussels - especially after hearing this afternoon that Boris Johnson too was gone - is far from blasé. Certainly not what would be needed to make Theresa May's proposed third way for Brexit work as she now presents it.
The two sides face off in Moscow, with the victor going on to play either Belgium or France in the final of the tournament. If they're similarly open against France , Les Bleus can punish them by displaying a more ruthless streak than Brazil did.
'Love Island' Star Sophie Gradon's Boyfriend Found Dead
Sadly, when a person commits suicide, the risk of their family and friends attempting suicide increases by 65 percent . Love Island star Sophie Gradon's boyfriend has been found dead just three weeks after she passed away .
ANP leader among 12 martyred in Peshawar blast
Bilour belonged to an influential political family in the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province, of which Peshawar is the capital. The ANP, which campaigns against the Taliban, has been a regular target of militants operating in Pakistan's northwest.
Marcus Smart Open To Deal Worth Less Than $15M Per Season
The Athletic's Michael Scotto snapped a photo of Smart and his agent Happy Walters talking to the Brooklyn Nets' GM Sean Marks. The 22-year-old power forward averaged 15.3 points and 8.2 rebounds per game for the Golden Kings during the 2017-18 season.
Kylie Jenner reveals she Got Rid of all her Lip Fillers
Her naturally dark short locks were styled into a half up and half down look and she accessorised with a pair of sunglasses. Kylie Jenner is a new woman! In a recent YouTube Q&A, Kylie joked that her daughter got her lips from father Travis Scott.
DC's 'Shazam!' Casts Djimon Hounsou As The Wizard
Cooper Andrews ( The Walking Dead ) and Marta Milans ( Killer Women ) play foster parents Victor and Rosa Vasquez. Funnily enough, Captain Marvel was the original comic book name of Shazam before DC Comics changed the title.
Arbitrator rules in favor of USC in Sarkisian's lawsuit
Sarkisian, who is now the offensive coordinator for the Atlanta Falcons, sued USC for $30 million after he was sacked in 2015. The arbitrator ruled that he was dismissed due to breach of contract rather than a disability, according to the report.
Widow of Nobel dissident Liu Xiaobo has left China
China reported today (July 10) that she departed Beijing on a Finnair flight to Berlin late Monday night, citing unnamed sources. The first, Carl von Ossietzky, died of tuberculosis in Germany in 1938 while jailed for opposing Adolf Hitler's Nazi regime.
Belgium star Hazard: I used to support France growing up
There's not much to choose between the two sides: both have superb goalkeepers, strong defences and attacking talent in abundance. The FC Barcelona centre-back has a knee injury, and his availability will depend on a fitness test closer to kick-off.