At the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, the Russian ISS Progress 40 cargo ship launched at 11:11 a.m. EDT (9:11 p.m. Baikonur time) on Oct. 27, for a three-day journey to the International Space Station. Carrying 2 ? tons of food, fuel and supplies for the Expedition 25 crew, the Progress is scheduled to dock to the Pirs Docking Compartment Oct. 30, just two days before the scheduled Nov. 1 launch of space shuttle Discovery to the orbital complex on the STS-133 mission.
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