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Progress 47 approaches the ISS

An unpiloted Progress resupply vehicle approaches the International Space Station, carrying 2.8 tons of food, fuel and supplies. The cargo delivery includes 1,988 pounds of propellant, 110 pounds of oxygen and air, 926 pounds of water and 2,703 pounds of spare parts, resupply items and experiment hardware for the residents of the space station.

Progress 47 docked to the station’s Pirs Docking Compartment at 10:39 a.m. (EDT) on April 22, 2012. In the background are the northeast part of the Greek Island of Corfu; the strait of Corfu (center); and the Greek-Albanian mainland (top-top right). The city of Kerkyra (Corfu) is on seen the island at bottom-center. »