April 4 (UPI) -- Russia's space agency launched a cargo ship into space on Thursday morning. The express delivery was successfully received by space station crew just a few hours later.
The Russian Progress 72 cargo spacecraft launched at 7:01 a.m. ET, 4:01 p.m. Baikonur time. Just more than three hours later, at 10:21 a.m. ET, four minutes ahead of schedule, the craft docked on the Pirs compartment on the space station's Russian segment.