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Altogether more than 5,200 lbs. (2,359 kg) of cargo is packed inside Progress 59, including 3,075 lbs. (1,395 kg) of dry cargo, 1,089 lbs. (494 kg) of propellant, 925 lbs. (420 kg) of water and 110 lbs. (50 kg) of compressed gases. The International Space Station is not in any danger of running out of supplies due to the loss of the spacecraft, NASA officials and the station's astronaut crew have said.
originally posted by: Mianeye
a reply to: soulpowertothendegree
Blowing something up in the earths upper atmosphere is a very bad idea, small/large pieces of debris would spread out orbiting the Earth creating dangers for future space travel, satellites and the ISS.
Letting it burn up in the atmosphere and let a small piece if any at all hit Earth, is a lot more safer.