After its automated docking system failed the first time, the Russian Progress 47 cargo ship successfully passed its second test on Saturday. Now it has un-docked, and is scheduled to burn up in the Earth's atmosphere.
The Ranch for Kids, a Montana home for troubled adopted children recently criticized by Russian officials, has been operating without a state license for the past two years, but the ranch owner denies any wrongdoing.
The safe arrival Tuesday of an American, Japanese, and Russian astronauts at the International Space Station helps improve confidence in the Russian space program. The Russian effort has been beset by problems lately.