Russian delivery at space station
A Russian cargo spacecraft docked Friday with the International Space Station, despite the failure of an antenna on its navigation system to deploy after launch. The unmanned Progress cargo ship was launched Wednesday from Russia's main space facility in Kazakhstan. The ship carrying 3 tons of food, oxygen, water and equipment was able to dock on automatic pilot, according to video from Russian mission control. There were initial concerns the undeployed antenna might interfere physically with the docking. NASA said the space station crew would conduct leak checks and then unload the cargo.
Obama to address Ohio State grads
President Barack Obama will deliver the commencement address at Ohio State University on May 5, the White House announced Friday. Last May, Obama kicked off his successful drive for re-election with a rally at the university. Obama's other commencement speeches this season are scheduled for all-male Morehouse College in Atlanta on May 19, and at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., on May 24.