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Three-man Soyuz crew blasts off for space station

Two rookie cosmonauts and a NASA shuttle veteran rocketed into orbit aboard a Russian Soyuz ferry craft today and set off for the International Space Station. Joining them were 32 medaka fish, bound for a zero-gravity research aquarium aboard the lab complex. Under a clear afternoon sky, the workhorse Russian rocket roared to life at 4:51 p.m. local time (3:51 ... Read More »

Soyuz to dock with ISS, Sunita Williams onboard

New Delhi: Russian spacecraft, Soyuz TMA is set to dock with the International Space Station (ISS) on Tuesday morning at 10.22 am (IST). day trading strategies The spacecraft carrying Indian-American astronaut Sunita Williams, NASA astronaut Williams, Russian Soyuz Commander Yuri Malenchenko and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency flight engineer Akihiko Hoshide blasted off successfully from Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on 15th ... Read More »

Sunita Williams to head Expedition 33 team

New Delhi: US astronaut of Indian origin Sunita Williams will lead the Expedition 33 crew as the team will conduct experiments on survival on long duration flights for distant space journeys. forex trading strategies An officer with the US Navy, Williams, 46, took off from the iconic Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan with fellow flight engineers Yuri Malenchenko from Russia and ... Read More »

Expedition 31 Blasts Off!

After a six-week delay, the crew of Expedition 31 successfully launched aboard a Soyuz TMA-04M rocket on Tuesday, May 15 at 0301 GMT (11:01 p.m. EDT May 14) from Russia’s historic Baikonur Cosmodrome, located in the steppes of Kazakhstan. The rocket will deliver NASA astronaut Joe Acaba and Russian cosmonauts Gennady Padalka and Sergei Revin to the International Space Station. After ... Read More »