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Wednesday, February 22, 2017

The crew of the ISS was launched from Baikonur on a new spacecraft “Soyuz MS”


The new crew of the International space station was launched from Baikonur on Board of manned spacecraft of the new series “Soyuz MS” with the carrier rocket “Soyuz-FG”.

In two days the ship will deliver to the ISS a new crew, consisting of Roscosmos cosmonaut Anatoly Ivanishin, astronaut Takuya Onishi JAXA and NASA astronaut Kathleen Rubins.

The separation of the spacecraft from the third stage booster is scheduled for 04.45 GMT. Docking with the ISS is scheduled for 07.12 MSK on July 9. The new ISS crew expect Alex Ovchinin (Russia), Oleg skripochka (Russia) and Jeffrey Williams (USA).

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