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NASA ASTRONAUT ON RUSSIAN ROCKET

2 years agoNews : The Coming Crisis

Now, here's some real Obama outsourcing. This morning, Kazakhstan time, the next mission to the International Space Station successfully blasted off carrying the usual trio -- a Russian commander, an astronaut from the international community and an American in a seat rented by NASA since the retirement of the last U.S. space shuttle a year ago this month.The Soyuz spacecraft, Expedition 32, shown above being moved by rail to the launchpad on Thursday, had Yuri Malenchenko as the commander, Flight Engineer Sunita Williams of NASA and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency Flight Engineer Akihiko Hoshide.
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International Space Station set to receive first Russian woman crew member

News : The Raw Story (3 months ago)

A Russian rocket blasted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan to the International Space Station (ISS) on Friday, taking to orbit a U.S.-Russian trio including the first Russian woman to serve on the $100 billion space out... Read Post

Rocket with 3-man crew lifts off for space station

News : The Newsroom (7 months ago)

MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian rocket carrying a three-man crew to the International Space Station has blasted off successfully from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. Read Post

Russian rocket blasts off for space station

News : The Newsroom (9 months ago)

BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan (AP) — A rocket carrying a Russian-American crew to the International Space Station has blasted off successfully from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. Read Post


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