Russia Launches One-man, Two-woman Crew to Space Station Written 25 March 2024


The Soyuz 2.1a rocket with Soyuz MS-25 spacecraft carrying NASA astronaut Tracy Dyson, Oleg Novitsky of Roscosmos and Marina Vasilevskaya of Belarus to the ISS, lifts off from the Baikonur launch facility in Kazakhstan, Saturday, March 23, 2024. | Credit: Roscosmos; Associated Press–©

CBS News reports, “Two days after a rare last-second launch abort, a Russian Soyuz spacecraft blasted off Saturday on a flight to the International Space Station, carrying two short-duration crew members and a NASA astronaut bound for a six-month tour of duty." The Soyuz is expected to catch up with the space station Monday, “moving in for docking at a port on the station's Earth-facing Prichal module at 11:09 a.m. local time.”
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