Xinhua News Agency (Oct. 24, 2012) A Soyuz spacecraft carrying two Russians and an American blasted off on Tuesday for the International Space Station.
The rocket carrying the Soyuz craft lifted off from a launch pad at Baikonur in ... watch video
AFP (Dec. 19, 2012) A Soyuz spacecraft carrying Russian, American and Canadian astronauts blasted off on Wednesday from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan bound for the International Space Station ... watch video
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Cygnus arrives at ISS
Orbital Sciences' Cygnus spacecraft has made the company's first contracted resupply flight to the International Space ... watch video
AFP (Mar. 26, 2014) A US-Russian three man crew Wednesday faced an unprecedented two day delay in their docking with the International Space Station (ISS) after their Russian Soyuz spacecraft suffered a technical glitch ... watch video
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