News Archive / Tagged: Expedition 49
Expedition 49 trio ready to leave International Space StationTomasz NowakowskiOctober 29th, 2016
Wrapping up their 115-day stay in space, the Expedition 49 trio will depart from the International Space Station (ISS) tonight to land on the steppe of Kazakhstan, southeast of Zhezkazgan. The crew has already packed up and is ready for the upcoming three-and-a-half hour return flight to Earth.
Soyuz MS-02 crew arrives at International Space StationJason RhianOctober 21st, 2016
Three members of Expedition 49 arrived at their home for the next four months. Transported via their Soyuz MS-02 spacecraft, the new crew members will now get to work integrating with the crew already aboard the International Space Station and preparing to conduct some serious orbital science.
Expedition 49 trio en route to ISS after flawless launch from BaikonurTomasz NowakowskiOctober 19th, 2016
The Soyuz MS-02 spacecraft finally launched out of Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan after being plagued by technical problems and delays. The spacecraft, with a trio of Expedition 49 astronauts and cosmonauts, is on a two-day trek to the International Space Station (ISS).
Soyuz MS-02 spacecraft finally ready for launchTomasz NowakowskiOctober 17th, 2016
After delays triggered by technical difficulties, the upcoming crewed mission to the International Space Station (ISS), designated Soyuz MS-02, is finally ready for its launch from Kazakhstan. The spacecraft, with the Expedition 49 trio aboard, will fly atop a Soyuz-FG booster at 4:05 a.m. EDT (08:05 GMT) Oct. 19 from Site 1/5 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome.
Soyuz MS-02 launch now targeted for October 19Tomasz NowakowskiSeptember 28th, 2016
Roscosmos has reset the launch date of the Expedition 49 crew aboard the second Soyuz MS spacecraft scheduled to fly. The flight of MS-02 was scrubbed after engineers discovered troubling damage within the spacecraft.
Russia sets new date for Soyuz MS-02 mission, confirms decision to cut ISS crewsTomasz NowakowskiSeptember 21st, 2016
Russia has set Nov. 1 as the new launch date for the next crewed flight to the International Space Station (ISS), designated Soyuz MS-02. The announcement came just days after the country approved the plan of reducing its space station crew from three to two cosmonauts. These two decisions force reschedules in Russia’s spaceflight program.