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  • Three nations, one landing: Expedition 49 crew members return safely to Earth

    Jason RhianOctober 30th, 2016

    Three expedition crew members returned to Earth last night via there Soyuz MS-01 spacecraft. The trio, each hailing from a different nation and space agency set down at 11:58 p.m. EDT (9:58 a.m. Oct. 30, local time) Kazakhstan.

  • Expedition 49 trio ready to leave International Space Station

    Tomasz 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.

  • ISS crew increases to six with Soyuz MS-01 docking

    Derek RichardsonJuly 9th, 2016

    Three fresh crew members arrived at the International Space Station (ISS) in the new Soyuz MS-01 spacecraft. The trio rendezvoused and docked with the orbital outpost’s Rassvet module at 12:06 a.m. EDT (04:06 GMT) Saturday, July 9, while flying 254 miles (409 kilometers) over the South Pacific.

  • First Soyuz MS spacecraft successfully launches with next Space Station crew

    Tomasz NowakowskiJuly 6th, 2016

    Thundering off from Site 1/5 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, a Soyuz-FG rocket lit up the early morning sky, marking the first launch of Russia’s upgraded Soyuz MS spacecraft. The mission, carrying a trio of future International Space Station (ISS) inhabitants, was launched exactly at 4:36 a.m. MSK (01:36 GMT) on Thursday, July 7, 2016.

  • Next Space Station crew ready for debut Soyuz MS flight

    Tomasz NowakowskiJuly 4th, 2016

    With the successful completion of final training sessions, three new Expedition 48 crew members confirmed their readiness for the upcoming flight to the International Space Station (ISS) aboard an upgraded Soyuz MS spacecraft. The crew is set to launch from Site 1/5 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 9:36 p.m. EDT Wednesday, July 6 (1:36 GMT Thursday, July 7).