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  • Soyuz TMA-17M and crew return home after five months on ISS

    Derek RichardsonDecember 11th, 2015

    Three members of the Expedition 45 crew departed the International Space Station in their Soyuz TMA-17M spacecraft on Dec. 11, landing a few hours later on the steppes of Kazakhstan in sub-zero, post sunset conditions. This was the first night landing of a Soyuz since TMA-05M in November 2012.

  • Expedition 44 crew launches to Space Station

    Tomasz NowakowskiJuly 22nd, 2015

    A Russian Soyuz-FG rocket successfully lifted off from the launch pad 1/5 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome, located in Kazakhstan. The launch vehicle is carrying the Soyuz TMA-17M spacecraft, heading to the International Space Station (ISS ) with three Expedition 44 crew members. The lift off occurred as scheduled, at 5:02 p.m. EDT (21:02 GMT) Wednesday, July […]

  • New Space Station trio ready for Wednesday Soyuz launch

    Tomasz NowakowskiJuly 21st, 2015

    Three new members of the Expedition 44 crew have arrived at the Baikonur Space Center in Kazakhstan, where they are completing their final preparations for the upcoming Soyuz TMA-17M flight to the International Space Station (ISS ). The trio, consisting of Commander Oleg Kononenko (Roscosmos ) and Flight Engineers Kjell Lindgren (NASA ) and Kimiya Yui (JAXA ), are currently […]