ISS Welcomes Soyuz MS-04 & Two Crew Members after Speedy Rendezvous

Russia’s Soyuz MS-04 spacecraft, carrying a reduced crew of two, chased down the International Space Station for a speedy rendezvous on Thursday, bringing its veteran commander Fyodor Yurchikhin and NASA Astronaut Jack Fischer to their orbital destination just six hours after blasting off from Kazakhstan.

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Early Morning Rollout kicks off Launch Week for Soyuz FG Rocket & Two-Man ISS Crew

Russia’s Soyuz rocket emerged from its assembly facility on Monday and rolled to the historic Site 1/5 launch complex at the Baikonur Cosmodrome from where it will blast off later this week with a two-man crew headed to the International Space Station.

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World’s most-flown Rocket sails into Retirement after Four-Decade Career

Soyuz U – the world’s most-flown and longest-serving rocket – made its final blastoff from the Baikonur Cosmodrome on Wednesday, capping a 44-year career by lifting the Progress MS-05 cargo spacecraft into orbit on a resupply mission to the International Space Station.

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Final Soyuz U rolls to Baikonur Launch Pad to cap Four-Decade Career with ISS Logistics

Russia’s final Soyuz U rocket rolled to its historic Baikonur Launch Pad on Monday to end a career of over four decades with what is hoped to be a successful Return to Flight mission on Wednesday, lifting off with the Progress MS-05 cargo spacecraft – the first Russian cargo delivery to ISS after December’s Soyuz U launch failure.

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Inaugural Progress MS arrives at ISS after smooth Docking for busy Cargo-Delivery Mission

The Progress MS spacecraft made a flawless rendezvous and docking with the International Space Station on Wednesday, arriving at the orbiting laboratory for a stay of eight months, facilitating the transfer of over 2,400 Kilograms of cargo delivered by the spacecraft.

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Progress MS Spacecraft begins Debut Mission to ISS with successful Launch atop Soyuz Rocket

A Russian Soyuz 2-1A rocket lifted off from Site 31/6 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome on Monday at 8:44 UTC carrying the first in an upgraded series of Progress cargo resupply craft to orbit on a mission to the International Space Station.

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