BAIKONUR, November 14 (RIA Novosti)
- Russian space freighter docks with orbital station
- Russia’s Mission Control set to raise ISS orbit by 3.2 km
- ISS orbit readjusted by 3 km
A Soyuz-FG rocket carrier with a new crew for the International Space Station (ISS) aboard has blasted off from the Baikonur Space Center in Kazakhstan.
Three new members to the ISS, Russian cosmonauts Anton Shkaplerov and Anatoly Ivanishin, as well as NASA astronaut Daniel Burbank, lifted off as scheduled on board their Soyuz TMA-22 capsule.
The crew should dock with the ISS on November 16 at 9:33 a.m. Moscow time (05:33 GMT).
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