Indian-Asian News Service
02 December 2018 12:04 IST
Three space passengers, including two astronauts on their first flight International Space Station (ISS) for a six-and-a-half month mission on December 3 NASA I said.
Two months after the launch failure increased Soyuz Spacecraft They were carrying the Russian cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin and US astronaut Nick Hague for an emergency landing.
The event was the first failure of manned space launch in modern Russian history.
Three new space passengers, Anne McClain from NASA, David Saint-Jacquesof of the Canadian Space Agency and the sea space of Soyuz MS-11 in Oleg Kononenko, Russian space agency 5.30. Preparing to open. From the Baikonur spaceship in Kazakhstan.
Following a six-hour journey through the four orbits of the Earth, the crew will place Soyuz on the Poisk module of the station to begin their mission on the orbital lab.
McClain will be the first flight to Saint-Jacques and will be fourth to Kononenko.
In less than two hours, the doors between Soyuz and the station will be opened and the current team, ESA & E (European Space Agency) Expedition 57 Commander Alexander Gerst, NASA Flight Engineer Serena Aunon-Chancellor and Roscosmos Flight Engineer Sergey Prokopyev, since June they are in orbit, they will greet them.
Gerst, Aunon-Chancellor and Prokopyev will leave home on December 20, while Kononenko, McClain and Saint-Jacques will officially have 58 Expedition crews.