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Three newly-arrived crew members joined the space station’s Expedition 60 crew today. FULL STORY:
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Spaceflight Now Jul 20
Docking confirmed. The Soyuz MS-13 spacecraft has arrived at the International Space Station with Russian commander Alexander Skvortsov, Italian flight engineer Luca Parmitano and NASA astronaut Andrew Morgan.
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Spaceflight Now Jul 20
The Soyuz MS-13 spacecraft, with a crew of three on-board, is on final approach to the International Space Station. WATCH LIVE:
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Spaceflight Now Jul 20
The approaching Soyuz MS-13 spacecraft is seen here with the Soyuz MS-12 spacecraft docked to the space station in the foreground. WATCH LIVE:
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Spaceflight Now Jul 20
Soyuz is now less than 1,000 feet from the International Space Station, and now in view of the station’s cameras. WATCH LIVE:
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Spaceflight Now Jul 20
Approaching the six-hour mark since its launch from Kazakhstan, the Soyuz MS-13 spacecraft and its three-man crew are within a mile of the International Space Station. Docking is less than a half-hour away. WATCH LIVE:
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Spaceflight Now Jul 20
Scientists using 21st century images have reconstructed what Neil Armstrong saw outside his window as he guided the Apollo 11 lunar module to a safe landing site on the moon 50 years ago today (📷 : ). WATCH:
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Spaceflight Now Jul 20
The next flight of an Ariane 5 rocket, previously set for next week, has been delayed to no earlier than July 30 to review the readiness components it has in common with the Vega rocket after a launch failure earlier this month. FULL STORY:
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Spaceflight Now Jul 20
Here’s a view from an on-board camera of the Soyuz rocket’s third stage separating from the Soyuz MS-13 crew capsule in orbit, followed by deployment of the spacecraft’s solar panels.
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Spaceflight Now Jul 20
Third stage separation confirmed! The Soyuz MS-13 spacecraft is safely in orbit and has extended its solar panels to begin its chase of the International Space Station. Docking is set for 6:51pm EDT (2251 GMT).
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Spaceflight Now Jul 20
“Everything is nominal on-board,” reports Soyuz commander Alexander Skvortsov.
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Spaceflight Now Jul 20
Watch live views from a camera on-board the Soyuz rocket as it climbs into orbit with a three-man crew heading for the International Space Station:
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Spaceflight Now Jul 20
Soyuz first stage booster separation confirmed. Everything is proceeding normally in the launch.
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Spaceflight Now Jul 20
Liftoff of the Soyuz rocket with Alexander Skvortsov, Luca Parmitano and Andrew Morgan heading on a six-hour trek to the International Space Station.
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Spaceflight Now Jul 20
T-minus 3 minutes. The launch key has been inserted. The Soyuz rocket and crew are set for liftoff on a six-hour pursuit of the International Space Station. WATCH LIVE:
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Spaceflight Now Jul 20
T-minus 6 minutes. Here’s a view of Andrew Morgan and Alexander Skvortsov inside the Soyuz MS-13 spacecraft. The crew members have closed their helmet visors in preparation for liftoff. WATCH LIVE:
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Spaceflight Now Jul 20
Here’s a view of Alexander Skvortsov and Luca Parmitano inside the Soyuz MS-13 spacecraft. Liftoff is less than 20 minutes away. WATCH LIVE:
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Spaceflight Now Jul 20
T-minus 30 minutes. The Soyuz emergency escape system should be armed at this time. Everything remains no track for liftoff of the next space station crew from Kazakhstan at 1628 GMT (12:28pm EDT). WATCH LIVE:
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Spaceflight Now Jul 20
The gantry arms have retracted to reveal the Soyuz booster on Launch Pad No. 1 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, the same launch pad used when Yuri Gagarin became the first person in space in 1961.
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Spaceflight Now Jul 20
On the 50th anniversary of the first human landing on the moon, Apollo 11 flight director Gene Kranz has returned to mission control in Houston for today’s launch of three new crew members to the International Space Station.
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