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Russian-US crew welcomed aboard ISS – Corowa Free Press

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A trio of space travellers has blasted off to the International Space Station using for the first time a fast-track manoeuvre that allowed them to reach the orbiting outpost in just a little over three hours.NASA’s Kate Rubins along with Sergey Ryzhikov and Sergey Kud-Sverchkov of the Russian space agency Roscosmos lifted off as scheduled on Wednesday morning from the Russia-leased Baikonur space launch facility in Kazakhstan on the station.
For the first time, they tried a two-orbit approach a…

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