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TWIRL 7: Crewed mission to ISS due this week from Baikonur – Neowin

For the first time since TWIRL began, we will see a crewed space mission. On Friday, two cosmonauts and an astronaut will take off on a Soyuz rocket and head for…

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For the first time since the start of This Week in Rocket Launches, we have a crewed mission to the International Space Station. It will be ferrying Russian cosmonauts Oleg Novitsky and Pyotr Dubrov, as well as NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei. Their capsule is set to stay docked with the ISS for six months and will act as an escape pod for the residents of the station should they need to evacuate.
This week there are a collection of missions marked as “No Earlier Than (NET)” which means we don’t have…

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