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Soyuz launches new ISS crew
Posted: Wed, Jun 8, 2011, 5:48 AM ET (0948 GMT)
Soyuz TMA-02M launch (Roskosmos) A Soyuz spacecraft carrying three new International Space Station crew members lifted off early Wednesday. A Soyuz rocket lifted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 4:12 pm EDT Tuesday (2012 GMT Tuesday, 2:12 am local time Wednesday) and placed the Soyuz TMA-02M spacecraft into orbit nine minutes later. On board the Soyuz are Russian cosmonaut Sergei Volkov, American astronaut Mike Fossum, and Japanese astronaut Satoshi Furukawa, who will join the ISS crew after the Soyuz docks with the station on Thursday. Fossum will become the station commander when the current commander, Andrey Borisenko, leaves the station in September.
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