Soyuz launched from Baikonur with an expedition to the ISS

Soyuz launched from Baikonur with an expedition to the ISS

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On Wednesday (May 28), the Soyuz TMA-13M manned spacecraft launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome, carrying NASA astronaut Reid Wiseman, Russian cosmonaut Maxim Suraev and European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst into space. The flight lasted six hours. On Thursday morning, the spacecraft landed at the Rassvet Small Research Module of the International Space Station (ISS).

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Soyuz launched from Baikonur with an expedition to the ISS

Soyuz launched from Baikonur with an expedition to the ISS

1. A Soyuz-FG launch vehicle is transported to the launch pad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, May 26, 2014. (Photo: AP Photo)

Soyuz launched from Baikonur with an expedition to the ISS

2. A Soyuz-FG launch vehicle is transported to the launch pad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, May 26, 2014. (Photo: Reuters)

Soyuz launched from Baikonur with an expedition to the ISS

3. "Soyuz TMA-13M" is on the launch pad of the Baikonur Cosmodrome, May 26, 2014. (Photo: Reuters / Shamil Zhumatov)

Soyuz launched from Baikonur with an expedition to the ISS

4. "Soyuz TMA-13M" is on the launch pad of the Baikonur Cosmodrome, May 26, 2014. (Photo: AP Photo)

Soyuz launched from Baikonur with an expedition to the ISS

5. Mission crew members to the International Space Station (ISS) - German astronaut Alexander Gerst, Russian cosmonaut Maxim Suraev and American astronaut Gregory Reid Wiseman at the Baikonur Cosmodrome, May 28, 2014. (Photo: AP Photo)

Soyuz launched from Baikonur with an expedition to the ISS

6. American astronaut Gregory Reid Wiseman at the Baikonur Cosmodrome, May 28, 2014. (Photo: AP Photo)

Soyuz launched from Baikonur with an expedition to the ISS

7. Launch of the Soyuz TMA-13M spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome, May 28, 2014. (Photo: NASA / Joel Kowsky)

Soyuz launched from Baikonur with an expedition to the ISS

8. Launch of the Soyuz TMA-13M spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome, May 28, 2014. (Photo: NASA / Joel Kowsky)

Soyuz launched from Baikonur with an expedition to the ISS

9. Launch of the Soyuz TMA-13M spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome, May 28, 2014. (Photo: NASA / Joel Kowsky)

Soyuz launched from Baikonur with an expedition to the ISS

10. The spacecraft "Soyuz TMA-13M" flies in the sky, May 28, 2014. (Photo: NASA / Joel Kowsky)

Keywords: Baikonur | Spacecraft | ISS | Expedition

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