The spacecraft “Soyuz MS-05” delivered a new crew to the ISS
The crew of the ship, Russian cosmonaut Sergey Ryazanskiy, American Randolph Breznik and Italian European space Agency, Paolo Nespoli.
BAIKONUR /Kazakhstan/ 29 July. /TASS/. Russian manned spacecraft “Soyuz MS-05” with crew of new expedition on Board has docked at the International space station (ISS), reported TASS, the state Corporation “Roscosmos”.
“Produced by the docking of spacecraft “Soyuz MS-05” to the docking unit of the Rassvet module, said Roscosmos, adding that the docking was performed in automatic mode.
The carrier rocket “Soyuz-FG” was launched from “Gagarin’s start” Baikonur cosmodrome at 18:41 Moscow time on July 28. After nine and a half minutes, the ship was launched into orbit. The flight to the ISS took place on a shortened six-hour scheme. The April launch also took place a short-circuit, and the previous three-flight series vehicle Soyuz MS was carried out on a two-day scheme, as was the test.
The crew of the ship, Russian cosmonaut Sergey Ryazanskiy, American Randolph Breznik and European space Agency astronaut Paolo Nespoli (Italy).
Now aboard the ISS are Russian Fyodor Yurchikhin, NASA astronauts Jack Fischer and Peggy Whitson.