New ISS Crew Members Welcomed!

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Published on May 28, 2013

A few hours after docking their Soyuz Spacecraft to the Rassvet module on the International Space Station, Expedition 36/37 Soyuz Commander Fyodor Yurchikhin of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos), NASA Flight Engineer Karen Nyberg and Flight Engineer Luca Parmitano of the European Space Agency opened hatches and were greeted by the three crew members who have been on the outpost since late March: station Commander Pavel Vinogradov of Roscosmos, Flight Engineer Chris Cassidy of NASA and Russian Flight Engineer Alexander Misurkin.

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Published on May 28, 2013

After launching earlier in the day in their Soyuz TMA-09M spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, Expedition 36/37 Soyuz Commander Fyodor Yurchikhin of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos), NASA Flight Engineer Karen Nyberg and Flight Engineer Luca Parmitano of the European Space Agency arrived at the International Space Station following an accelerated six-hour rendezvous, docking their craft to the Rassvet module on the Russian segment of the complex.

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Raw: New Crew Reaches ISS

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Published on Mar 29, 2013

A crew of two Russians and one American has arrived on the International Space Station. The incoming crew plans to spend five months on board. (March 29)

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Published on Mar 28, 2013

NASA Flight Engineer Chris Cassidy and his Expedition 35/36 crewmates, Soyuz Commander Pavel Vinogradov, and Russian Flight Engineer Alexander Misurkin are welcomed by the three current residents of the International Space Station following the opening of their Soyuz spacecraft’s hatch. Expedition 35 Commander Chris Hadfield of the Canadian Space Agency, NASA Flight Engineer Tom Marshburn, and Russian cosmonaut Roman Romanenko will remain on the orbiting laboratory until the end of May, while the three newcomers are scheduled to remain on the ISS through September.

The Expedition 35/36 Soyuz Rocket Moves To Its Launch Pad

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Published on Mar 26, 2013

The Soyuz TMA-08M spacecraft and its booster were moved to the launch pad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on a railcar March 26 for final preparations before launch to the International Space Station on March 29, Kazakhstan time. The Soyuz TMA-08M will carry Expedition 35/36 Soyuz Commander Pavel Vinogradov, NASA Flight Engineer Chris Cassidy and Russian Flight Engineer Alexander Misurkin to the orbital outpost. The trio will spend five and a half months on the laboratory, joining station Commander Chris Hadfield of Canadian Space Agency, Flight Engineer Tom Marshburn of NASA and Russian Flight Engineer Roman Romanenko, who have been in orbit since late December. The footage also includes interviews with Bob Behnken, NASA Chief Astronaut, and Mike Fossum, Associate Director of Flight Crew Operations, Johnson Space Center.

 

Cassidy’s Launch Preps Continue in Kazakhstan

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Published on Mar 25, 2013

At the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, Expedition 35/36 NASA Flight Engineer Chris Cassidy, Soyuz Commander Pavel Vinogradov and Russian Flight Engineer Alexander Misurkin, along with backup crew members Oleg Kotov, Sergey Ryazanskiy and Michael Hopkins, participated in a final fit check of their Soyuz TMA-08M spacecraft and other pre-launch activities on March 23, after the encapsulation of the spacecraft in the upper stage of its booster rocket on March 22. The three Soyuz rocket booster stages were then integrated on March 25. Cassidy, Vinogradov and Misurkin are scheduled to launch to the International Space Station at 4:43 p.m. EDT on March 28 (2:43 a.m. on March 29, Kazakhstan time).