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NASA Astronaut Kate Rubins Launches to Space Station with Russian Crewmates on Historic Soyuz Flight

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL, FL –   NASA astronaut Kate Rubins and her two Russian cosmonaut crewmates successfully blasted off for the International Space Station early this morning aboard their Soyuz MS-17 spacecraft on a milestone mission marking the historic end of an era for American astronauts aboard the Russian vessels that also counts as the 2oth anniversary of continuous, uninterrupted  human

New Russian-American Trio Launches on Soyuz and Docks to Space Station

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL, FL – With greatly reduced fanfare and no family members present in response to the continuing coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic a new Russian-American trio of spacefarers successfully launched to orbit aboard an upgraded Soyuz rocket this morning Thursday, April 9 and docked at the International Space Station (ISS) just six hours later. The new spaceflyer