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Next organisation set to launch toward International Space Station

  • September 12, 2017

A new organisation is streamer to a International Space Station (ISS) today.

NASA moody engineers Mark Vande Hei and Joe Acaba and Russian Roscosmos cosmonaut Alexander Misurkin are scheduled to blast off from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 5:17 p.m. EDT. 

After a launch, a Soyuz booster will conduct to a International Space Station on a six-hour fast-track, scheduled to wharf during 10:57 p.m.

NASA launch ISS

Expedition 53 organisation members: Joe Acaba of NASA, Alexander Misurkin of Roscosmos, and Mark Vande Hei of NASA poise for a sketch for a press outward a Soyuz simulator forward of their Soyuz gift exams, Aug. 31, during a Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center in Star City, Russia. (Bill Ingalls/NASA)

The ISS is a usually henceforth assigned  laboratory in space. It orbits about 400 kilometres above a earth.

The hatches will open around 12:40 a.m. ET on Sept. 13, where a stream crew, stoical of NASA commander Randy Bresnik, and moody engineers Sergey Ryasanskiy from Roscosmos and Paolo Nespoli from a European Space Agency, will hail them.

On Sept. 2, dual NASA astronauts, Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer, as good as Russian cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin, returned from a ISS with a parachute touchdown in Kazakhstan. Whitson, 57, broke a U.S. record for accumulative time in space.  

The new ISS organisation will stay during for 5 months. They’ll continue work on hundreds of experiments in biology and biotechnologym as good as physical and Earth sciences.

You can watch a launch live here commencement during 4:45 p.m.

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