Crew of three launched on Soyuz TMA-09M which docks with ISS

by | May 29, 2013 | International Space Station, Russia | 0 comments

The Soyuz TMA-09M mission was launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome (near Tyuratam in Kazakhstan) at 2013 GMT on 28 May 2013 on a Soyuz FG launch vehicle.  Aboard the launch was a crew of three: Russian cosmonaut  Fyodor Yurchikhin, US NASA Astronaut Karen Nyberg, and Italian ESA astronaut, Luca Parmitano. The spacecraft docked at 0210 GMT on 29 May with the International Space Station’s Rassvet module.

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