Russian spaceship docks with ISS

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MOSCOW, Oct. 25 (Xinhua) — Russia’s manned spacecraft Soyuz TMA-06M has successfully docked with the International Space Station (ISS), Russia’s Mission Control Center said Thursday. The docking was completed at 16:29 Moscow time (1229 GMT), according to an announcement from the center. The spacecraft, with two Russians and one U.S. pilot on board, docked with Russia’s “MIM-2 Poisk” module of the ISS, said the center. The crew of Oleg Novitsky, Eugeny Tarelkin, Kevin Ford will spend half a year on the orbit with over 50 scientific experiments scheduled to be conducted. This is a rare occasion when all three crew members have no or little experience in the space missions. Among the three,…

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