HOUSTON — Russian, U.S. and German astronauts returned the International Space Station to six-person operations late May 28, as their Soyuz-TMA-13M spacecraft arrived at the orbiting science laboratory following a six-hr., four-orbit launch-to-docking transit. Soyuz pilot Maxim Suraev, a 42-year-old Russian air force colonel; Reid Wiseman, a 39-year-old NASA astronaut and U.S. Navy test pilot; and Alexander Gerst, a 38-year-old German geophysicist, floated aboard the ISS at 11:52 p.m. ...
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