HOUSTON – The early May 8 loss of an International Space Station power channel, one of eight primary U.S. segment circuits, is not expected to affect the scheduled May 13 departure of three U.S., Japanese and Russian crewmembers on the Soyuz TMA-11M crew transport, according to NASA’s Mission Control. The Soyuz undocking and descent will mark the conclusion of Expedition 39 and end the first command of the ISS by a Japanese astronaut. The Russian crew transport with Koichi ...


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