Russia’s Soyuz TMA-02M/27S spacecraft docked with the International Space Station late June 9, completing a two-day transit for Sergei Volkov, Mike Fossum and Satoshi Furukawa, the Russian/U.S./Japanese crew. The linkup at 5:18 p.m. EDT united the newcomers with Expedition 28 commander Andrey Borisenko and flight engineer Alexander Samokutyaev, both of Russia, and NASA astronaut Ron Garan. The Soyuz lifted off from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on June 7 at 4:12 p.m. EDT, ...
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