HOUSTON — U.S., Russian and Japanese astronauts lifted off for the International Space Station late July 22, prepared to restore the orbiting science laboratory to six-person operations for the first time since June 11. The Soyuz TMA-17M capsule with NASA’s Kjell Lindgren, Russia’s Oleg Kononenko and Japan’s Kimiya Yui was expected to dock with the ISS Russian segment’s Rassvet module at 10:46 p.m. EDT, following a series of four major rendezvous ...

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