HOUSTON - While much of the U.S. marked the 50th anniversary of the NASA Apollo 11 Moon landing on July 20, a three-man crew blasted off aboard a Soyuz rocket from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan for a 6.5-hr. sprint to the International Space Station (ISS). The Soyuz MS-13 spacecraft with NASA astronaut Drew Morgan, European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Luca Parmitano and Russian cosmonaut Alexander Skvortsov successfully docked at the ISS Russian segment Zvezda module at 6:48 p.m. ...

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