Shorter Trip To The ISS Will Bring Challenges For Soyuz Crews

HOUSTON — A sprint to the International Space Station (ISS) may not suit everyone. On Aug. 1, Russia’s Progress 48 resupply mission lifted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 3:35 p.m. EDT on an ISS first: a four-orbit, 6-hr. trajectory that was to end with an automated docking of the...

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