NASA astronaut reaches space station after 'fast-track' journey

Soyuz MS-17 crew launches on 'ultrafast' two-orbit flight to space station

NASA astronaut Kate Rubins boarded a Russian Soyuz rocket for the fastest ever trip to the International Space Station on Wednesday, her 42nd birthday, which also marked what NBC News calls "the end of an era".

(Front row from left) Expedition 64 crew members Kate Rubins, Sergey Ryzhikov and Sergey Kud-Sverchkov join Expedition 63 crew members (back row from left) Ivan Vagner, Anatoly Ivanishin and Chris Cassidy inside the space station's Zvezda service module. In both images, one can clearly see the spacecraft shortly after launching from the pad. It's just unbelievable to see such a enormous machine built entirely by humans and flying off the surface of The Earth is still in space after 20 years. The Crew-1 is now scheduled to launch some time in November according to NASA's blog.

The actual flight lasted for three hours and three minutes, setting a record for the fastest flight to the ISS. "The total time from launch to docking of the Soyuz MS-17 was 3 hours and 3 minutes", it added. A previous unmanned launch took the same amount of time, which was on Progress MS-09 in July 2018, per NASA Spaceflight.

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In November, Rubins, Ryzhikov and Kud-Sverchkov are expected to greet NASA's SpaceX first operational Crew Dragon mission, which is bringing NASA astronauts Mike Hopkins, Victor Glover and Shannon Walker, and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut Soichi Noguchi to the space station aboard the Crew Dragon vehicle.

The oxygen generation system (OGS) has failed in the Russian segment of the International Space Station (ISS), according to the crew's talks with the Earth, broadcast by NASA.

These were the details of the news New space expedition to deliver equipment to orbit outpost for air. for this day. It is the first such launch since SpaceX's game-changing debut manned flight from U.S. soil.

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