Rocket With US-Russian Crew Misses ISS Rendezvous

Rocket With US-Russian Crew Misses ISS Rendezvous

Via AFP:

A US-Russian three-man crew Wednesday faced an unprecedented two-day delay in their docking with the International Space Station (ISS) after their Russian Soyuz spacecraft suffered a technical glitch on its approach in orbit.

The two Russian cosmonauts and American astronaut were to have docked with the ISS early Wednesday, just six hours after launch from Kazakhstan, but the problem means that the docking is now only planned on Friday.

The trio will now orbit the Earth 34 times before their rendezvous with the international space laboratory, instead of the fast track route of four orb...

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