October 12, 2008
New Crew, Space Tourist Launched to Iss From Baikonur
BAIKONUR. Oct 12 (Interfax-AVN) - A Russian launch vehicle, Soyuz- FG, carrying the Soyuz TMA-13 spacecraft, blasted off from Baikonur, Kazakhstan, on Sunday, an Interfax-AVN correspondent reported from the launch site.
The Soyuz TMA-13 is carrying Russian cosmonaut Yury Lonchakov, NASA astronaut Michael Fincke and the sixth space tourist Richard Garriott.
The crew's journey to the International Space Station
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