Soyuz Rocket Blasts Off
Only moments ago, the Soyuz rocket (TMA-01M) blasted off from Kazakhstan’s Baikonur Cosmodrome for a rendezvous with the Internation Space Station. This flight is coming only days after the 53rd anniversary of Sputnik. This is part of larger mission to revitalize the ISS.
Some interesting links after the jump …
- Russia to make record number of space launches in 2010 (rt.com)
- US Astronaut Excited About Upcoming Space Mission (nytimes.com)
- U.S. astronaut twins prepare to meet in space next year (theglobeandmail.com)