3 Member Crew Blast-off to Space Station

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Two Russian cosmonauts and a NASA astronaut in a Soyuz spacecraft startedd their journey to the International Space Station.

NASA’s Shane Kimbrough and Andrei Borisenko and Sergei Ryzhikov of Roscosmos blasted off from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

Their mission is expected to last just over four months.

They will join Roscosmos’ Anatoly Ivanishin, NASA’s Kate Rubins, and Takuya Onishi of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), whose return to Earth is set for October 30.

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