Monday, December 21, 2009

New station crew whizzing toward outpost

A new crew is en route to the International Space Station after launch Sunday from Kazakhstan. reports that NASA astronaut Timothy Creamer, Russian cosmonaut Oleg Kotov, and Japanese astronaut Soichi Noguchi launched on time at 4:52 p.m. Eastern time on the Soyuz spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome.

You can read a full report on the launch at and you can follow the arrival at the outpost Tuesday here at The Flame Trench.


Anonymous said...

We did not waste 3 billion getting them there.

Anonymous said...

That picture is awesome.