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Astronauts on new mission dismiss safety concerns after Soyuz accident

World Dec 3, 2018

Astronauts on new mission dismiss safety concerns after Soyuz accident

Astronauts of the first manned space mission since an unprecedented accident in October on Sunday brushed aside concerns about Russia's Soyuz rocket, saying risks were part of the job. Oleg Kononenko of the Russian space agency Roscosmos, Anne McClain of NASA and David Saint-Jacques of ...

Onishi, ISS crewmates safely back on Earth

National Oct 30, 2016

Onishi, ISS crewmates safely back on Earth

A Japanese astronaut and two other members of the International Space Station returned to Earth on Sunday after completing a nearly four-month mission, the Japanese and U.S. space agencies said. Russian mission commander Anatoly Ivanishin and flight engineers Takuya Onishi, from Japan, and Kate Rubins, ...

Japanese astronaut Yui reaches space station

National Jul 23, 2015

Japanese astronaut Yui reaches space station

A Soyuz spacecraft carrying astronauts from Japan, Russia and the United States arrived at the International Space Station on Thursday morning nearly six hours after liftoff from Kazakhstan. Their rocket blasted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome at 6:02 a.m. Japan time and separated from the ...