The Soyuz spacecraft is carrying with it some of the well known and experienced crew members to reach the ISS. Case in point, a recent launch of a Soyuz rocket from Russia's Roscosmos sent three new astronauts to the ISS (Serena Auñón-Chancellor from NASA, Sergey Prokopyev from Roscosmos, and Alexander Gerst from the European Space Agency) to take over for three astronauts who recently returned to Earth. They were received by Russian cosmonaut Oleg Artemyev and USA astronauts Andrew Feustel and Richard Arnold aboard the International Space Station. In this mission three astronauts who are form European Space Agency, the United States and Russian Federation are included, and they are blasted off on Wednesday for the mission to the International Space Station. This coverage will be followed by coverage of the opening of the hatches in between the spacecraft and the space station.
At five hours and 23 minutes into the spacewalk, Feustel will surpass NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson's record of 60 hours and 21 minutes to move into third place for cumulative time spent during spacewalks. They launched to the International Space Station at 7:12 a.m. Wednesday, and docked at 9:01 a.m. Friday morning.
E3 2018: Microsoft Brings The Biggest Xbox Sale of the Year
One of the hits of last year's E3, the latest take on the superhero is a PlayStation exclusive due to be released in September. We could also see a Nintendo Switch port of Fortnite, a Star Fox racing title, and the launch of N64 Classic Edition.
Queen Elizabeth, 92, had eye surgery to remove cataract
The last time Queen Elizabeth was in hospital was in 2013 at age 86 after she suffered a bout of gastroenteritis. Queen Elizabeth has undergone surgery to remove a cataract from her eye, Buckingham Palace has announced.
Congolese ex-VP Bemba Acquitted of War Crimes on Appeal
Christine Van den Wijngaert said the judges in the 2016 case did not take into account Bemba's attempts to stop the crimes. The appeals chamber, in a 3-2 majority ruling, said the trial chamber "erred in its evaluation of Mr.
Photo of Merkel and Trump captures G7 tensions
Trump said he had instructed U.S. representatives not to endorse the joint communique issued at the end of the summit. The US president repeated his call for Vladimir Putin to join the other leaders around the summit table.
Trump considers pardoning Muhammad Ali
Pardons have been at the front of President Donald Trump's mind lately. "No, I'm not thinking about pardoning OJ", Trump said. Johnson, who died in 1946, was convicted using a law originally meant to crack down on human trafficking and prostitution.
Kingdom Hearts III releases on January 29
Square Enix had originally said that Kingdom Hearts 3 would be out in 2018 so in some ways this is a delay on what was promised. This year is all set to be the final coming-out party for Kingdom Hearts III , which was first teased way back at E3 2013.
'We wanted to keep things simple' - Rashid Khan
Once again it was Rashid Khan (Man of the Series) who starred with the ball and successfully defended nine runs in the final over. Earlier, a combined effort by top and middle order batsman helped Afghanistan post a fighting 145/6 in the allotted 20 overs.
Nadal defeats Thiem to capture 11th French Open title
Unlike previous year - when those first few games realistically settled things - Thiem bounced back, breaking straight away. The 32-year-old world number one now has 17 Grand Slam titles, just three behind great rival Roger Federer .