Expedition Crew Arrives at the International Space Station After Two Day Journey

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Expedition Crew Arrives at the International Space Station After Two Day Journey.

After launching on July 7 in their Soyuz spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, Expedition 48-49 Soyuz Commander Anatoly Ivanishin of Roscosmos and Flight Engineers Kate Rubins of NASA and Takuya Onishi of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency arrived at the International Space Station July 9, to complete their two-day journey.

The trio is scheduled to spend about four months on the station contributing to more than 250 experiments in fields such as biology, Earth science, human research, physical sciences and technology development.

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