Next ISS Crew To Launch December 21st
NASA announced that their Flight Engineer Don Pettit, Russian Soyuz Commander Oleg
Kononenko and European Space Agency Flight Engineer Andre Kuipers of
the Netherlands are set to launch to the International Space Station (ISS) aboard a Soyuz TMA-03M spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 7:16 a.m. CST on
Wednesday, 21 December 2011 (7:16 p.m. local time).
According to NASA, Friday, 23 December 2011, the three will dock to the Rassvet module of the
station at 9:22 a.m. The new crew will join station Commander Dan
Burbank of NASA and Russian Flight Engineers Anton Shkaplerov and
Anatoly Ivanishin, who have been aboard the orbital laboratory since
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